Dr. Mark Syms, MD

Dr. Mark Syms, MD

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Neurotology  |  
Male  |  
50 y/o
(57)

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Dr. Mark Syms, MD is a neurotology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1993 and specializes in neurotology and ear, nose, and throat.

Arizona Ear Center

2627 N 3rd St Ste 201

Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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

Acoustic Neuroma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otosclerosis
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.

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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.

Education

  • 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
2.9
based on 57 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (28)

Dr. Syms' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

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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I am 65 and have never reviewed a doctor before.......am compelled to write this because I am SO impressed. I've been dealing with an ear issue for several months that has made me crazy but is likely very common .... Dr. Syms listened to me, acknowledged my frustration, and explained, in great...more
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Dr. Syms is an amazing doctor and surgeon., He explains everything in terms that anyone can understand. His entire staff is awesome. I would not hesitate to refer him to anyone.
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Dr. Syms did a surgery to patch a hole in my ear drum. He was professional he answered all my questions and did a good job. I've seen ear doctors all my life and Dr. Syms is one i would reccommend. He is a good doctor.
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