Your team of specialists
Dr. Kurt E. Heiland, MD
Dr. Heiland specializes in treating ear, nose, and throat issues with comprehensive pediatric and adult medical and surgical procedures, including head and neck surgery. Dr. Heiland is also qualified to treat balance problems and is a member of VEDA (Vestibular Disorders Association).
Dr. Cheryl A. MacKechnie, MD
Dr. Cheryl A. MacKechnie is board certified in Otolaryngology and treats a broad range of ear, nose, and throat conditions. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, she completed her residency in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Bridget Albright, PA-C
Bridget was born in the suburbs of Chicago and completed her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. She moved to Phoenix and completed her Masters of Physician Assistant studies at Midwestern University in 2019. She has a passion for treating ear, nose and throat conditions in patients of all ages.
Dr. Debra L. Hamila, Au.D., CCC/A
Debra was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her Masters of Audiology from Cleveland State University and her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Health Sciences. She has been a practicing audiologist for more than 40 years in a variety of ENT offices, hospital and clinical settings. She has been with Scottsdale Ear, Nose and Throat since 1999.
Dr. Natacia N. Howard, Au.D.
Natacia is from a small village in northern Wisconsin. She obtained her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2013. She joined Scottsdale Ear, Nose and Throat in 2016 and specializes in vestibular diagnostic and hearing aid fittings. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her husband, family and friends, cuddle her kitties and play softball.
Dr. Samantha Stolper PT, DPT
Samantha was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing at Arizona State University, and went on to obtain her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Denver in 2016. She provides specialized balance and vestibular therapy in order to help patients manage symptoms of dizziness, prevent falls, and improve quality of life.
featured in top doctors
Dr. Kurt E. Heiland and Dr. Deb Hamila have both been featured in the Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor magazine since 2016, with Dr. Heiland having been featured for the past 11 years.
Dr. Heiland specializes in surgery of the head and neck utilizing the latest technology and techniques. Dr. Hamila specializes in hearing evaluation and rehabilitation. The two have practiced together for 19 years often, using a team approach to manage optimal care for patients.
Dr. MacKechnie has also made the Phoenix Top Doctor’s list in 2020, Dr. Mackechnie is board certified in Otolaryngology and treats a broad range of ear, nose, and throat conditions.
Most importantly, patients appreciate our doctor’s professionalism and warmth. Whether you are dealing with hearing issues, persistent sinus problems, or have been referred for surgery of the head and neck, choose from the Top Doctors in the Valley.