Alan H. Shikani, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Otolaryngology

Languages: French, Arabic, English

(410) 554-2171

About me

Alan Shikani, MD, is chief of Otolaryngology and director of the Rhinology Program. His special interests include nasal and sinus surgery, endoscopic sinus techniques, balloon sinuplasty, endoscopic closure of CSF rhinorrhea, minimally invasive skull base surgery, skull base tumors and head and neck cancer. His research developed the Rhinotopic protocol, Head and Neck Cancer, and Rhinology.

Dr. Shikani was named a Baltimore magazine Top Doctor in 2012, was named a 2015 Top Doctor by Baltimore magazine for general adult otolaryngology and otolaryngology (head and neck malignancies). In addition, he has been named a Baltimore magazine Top Doctor for Otolaryngology in 2016-2017, 2019, and 2020.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adenoid Hypertrophy
  • Adenoiditis
  • Alaryngeal Communication
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis
  • Anterior Nasal Drip
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak From Ear
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak From Nose
  • Cervical Spine Mass
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  • Chronic Sinus Infection
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cochlear Nerve Damage
  • Crackling Sound In Ears
  • Deviated Septum
  • Difficulty Speaking
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Disorder Of Earlobe
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia
  • Ear Canal Lesions
  • Ear Cyst
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Fullness
  • Ear Mass
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Empty Nose Syndrome
  • Epistaxis
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction Etd
  • Excessive Drooling
  • Excessive Salivation
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Nerve Disease
  • Facial Nerve Injury
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Schwannoma
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Paresis
  • Fissured Tongue
  • Foreign Body Ear
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Goiter
  • Hairy Tongue
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Asymmetrical
  • Hearing Loss Central
  • Hearing Loss Conductive
  • Hearing Loss Mixed
  • Hearing Loss Neural
  • Hoarseness
  • Hyperacusis
  • Hypoglossal Nerve Disease
  • Hypoglossal Nerve Injury
  • Inner Ear Trauma
  • Inverted Papilloma Of The Sinus
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaw Pain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Dysphagia
  • Laryngeal Dystonia
  • Laryngeal Polyps
  • Laryngitis
  • Lip Droop
  • Ludwig Angina
  • Lump In Throat
  • Mastoiditis
  • Menieres Disease
  • Missing Eardrum
  • Mouth Abscess
  • Mouth Infection
  • Mouth Pain
  • Muffled Hearing
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Crusting
  • Nasal Deformities
  • Nasal Drainage
  • Nasal Mass
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasal Trauma
  • Neck Abscess
  • Neoplasm Of Ear
  • Neurologic Disorders Of The Larynx
  • Nose Fracture
  • Odynophagia
  • Olfactory Nerve Disease
  • Oral Inflammation
  • Oral Lesions
  • Osteoma
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Ototoxicity
  • Perforated Ear Drum
  • Perichondritis
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Polyp Of Cheek
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Rhinitis
  • Rhinorrhea
  • Ruptured Eardrum
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Septal Perforation
  • Sialadenitis
  • Sialolithiasis
  • Sino Nasal Carcinoma
  • Sino Nasal Disorders
  • Sinonasal Papilloma
  • Sinus Mass
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep-Related Hypoventilation
  • Smell Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Stomatitis
  • Stylohyoid Syndrome
  • Subglottic Stenosis
  • Submandibular Nodule
  • Submandibular Swelling
  • Sudden Deafness
  • Suppurative Tonsillitis
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Swollen Parotid
  • Swollen Throat
  • Swooshing Sound In Ears
  • Temporal Bone Fracture
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
  • Throat Abscess
  • Throat Mass
  • Thyroglossal Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Mass
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tonsillar Abscess
  • Tonsillar Hypertrophy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tonsilloliths
  • Tympanic Membrane Perforation Tmp
  • Velopharyngeal Deficiencies
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuronitis
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction
  • Vocal Cord Issues
  • Vocal Cord Lesions
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Strain
  • Voice Problems
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Procedures I perform

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aids Baha
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Frenectomy
  • Head And Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Middle Ear Exploration
  • Myringoplasty
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasoseptal Reconstruction
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Endoscopy
  • Sphenoidotomy
  • Stapedectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy Management
  • Tympanometry
  • Tympanoplastymastoidectomy
  • Uvuloplasty
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
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Practice locations

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1629 York Road
Lutherville, MD, 21093

410-321-1025

Fax 410-853-7275

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200 East 33rd Street
Pob Ste 631
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-4455

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology

Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1990)

Residency Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (1987)

Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1986)

Medical School: American University of Beirut (1981)

Internship Program: American University of Beirut Medical Center (1981)

Awards

  • Baltimore magazine, Top Doc, 2012, 2015-2017, 2019, 2020