SCOTTSDALE’S AWARD-WINNING SPECIALISTS, PROVIDING OUTSTANDING CARE SINCE 1997

You’re on this page because you’re looking for ENT specialists that can deliver you the best level of care available.

At Scottsdale Ear, Nose & Throat – you’re in the right place.

Our mission statement is to deliver the world’s best specialty care for all ear, nose, and throat problems, and with the state’s most prestigious Doctors and the most advanced technology available, we’re constantly striving to fulfill our mission.

But most importantly, the reason why we’re Arizona’s leading ENT is because of the warm and loving high-level of care that each patient experiences.

Our patients often comment that they feel the welcoming atmosphere as soon as they walk through the door, and we’d love for you to experience that very soon.

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.

Dr. Kenneth J. Russo, MD

Dr. Russo received a Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, and attended the Medical College of Wisconsin where he earned his medical degree. This was followed by a residency in Otolaryngology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is board certified in Otolaryngology, and treats adult and pediatric ear, nose, and throat patients.

Dr.Shilpa Vishwanath, MD, MS

Dr. Shilpa Vishwanath specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of a broad range of head and neck disorders within the adult and pediatric population. She strives to form a collaborative treatment approach with her patients to fulfill individual needs. She recently joined Scottsdale Ear, Nose, & Throat, being a Ohio native, is passionate about using the innovative skills she has acquired to provide comprehensive care to Arizonians.”

Dr. Debra L. Hamila, Au.D., CCC/A

Debra Hamila received her Master’s degree in Audiology from Cleveland State University and her Au.D. from Arizona School of Health Sciences and has been a practicing audiologist for more than 33 years. She has worked in a variety of ENT offices, hospital and clinical settings.

Dr. Natacia N. Howard, Au.D.

Natacia N. Howard obtained her Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) from Arizona School of Health Sciences – A.T. Still University in August 2013. She recently joined the Scottsdale Ear, Nose, & Throat office from a private practice that specialized in balance and vestibular testing. Here, she will continue specializing in balance and vestibular testing, as well as diagnostic audiology.

Dr. Samantha Stolper PT, DPT

Dr. Stolper was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing at Arizona State University. In 2016, she obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Denver. At Scottsdale ENT, Dr. Stolper provides specialized balance and vestibular therapy in order to help patients manage symptoms of dizziness, prevent falls, and improve quality of life.

What Our Patients ARE SAYING

WE’re 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. Most importantly, patients appreciate their 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.