Dr. Scott Karlin, MD

Dr. Scott Karlin, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Scott Karlin, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Suwanee, GA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

4385 Johns Creek Pkwy Ste 250

Suwanee, GA 30024

Contact Information

(770) 623-1608

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas


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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Earwax Buildup
more than 88% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Karlin "Dr. Karlin specializes in pediatric and adult ear, nose and throat problems, including sinusitis treatment, sleep apnea and snoring, head and neck cancer and laser surgery. He is on staff at Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and Children?s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite."


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wheezing


Read More


  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • 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)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Wesleyan University Middleton, Indiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Ill Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Ill Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karlin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karlin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karlin to family and friends
based on 71 total reviews (21 with comments)
Dr. Karlin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (21)
in Stockbridge, GA |
Hace alrrededor de 10 años Dr Karlin realizo cirugia a mi niña y estoy muy satisfecha y agradecida porque le cambio la vida a mi hija .exelente dr.dios lo Bendiga siempre.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Good listening doctor, takes time to explain your medical situation . Thank you doctor karlin!!!
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Dr. Karlin is very thorough and detail-oriented in his visits.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Dr, Scott Karlin, is the best ENT I have even been to. I have been a patient of his for years and highly recommend him to anyone who is looking fo ran ENT. He is very patient, takes his time and listens and addresses all of your concerns. I guarantee that you will not be disappointed.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Dr.karlin is very knowledgable. He patiently listened to all my symptoms. It was great meeting him.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Dr. Karlin is phenomenal. He is thorough and spend time explaining his findings both professionally and in a manner I can understand. He has a dry sense of humor which I enjoy because it makes what could be a stressful visit very laid back. I highly recommend him to anyone who is in need of a superior ENT.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
He works wonder for sure.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Dr. Karlin is an excellent Doctor. He puts our mind at ease. I would highly recommend Dr. Karlin and his staff are very kind and understanding.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Dr Karlin was very thorough with his examination but kept things lighthearted. The front office staff were friendly and professional.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Everyone was very well informed and courteous.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Very professional staff! Dr, Karlin was very positive and so very kind! Makes me feel hopeful I will get better under his treatment!
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Dr Karlin and staff were amazing.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Very attentive and informative.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Excellent. Professional and friendly.
in Cumming, GA |
I arrived fifteen minutes early like requested, and waited thirty minutes in the waiting area before being taken back to the exam room. I waited an hour and fifteen minutes in the exam room with no one updating me on what was taking so long. I walked out after being at the office for an hour and forty-five minutes.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Explained all options in details.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Very kind, very professional and knowledgeable.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
They were great!
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Very attentive.
in Charlotte, NC |
Great doctor and surgeon.
in Atlanta, GA |
The staff was very nice and professional.
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Dr. Karlin accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
    Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Karlin has admitting privileges

Emory Johns Creek Hospital
6325 Hospital Pkwy
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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Gwinnett Medical Center - Lawrenceville
1000 Medical Center Blvd
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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