Dr. Elias Ayoub, MD

Dr. Elias Ayoub, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Elias Ayoub, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3650 South St Ste 202

Lakewood, CA 90712

Contact Information

(562) 630-3340

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Peritonsillar Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

73  Conditions Treated


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35  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 Facial Bone
  • 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
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • 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

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Creighton U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • St Lukes Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ayoub has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ayoub's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ayoub to family and friends
27 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ayoub's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I've been suffering from vertigo for 2 weeks. I was scheduled for 12:10 because he probably schedules 6 appointments in an hour. He didn't ask me much & based on a few responses to his questions he said I have bvpp. He told me to do a few exercises but did not send me home with a pamphlet on how...more
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I have nothing but wonderful praises for Dr.Ayoub and his Office Staff. From the minute I walked in the door they greeted me with kindness and they made me feel very comfortable. Dr. Ayoub is so caring and professional. He has 40 years ENT experience. He took care of my severe nose bleed issue. Saw...more
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I have read the negative reviews. The office staff was reasonably friendly to me, although i no longer consider smiles and small talk an important part of my office visit. The office is old, there is no AC. I have HMO insurance and many offices are like this. Dr. Ayoub is an older gentleman, and he...more
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This office is bad. Lobby overcrowded, dirty floor, bare walls, no TV, no AIR CONDITIONING, and receptionist is rude and SLOW. Everyone in lobby looked miserable. Doctor books 1 patient every 10 minutes as listed on the sign in sheet. Waited 2 1/2 hours in the heat and then was finally taken in....more
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I took 2 developmentally delayed patients to this doctor. I am the RN consultant for the community home where they live. The facility manager was with me as well as one of the direct service providers. He was so rude to all of us. He was impatient with my patients and told me he would not be taking...more
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