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Dr. Timothy Kelsch, MD

Head & Neck Surgeon, Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Kelsch and his team treat adults and children offering comprehensive therapy for all disorders of the head and neck. Dr. Kelsch strives to provide the very best treatment by spending a great deal of time focusing and listening to your problems, and tailoring an individualized plan for an exceptional patient experience. Dr. Timothy Kelsch is a board certified Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon specializing in chronic sinusitis, salivary gland disease, vocal cord disorders, sleep apnea, thyroid surgery as well as head and neck cancer. After graduating from New York Medical College with honors, he trained in Seattle, Washington with pioneering otolaryngolostists at University of Washington and Madigan Army Medical Center. He is published in peer reviewed journals and has held clinical teaching appointments. Dr. Kelsch is a native of Arizona and prides himself on being available to his patients and community. He was elected “Top Doc” by PHOENIX MAGAZINE in 2012 and 2013. Allow him to tailor a personalized experience for your ENT needs.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor
  • Head & Neck Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn

Board certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Education and training

  • Medical School - New York Medical College, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Washington, Residency in Otolaryngology

Professional memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • The Phi Beta Kappa Society

Awards and publications

  • Kelsch TA, Schaefer LA, Esquivel CR: Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials in Young Children: Test Parameters and Normative Data. Laryngoscope. June 2006:116;1-6.

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1801885017

Office locations

Arizona Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (Valley ENT)

3501 N Scottsdale Rd, Suite 160

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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Dr. Kelsch was very nice and thoroughly explained all of my treatment options. Only downside was the wait - didn't see the doctor until 1 hour and 15 minutes after my scheduled appointment time.
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Very personable, but efficient at the same time. Wait was short and I was in and out with a gameplan fairly quick.
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He was very friendly and easy to talk to!
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I feel very confident with the doctor
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I've seen Dr. Kelsch before. He diagnosed a condition (which was outside his specialty) four other doctors missed. He's thorough, a great diagnostician, and has a good bedside manner. I saw him for a second opinion today and trust his judgment.
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He is very nice. Answers all of your questions. Really seems to care about his patients.
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Competent , Professsional and would highly recommend.
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Office very clean. Staff very professional. Zocdoc.com, I truly appreciate you helping me find Dr. Kelsch.
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Informative and nice!
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He was thorough, professional and had a kind and caring manner.
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From scheduling the appointment to the actual appointment, everything was a breeze. The doctor is very welcoming, listened and seemed very knowledgeable. I liked that he came in with a friendly and welcoming attitude and listened to everything we had to say. I highly recommend
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I was so presently surprised with this office: The lady at the check-in desk was Very friendly & accommodating! After only 15 minutes, I was lead to the clean, neat & comfortable exam room. Dr K was there in a fewminutes. He understood my issues and no time was wasted. I will be back at this office next time I need a doctor. He was FANTASTIC!!
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Great Doctor! Highly recommend!!!
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He was a referral by a good friend and didn't disappoint.
More than 1 year ago
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Very good!
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Efficient and thorough.
More than 1 year ago
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First time I have ever been to an ENT surgeon. Good visit good information and good plan of care
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Loved him! He was very willing to answer my questions and was enthusiastic and welcoming.
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Quickly diagnosed the issue and solved what was going on then and there! He was so friendly and made sure I was comfortable throughout the entire procedure.
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Dr. Kelsch is an amazing doctor! I myself am not the best with seeking medical care and have a tendency to be extremely anxious. Dr. Kelsch put me at complete ease. He checked absolutely everything that could have been causing myear pain and gave me great suggestions to feel better!
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So far very pleased. Doctor Kelsch took the time to listen and scheduled a procedure to hopefully alleviate the probem.
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Dr. Kelsch was profeaaional, warm, friendly and informative. Very friendly office staff as well!
More than 1 year ago
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very professional and informative - took care of the immediate problem and gave us the info on future options
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Dr Kelsch is very pleasant. He goes over prior visits and tests, before the current exam. He dictates his notes while you are in the office, so you know what is in your file. I appreciate knowing this information.
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Dr. Kelsch listens to what I tell him, gives clear explanations, will clarify if I need him to, and is efficient without being rushed.
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Started out with 5 pages to fill out. They were written by amateurs & full of redundancies. Dr didn't look at them anyway. When he finally became available, he didn't address me by name & didn't listen well. I left with2 pages of lab orders for another patient. I won't return to get the material I'm supposed to have. I went to him because He was the only ENT available on Monday morning. Driving & waiting took 7 hours of my time.
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Dr. Kelsch was very kind and knowledgeable. I would definitely see him again if any issues arise.
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Doctor was very professional, has great bed side manner, very pleasant
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Very knowledgable and thorough. Asked about my allergy and sinus history, my symptoms, and the scope examination was gentle. He fully explained course of treatment, and the follow up plan.
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the girls was very nice, the doctor was talking all the time I have to interrupted him to tell my problems ....Look like he was in hurry and have no time to listen to me, i am not going back to him again. thank you, Virginia G.
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Dr Kelsch is extremely knowledgeable and thorough in his examination. He was able to Identify immediate issues and potential contributing causes. I look forward to feeling better soon!
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Very satisfied
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I have been to Dr. Kelsch before and have found him to be very caring, gentle, and quite competent. He explains things that you can understand. He's just a delightful man.
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Visit went very well. Dr. Kelsch is friendly and did a great job explaining my options and what I would experience both during and post-surgery. Having my tonsils out as an adult is not something I am looking forward to but,I am happy to have found a nice ENT to perform the surgery.
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Dr Kelsch was thorough, personable and I thought highly competent. I am a nurse and was impressed with his attention to my husband.
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This doctor was great, he took the time to fully explain the procedure he is going to be doing with our daughter and also gave us forewarning on some issues that could possible have in the future. He was very thorough and easy to talk to!
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He was professional yet very friendly and carefully explained everything he was about to do. He was considerate of my time when completing a procedure.
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Very professional and to the point. Solved my problem and gave good recommendation on preventative care.
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I had gone to another ENT and he diagnosed me with something I didn't believe I had. Dr. Kelsch was very thorough and changed my medication and I feel He is right on. I would highly recommend him to all my friends and family.
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I found dr Kelsch very thorough and professional. I would highly recommend him.
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Fantastic first visit with positive health plan. Dr. Kelsch was informative, professional, and kind. Office wait time was better than most and office staff were organized while professional. A blessing to have found this group!
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Great Dr. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Awesome doctor,explains everything to you and very patient...
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Excellent bedside manner. Because of my occupation anything wrong with my ears could potentially be career ending so I was very nervous but also in a lot of pain. He explained everything to me and didn't talk down to me atall, put me at ease right away. Will highly recommend to anyone who needs an ent.
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The Dr. Explained everything very well. The office staff was very friendly and my whole experience was very good??
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Very much. The staff got it down. Terrific. Dr. got right it. He nailed it. Been very worried. He relieved my tension.
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Very intelligent and personable physician. Office staff was friendly.
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He seems to be an excellent doctor and cares about his patients.
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I found Dr. Timothy office to be just fantastic. The staff is so nice and helpful. They got me in right away and had all the paperwork done and ready to go. Dr. Kelsch is awesome. Very nice and took histime answering all my questions. This is a 100% recommend from me!
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