Dr. Christopher Lykins, MD

Dr. Christopher Lykins, MD

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Dr. Christopher Lykins, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and facial plastic surgery.Read his story

20201 N Scottsdale Healthcare Dr Ste 230

Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Contact Information

(480) 684-1360

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lykins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 96% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Lykins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Lykins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lykins "I have been in practice for over 14 years in the valley and am an Arizona native. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lykins "I believe careful and attentive listening is the key to patient care."

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

75  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Wa School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lykins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lykins' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lykins to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Lykins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Lykins Says:
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I appreciate the kind words I have received in the past and value the good relationship I have with my patients.

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Patient Comments (4)

Dr Lykins listens to patients and inspires confidence.
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Our daughter was seen in March and Dr. Lykins suggested tonsillectomy. Our insurance denied the original request due to not enough information. Since then we have called multiple times and the office staff keeps suggesting that they are waiting to hear on the appeal claim and medical records for...more
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I called in for my first appointment on 05-23-2016 for an appointment because I am having symptoms of Sinusitis. I spoke with Jaime, the office manager. She asked for my email address in order to send the patient paperwork ahead of time for me to fill out. I still have not received the email with...more
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I?ve taken both my father and son to see Dr. Lykins and he?s helped them both tremendously. My father had a strange ear fungus that caused excessive buildup of wax-like stuff. It took a couple visits to diagnose that but once diagnosed, doctor Lykins treated it successfully with some antifungal...more
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