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Dr. Franklyn Gergits

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Scottsdale , AZ
29 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

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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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

959 Answers
710 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Vestibulitis: Greetings, it sounds like you may have an inflammatory condition inside the nose. It is wise to see your doctor or ENT specialist for an accurate diag... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Eustachian tube: Hello, your ear symptoms are due to a eustachian tube dysfunction. The lining in your nose continues into the eustachian tube. Any condition affecting... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Lymph nodes: Hello, lymph nodes are easiest to feel in our bodies in our neck, armpits and the inguinal (bikini/underwire) areas.. When you are bathing it is easie... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Debrox: Hello, watery ear wax can be washed clean with a solution of debrox. This is an otc product that has a wax softening and a hydrogen peroxide component... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
RhinoSinusitis: Hello, after the septoplasty and turbinectomy, the nasal cavity will recover with inflammation. This could lead to a sinus infection, crusting, draina... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Cough productive: Hello, a productive cough may be good or not good. It may be the way your body is ridding of an infection. If the cough persists despite the antibioti... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Eustachian Tube: Hello. Yes, a balloon dilation can be performed in the Eustachian tube however you must seek out a physician with experience. Unfortunately, to the be... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Oral bleeding: Hello, your symptoms may be caused by a condition called hemorrhagic tonsillitis. This is a reason to see your doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Perinasal Abscess: Hello, this type of pimple or infection needs urgent evaluation and treatment. An infection in this area can be dangerous because the blood vessels in... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Pressing your uvula: Hello. Very interesting question. Not sure why you would want to press your uvula but reactions that most probably would occur would be gagging. There... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Red throat: Hello, it sounds like your red line might be what's called lymphoid studding. This area becomes more inflamed and then "redder" with mucus carrying ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Throat moisture: Hello, drink plenty of water. Most people polled drink less water than recommended on a daily basis. Other means to consider would be to sleep with a ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Phlegm: Hello, the phlegm in your throat will respond to you drinking more water, using a saline nasal spray and otc mucinex (guaifenesin).
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Inside your nose: Hello, i think what you are seeing inside your nose are the structures called turbinates. They filter, warm and humidify the air that you breathe thro... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Zyrtec (cetirizine) an BP: Hello. Plain zyrtec (cetirizine) will have little affect on blood pressure. Zyrtec (cetirizine) d however could cause hypertension, increased heart ra... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and Doxy: Hello, for complicated infections, doctors often times use more than one antibiotic. Make sure your doctor knows you are taking 2 antibiotics. If one ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Tiny bumps: Hello, the small bumps on your arms could be related to a contact dermatitis, folliculitis, or common milia. See your doctor for confirmation and trea... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Sore Throat: Hello, this is a difficult question to answer with such limited information. A sore throat can come from a reaction to the alcohol, the alcohol itself... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Ear thumping: Hello, it sounds like your pulsatile tinnitis has returned. Depending on what type of ear surgery you had, pulsatile tinnitus may be treated by simply... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Sinusitis: Hello, yes i would recommend giving the antibiotics a few more days. This antibiotic unfortunately has a significant failure rate in that the bacteria... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Tonsillitis: Hello. The nerve endings in the tonsillar area have very complex innervations that extend to different areas. The pain can radiate to the ears, throat... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Nose bleed: Hello, i would recommend an afrin (oxymetazoline) soaked cotton ball be placed in the side that was cauterized. Replace this as needed. Keep your head... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Large tonsil: Hello, your large tonsil could be a peritonsillar abscess. This would explain your worsening pain and persistent illness. See your doctor or er if swa... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Zyrtec ; Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Hello, you can take zyrtec and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together on the same day. You may notice a little sedation. If so., do not put yourself or a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Abscess: Hello. What you may be noticing is an abscess or possibly a sebaceous cyst. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. Good luck.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Torus Palantini: Hello, the lump you are describing sounds like a torus palantini these are benign bony growths that commonly occur on the hard palate. See your dentis... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Hycodan (hydrocodone) for gerd: Hello, the Hycodan (hydrocodone) can be used for a cough that was induced by gerd but the Hycodan (hydrocodone) itself will have little effect on redu... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Sneezing: Hello, it looks like your symptoms are the classic description of allergic rhinitis. Otc antihistamines like claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec or allegra.... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Cough: Hello, this could be a bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis and/or gerd induced. I would recommend you see your doctor for a work up.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Mastoid Swelling: Hello, the swelling you are describing behind your ear is most probably a benign lymph node. They are very close to the skin surface. It is always a g... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Burning throat: Greetings. The burning may be due to reflux. If you suffer from heartburn or GERD, then tums or a medication like Zantac (ranitidine) may be of help. ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Ignore: Having a perfectly straight septum is uncommon. It's normal to have curves in the septum.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Ignore: Wash your hands and drink plenty of water. Best cure is prevention.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Sinus flush: Hello, i usually recommend neilmed products. They have a squeeze bottle delivery device that is quite effective at rinse and irrigation. Also the prem... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Lightheaded: Greetings. Unfortunately there are many causes that can cause these symptoms. Anemia, hypothyroidism, dehydration are only a few possible causes. See ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
NyQuil: Hello. The active ingredients in NyQuil will clear from your system soon after you have taken the medication. If you took excessive doses, then go to ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Throat Infections: Greetings. The treatments for your infections would be determined by what was the cause of these infections. Was it a fungal, viral or bacterial infec... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
White balls : Hello, the white balls in the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden a... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Triglycerides: Hello. I'm not sure why your test was a non fasting lipid panel. The 409 reading may be a result of what you had to eat that day before your test. It'... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Chronic Sinusitis: Greetings. I would recommend an ENT evaluation and a ct scan which is the study of choice to evaluate your sinuses. An immune evaluation may also be i... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Otitis media: Hello. It is common for a unilateral OM to spread to the other side. The lining in the nose bridges the sinuses and the ears. If you have been on an a... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Sinusitis: Greetings. Yes, i always welcome second opinions in my practice. We have seen an overall 50% improvement in all nasal/sinus symptoms in our patients a... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Mucinex (guaifenesin) D: Hello, i often hear the very same question regarding daily decongestant usage. My opinion is that i would rather my patients use an intranasal steroid... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Dizziness: Hello, after a bowel movement, the body squeezes which causes a temporary shift in blood flow away from the brain. This is referred to as a valsalva ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Tonsil problems: Hello, actually both doctors will be able to evaluate tonsils. Dentists will see the tonsils with every oral examination as will your family physician... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Runny Nose: Hello, do you have a history of allergies? I often times see patients who confuse allergy with an infection. A clear watery runny nose without a fever... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Breathing difficulty: Hello, it sounds like your allergies are getting the best of you. I would recommend an antihistamine and afrin nasal spray. The afrin is used 2x/day a... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Hello. There are many different medications for infections. We choose to perform an endoscopic culture to provide “best practices” or culture directed... Read More

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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.
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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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