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Dr. Jonathan Mills

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Golden, CO
14 years experience male

Locations

Office

Broomfield, CO

Address

403, Summit Blvd, Broomfield, CO, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

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About

Bio

I am a board certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon in the Denver metro area. I am a provider with Peak ENT and Voice Center, with offices in Broomfield and Golden, CO. I grew up in Dallas, TX, went to college in St. Louis, medical school back in Dallas, and residency at the University of Missouri. After residency, I relocated to Colorado, where I currently live with my wife and four young children in the west Denver metro area. In my free time, I enjoy photography, running, hiking, snowboarding, and chasing my kids around. I pursued a career in medicine out of a passion for applying cutting edge science and technology, as well as art and creative thinking, toward improving the lives of others.

Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery

Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Ossicular chain: The middle ear is an air-filled space inside the temporal bone, which is part of the skull. The ossicles (malleus, incus, and stapes) are suspended in... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: DO spray Afrin (oxymetazoline) in the nose. DON'T lean backwards. DO squeeze the lower nose tightly for 10 minutes.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Thomas White MD: He has a concierge practice in Highlands Ranch and is great. I do not know if he is currently accepting new patients or not.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: Do hydrate. Don't overdo it. Do use a soft voice. Don't whisper. Do treat acid reflux. Don't smoke!
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Several weeks: Healing after surgery is a process that actually continues to some degree for a long period of time. Scar tissue continues to mature and remodel for s... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Nosebleeds: Epistaxis, or nosebleed, is a common problem. There can be lots of causes, but usually they are due to some combination of a prominent blood vessel cl... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Don't panic: Dizziness can be tricky to figure out, and even the word "dizzy" is used to describe many different sensations. True vertigo (meaning a spinning sensa... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Should be fine: I would not expect any issues related to any of the dental tools. If your tonsils are extremely large, you may have a sensation of your throat closing... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Adenoid hypertrophy: It sounds like your ENT likely saw large adenoids on nasal endoscopy. The adenoid pad is formed by lymphatic tissue and exists on the back wall of the... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Cobblestoning?: Really hard to say without actually looking in your throat. I would recommend letting your doctor take a look. A common condition that causes raised p... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Sinus or Reflux?: Thick mucus in the throat is due to irritation to the mucosa. Generally this means either 1)irritation due to postnasal drip from allergies or chronic... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Nasonex (mometasone) & Singulair: There is no medication or dietary change that will reverse a deviated septum. This is a structural problem and requires surgery to correct. Nasonex (m... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Possibly: Symptoms of throat cancer do include a sore throat that doesn't go away as well as occasional bleeding. Although throat cancer is not common in a youn... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Probably normal: It is common for one tonsil to look a little different or have more/less crypts than the other. Often people with "cryptic" tonsils get tonsilloliths,... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Yes, usually: The two common types of "ear infections" are external (a.k.a. swimmer's ear) and middle ear infections. Swimmer's ear is best treated with topical ant... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
See an ENT: Swallowing difficulty is not a typical sign of sleep apnea, but can be related to other problems that may affect your sleep (like very large tonsils, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Rapid drop in barometric pressure is associated with a slightly higher incidence of nosebleeds, although the more important factor is the dryness of t... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Cold medications: The symptoms you report could be a viral upper respiratory infection. Acetaminophen or ibuprofen can help with headache and sore throat, as well as an... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Get it checked: I get concerned anytime I see one tonsil that is significantly larger than the other, especially if it is progressively enlarging like you describe. I... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Weerda scope: This is used for endoscopic treatment of a Zenker's Diverticulum. Under anesthesia, it is inserted through the mouth. There are two blades with a gap ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Sinus or Reflux?: Thick mucus in the throat is due to irritation to the mucosa. Generally this means either 1)irritation due to postnasal drip from allergies or chronic... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: Do try a nasal steroid spray. Don't spray it toward the septum. Do use saline. Don't use Afrin.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Sinus or Reflux?: Thick mucus in the throat is due to irritation to the mucosa. Generally this means either 1)irritation due to postnasal drip from allergies or chronic... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
May need a wick: If your ear is not feeling better and you are having trouble getting the drops in properly, you may need one or both of the following: 1. There may b... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Go to the ER: If you are having difficulty breathing you should seek medical attention immediately. I don't know the details of your situation but this sounds like ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Probably traumatic: First thought was the child had something jabbed into their mouth (siblings r common culprits). You mention there was removal of candy from her mouth ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Probably not: I'm assuming the issues are with the operated ear, not the other ear. If the hearing decreased fairly rapidly with a cold and still feels plugged, and... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Should be fine: This can potentially cause an overdose by releasing too much medicine at once. Especially in kids or if lots of capsules are chewed at once. You will ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Timing is important: Many symptoms of a viral upper respiratory infection are similar to symptoms of acute bacterial rhinosinusitis ("sinus infection") - nasal congestion/... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Probably not: I would say it is good practice to clean off your thermometer with alcohol or soapy water after using it. Assuming you are still on the antibiotics an... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Ignore: Place cotton ball soaked in Afrin (oxymetazoline) in nose and squeeze lower nose tightly x 10 minutes - no peeking!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Tonsil stones: These may be tonsilloliths, or "tonsil stones." The tonsils naturally have "crypts" or deep pockets/tunnels into them. These can collect small food pa... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Chronic sinusitis: This is a sign of chronic inflammation, often due to constricted sinus drainage pathways. If you are having symptoms related to the sinuses (congestio... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mills is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mills is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! She has no fever-rules out infection. Will take her to PCP. Thank you!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much I was pretty worried
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Do I leave these because they have been there for about a year

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 2008MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI HEALTH CARE

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha
Top Otolaryngologist, First Place, Colorado - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American academy of otolaryngology - head & neck surgery
Denver Medical Society
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