Dr. John Milligan, MD

Dr. John Milligan, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Milligan, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

Arizona Otolaryngology Consultants, PC

2222 E Highland Ave Ste 204

Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Bashas Benefit Trust
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Earwax Buildup
more than 88% of peers
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Milligan'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.

1  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

64  Conditions Treated


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42  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
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • 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
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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.


  • Miami University (Ohio)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Milligan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Milligan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Milligan to family and friends
17 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Milligan'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 (9)

My daughter has seen Dr. Milligan several times for different issues. While I like him a lot, his office staff is terrible. They are rude, hold times are long when you call in (20 minutes), they do not return calls and scheduling appointments is incredibly difficult, even for post-op follow up. ...more
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I had an appointment for my son at Dr. Milligan's office Oct. 19th. When I arrived at 1:10pm with an appt. time at 1:15pm there were two ladies at the front desk. One told me I have to be rescheduled because the doctor was running late with surgery. The other told me I have to reschedule because...more
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Excellent Doctor/Surgeon. Had to cut my facial nerve for tumor removal and did so with little scaring. Prayed over me prior to surgery which put me and my wife at ease. Highly recommend.
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Very helpful. Didn't feel rushed. Explained everything very well. Provided options and the risks.
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I am 24 and had a tonsillectomy performed by Dr. Milligan at Phoenix Childrens. I am day 15 post op and i am already completely healed. Great bedside manner and excellent postoperative care from his office at AOC. If my son every needs to have his tonsils out I hope he will be the one to do it! (it...more
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