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Dr. Franklyn Gergits

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Scottsdale , AZ
31 years experience male

Locations

Sinus and Allergy Wellness Center of North Scottsdale

Scottsdale , AZ

Address

8573 E Princess Dr, Suite B-111, Scottsdale , AZ, United States
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

4809994929

Insurances accepted

Capital Blue Cross

HealthAmerica

Geisinger Health Plans

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Medicare

Tricare

About

Bio

We at The Sinus and Allergy Wellness Center of North Scottsdale strive to continue to provide the utmost in complete nasal, sinus and allergy care. We are proud of our committment to our community and plan to continue another18 years of service. We understand the importance of the medical dollar, your deductibles and precious time. At present we are initiating changes to enhance our treatments with your best interests in mind. Our reputation is impeccable, our devotion is true and our committment is guaranteed.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Allergy

Facial Plastic Surgery

Pediatric Allergy

Licenses

United States: Arizona, Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

813 Answers
577 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Deaf & Hearing Aids: Greetings. Unfortunately not every person with hearing loss will benefit from hearing aids. Some people with profound hearing loss will not hear anyth... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Tongue changes: Hello. The tongue can undergo altered appearances from multiple causes. These conditions vary from dehydration, vitamin deficiencies to varying types ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Blocked frontals: Hello. My recommendations are to use a saline wash to remove thickened mucus from your nose. Then use Afrin nasal spray. After spraying, tilt your hea... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Nasal wash: Hello, my patients who suffer with chronic or recurrent acute sinusitis and use a regular sinus rinse find their symptoms to be better controlled. Sin... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Allergic Shiners: Hello, allergic shiners are related to a swelling in the nasal passages that cause a blood flow stasis in the lower eyelid areas. These medications an... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Turbinectomy: Hello, i usually inform my patients that a blocked up nose is to be expected after this surgery. I see my patients back in the office 1 week after whe... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
ESS: Hello, the term bilateral refers to the procedure being done on both sides of your sinuses. Using an endoscope, your surgeon will open your sinuses an... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Cough meds: Greetings. The active ingredients in cough medication is usually guifenessin which is a mucus thinning agent and dextramethorathan which is a cough su... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Nostril size: Greetings. After our facial bones have reached full maturity, our facial structures normally will not change. Sometimes we lose the elasticity in our ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Throat bumps: Hello, the bumps you are noticing on the back of your throat are called lymph tissue. They are tonsil-like islands of tissue that are normal. They may... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Geographic tongue: Hello, a geographic tongue is actually a non pathological condition and a normal variant in that you tongue is just showing a unique pattern. No worri... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Debrox: Greetings. I recommend Debrox drops for the first few days of each month. Use these drops after you have had your ears cleaned by your doctor. Continu... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Ear wax & vertigo: Greetings. Yes an excess of ear wax in your ear canal can cause dizziness or vertigo. Most times this occurs from the wax putting pressure to the eard... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Chronic sinusitis: Hello. Sinusitis can be chronic on nature or recurring acute infections that return to baseline between infections. This can be caused by abnormal ana... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
ESS: Hello, ess is a routine intranasal procedure. Using an endoscope, your surgeon will open your sinuses and remove diseased tissues and bone from the si... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Earlobe cysts: Hello, earlobe cysts occur from blocked sweat glands in the skin. Once these become blocked, they can develop inflammation and infection. If you try t... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Eustachian Tube: Hello, your case seems very complex. A simple answer is to say yes in that etd and turbinate dysfunction do co-exist in mucosal disease. The lining is... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Congestion: Hello, nasal congestion, eustachian tube blockage and runny nasal drainage may respond very well to a antihistamine decongestant combination. It sound... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Trigeminal neuralgia: Hello, i'm not sure what 1100 3x/day means. What medication? Do you mean 1100 mg? We will need to know what you are taking. Dilantin should help with ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Sinusitis: Hello, sinusitis is a condition of inflammation of the lining in the sinus cavities. The most common reason is infectious. Any infection can lead to s... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Nausea: Hello, this nausea may be related to a condition called vertigo. An antiemetic called Meclizine is available over the counter and may help. Discuss th... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Sneezing: Greetings. My thought is allergy exposures. Allergens which trigger sneezing are cumulative. Your immune system may be primed and with additional expo... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Tattoo: Hello, the skin adjacent the tattoo may be showing irritation from the tattoo placement. It could also be a reaction to tape, ointment or from the ink... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Numbness: Hello, there are various treatments to help resolve your numbness. It begins with a detailed evaluation and an appropriate treatment plan. Step number... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Tonsilliths: Hello, food particles can get stuck in the pockets or crevices of your tonsils. Gargle with plain water after every meal. This should help to keep you... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
