Dr. Mark Syms, MD

Dr. Mark Syms, MD

Neurotology  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mark Syms, MD is a neurotology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in neurotology and ear, nose, and throat.

Arizona Ear Center

2627 N 3rd St Ste 201

Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Alta Health Network
  • Ameriben
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Health
  • Bashas Benefit Trust

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Top Care Areas

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

Acoustic Neuroma
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Syms'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.

2  Specialties

  • Neurotology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

22  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
  • ENT Surgery
  • Hearing Aid
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Pediatric Cochlear Implants
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Stapedectomy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tripler Regional Medical Center - Honolulu, HI
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • House Ear Clinic, Inc.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Syms has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Syms' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Syms to family and friends
60 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (60)

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Dr. Syms' 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 (22)

Having had many Doctors , I have learned to appreciate a Doctor who cares for their patients. Dr Syms is not only a caring person, he takes time to make sure his patients understand their problems with a solution to their illness. Dr Syms is articulate, honest and direct, having a great staff that...more
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I had surgery the Friday before 4th of July and no one told me that the office would be closed the next week. I ran out of meds and couldn't get them refilled and the antibiotic that I was prescribed made me itch so badly that I was unable to take it. the person who answered the phone,Karen, is a...more
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Dr. Syms is a wonderful doctor! He has a great bedside manner, never makes you feel rushed during your appointment, is very intelligent and honestly seems to care about his patients. All of the staff are also great, very caring and helpful. I have never found wait times to be overly long as I have...more
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Dr. Syms is arrogant and incompetent. I recommend that you do not waste your time going to this man.
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Dr Syms is such a good doctor. He really cares about his patients and works hard to help people. I definetly reccomend Dr Syms!!
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