Dr. Elisa Lynskey, MD

Dr. Elisa Lynskey, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Elisa Lynskey, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in St Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University of South Florida / College of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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

Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated


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  • 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 of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • 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)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (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

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • New York University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lynskey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lynskey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lynskey to family and friends
based on 33 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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  • 2
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Dr. Lynskey's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I was seeing an ENT in Sarasota for repeated sinus infections. He began talking about doing IV antibiotics and I thought it was time for another opinion. I found Dr Lynskey in St Pete, and am so glad I did. No IV antibiotics, and she is very thorough. She has worked out a plan of treatment for...more
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Dr. Lynsky, is awesome! She has been a huge help to me with my ENT issues. I highly recommend her as a straightforward, strong Woman who genuinely cares for her patients and has even allowed me to get help outside of her working hours. That’s not usual but I’m just lucky to know her not only on a...more
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DO NOT GO HERE! They needed my records but would not fax request to my primary. After asking them to fax the request 3 times, I had to drop what I was doing, get in my car, drive to my primary and get records myself! After I was seen here, I was told I needed a biopsy and the hospital would call...more
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in St. Petersburg, FL
Dr. Lynskey performed nose reconstruction surgery after I had a melanoma removed from the side of my nose. I was fearful I wouldn't look "right" after she explained the procedure to my husband and I, but I am extremely pleased with the outcome. Dr. Lynskey is wonderful!!
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in Tampa, Fl
Been seeing Dr. Lynskey for many years now. She is very caring and goes out of her way to help answer my many questions, my kids love her too. I also had allergy testing and allergy shots done, and showing great results so far.
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