Arizona Otolaryngology Consultants (AOC) was established in 1997 and has selected physicians with the highest level of training and expertise in ENT care and ENT subspecialty care. 

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September 14, 2017

Occasionally, you’ll hear someone say they’re tongue-tied when they can’t find the right words to say or they have a brief lapse in speech. While these moments are harmless for adults, being tongue-tied as a newborn can inhibit vital activities, such as breastfeeding. For those unfamiliar with this condition, tongue-tie is a congenital anomaly...

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August 21, 2017

Are you feeling “off” lately? Like your mood is off, you’re tired all the time, and your appetite has changed? There are a number of conditions that can lead to these symptoms and other signs of irregularity, but often times when patients have gone through the ringer with their health, there’s one particular problem that continues to go...

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July 26, 2017

You’ve probably heard the term “sinuses” before, and you’re probably aware of their location, as well as some of their basic functions. Nevertheless, the team at AOC Physicians wants to take this opportunity to go over the anatomy and purpose of a person’s sinuses. Especially since many patients have come into our offices complaining of...

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July 6, 2017

Do you develop chronic ear infections after swimming in a pool, lake, or the ocean? Do you have a profession that exposes your ears to loud noises frequently? If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, you may benefit from simple medical tools that offer hearing protection, like a custom swim mold or ear plug. There are many...

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April 4, 2017

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! We're pleased to announce three of our physicians were recognized as Top Docs in PHOENIX magazine's 22nd edition. Dr. Glenn Rothman, Dr. David Simms, and Dr. Scott Schraff were featured among 545 of the Valley's best and brightest!

In addition to receiving this recognition, Dr. Rothman was noted as a 10-...

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March 13, 2017

Like many health problems, conditions of the ears are best treated when diagnosed early. For this reason, the state of Arizona has legislation in place that requires schools to provide screenings for hearing disorders. 

Students typically have their hearing tested in kindergarten with subsequent hearing tests occurring each year until...

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