AM Sneezing: Hello, sneezing is a symptom commonly linked to allergy. Other forms of rhinitis do exist which are not allergy linked. Each of these conditions also ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Strep throat: Hello, to have an infection in one area and not another would require a physical barrier for bacteria to be contained. In the throat, there us no suc... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Round marks: Hello, these round marks may be from a fungal or tinea infection. I would recommend you have your boyfriend follow up with his doctor for an evaluatio... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Swelling: Hello, there are many reasons for swelling in these areas. One possibly being allergy. The best bet would be to review your exposures, anything new (l... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Swollen throat: Hello, this condition of throat swelling needs to be evaluated by your doctor to determine the cause. Is it infectious? Could it be an allergic proces... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Lightheaded laugh: Hello, the symptoms you are describing may be related to a condition of increased cerebral pressure and should be evaluated further. An image of your ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Afrin (oxymetazoline): Hello. Oxymetazoline is the active ingredient in afrin nasal spray. If it is used beyond 5 days, it could cause rhinitis medicamentosa. This is a con... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Frenulectomy: Hello. A lingual frenulectomy may be performed in a few different ways. Flaps can be developed to perform the procedure or just a simple clamp and sni... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Pneumonia: Hello. A pneumonia is often times associated with an upper respiratory infection. So an infection with inflammation will activate the lymphatic system... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Ear wax: Hello. Unfortunately there isn't any products than can be safely used in the ear that dissolves ear wax. Debrox has a wax softening agent with a perox... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Sinusitis: Hello, sinusitis can be treated in multiple ways. If your symptoms include a fever, head/facial pain, post nasal drainage and congestion, then an anti... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Middle ear fluid: Hello. It may take upwards of 3 months for middle ear fluid to fully resolve. If it is thick and viscous, it usually takes longer for resolution.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Mucinex (guaifenesin) nasal spray: Hello, Mucinex (guaifenesin) nasal spray is the same medication as afrin. It can be useful for eustachian tube dysfunction that will cause ear pressur... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Abx and Zyrtec (cetirizine): Hello, this combination of medication (an antibiotic and an antihistamine) are commonly used together on the same day.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Tonsil stones: Hello, it depends on how you are dislodging the tonsilliths. I recommend a forceful gargle after every meal. This should be the most atraumatic way to... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Lip cancer: Hello, malignant changes to the lip may have a number of different appearances. Ulcerated enlarged fungating lesions that have undergone a recent chan... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Allergy Meds: Hello, you could add a nasal saline spray to assist your medical plan for allergy. A rx for an intranasal steroid spray and/or singulair (montelukast)... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Cheek pain: Hello, cheek pain may be related to a sinus infection. It would be a good idea to follow up with your family doctor for an evaluation.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Middle ear fluid: Hello, the fluid behind your eardrum will typically fully resolve within 3months. It will usually lessen and you will notice relief. If the fluid is t... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen) for dizziness: Hello, advil (ibuprofen) is an antiinfammatory medication that probably has little affect on dizziness. Try antivert/meclizine as directed or see your... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Cough after food: Hello, this procedure is performed at the junction of the lower esophagus and the stomach in hopes that reflux of food and liquid back into the esopha... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Bump behind ear: Hello, the bump behind your ear could be the normal mastoid process which is prominent behind our ear or a lymph node. I have seen nodes behind the ea... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Ear wax: Hello. Ear wax may have multiple different appearances. Crusty wax that presents at the opening of the ear is working its way out like nature intended... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Sinusitis: Greetings. Yes, we treat sinus and pulmonary infections as one airway. Studies have shown a link between upper and lower airway infections.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Air conditioning: Hello, yes air conditioning can hold mold within the unit. Change your filters regularly and if there is a musty smell, have your unit seen and examin... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Oct 1, 2013
Thank you for bringing your expertise to Health Tap for both the patients and the doctors to benefit from !!! I appreciate your advice!
Sep 25, 2013
An excellent ENT surgeon who provides succinct yet thorough and compassionate answers. I would highly recommend Dr. Gergits.
Mar 29, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
HealthTap member
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Awards

Humaneness in Medicine, The Philadelphia County Medical Society
Top Doctor, Second Place, Danville Region, PA - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Danville Region, PA - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American academy of otolaryngology - head & neck surgery
american osteopathic college of ophthalmology & otolaryngology/head & neck surgery/facial plastic surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

Publications

Urticaria and Angioedema: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge
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