Dr. Don Headley, MD

Dr. Don Headley, MD

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Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
67 y/o
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Dr. Don Headley, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from George Washington University Hospital in 1986 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

SJHMC Surgery

500 W Thomas Rd Ste 400

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Indian Health Service
  • Mercy Care
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Phoenix Health Plan
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • Sliding Scale
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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Larynx Conditions
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more than 83% of peers
Vocal Cord Paralysis
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more than 81% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
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more than 77% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Headley "My mission, along with the St. Joseph Medical Group, is to focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. This allows me to provide patients with state-of-the-art patient services and exceptional patient experiences. "
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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Diaphragmatic Pacing
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Surgery

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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

  • George Washington University Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Headley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Headley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Headley to family and friends
4.6
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Headley's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Az
I had a tumor on my neck removed by Dr. Headley. He is a compassionate and benevolent professional. He answered all of my concerns and put me at ease. While other surgeons were weary due to the complex nature of my case, Dr. Headley had no problem performing the operation. His whole staff was also...more
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Never have I met a more caring and understanding surgeon. He explained my thyroid cancer and what he needed to do to help me with my cancer. I never felt so at ease as I did with Dr. Headley. He really has a wonderful bedside manner with his patients and the nurses. He has a real care and...more
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in Phoenix
Great bedside manner. He made me feel very comfortable. I had minimal pain after my surgery. I highly recommend.
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My daughter had a tonsilectomy and adenoidectomy, along with tubes placed in her ears. This was scary because she had just turned 5. Dr.Headley addresses my concerns, as well as kept us as informed as possible during the entire start to finish process. He developed a great rapport with my...more
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