Mark James Syms , MD


(602) 307-9919

Arizona Ear Center
2627 N 3rd St Ste 201
Phoenix, AZ 85004


Dr. Syms is one of the first physicians in the country to be board-certified in neurotology and a national leader in hearing technology. After nearly two decades of experience treating ear problems, Dr. Syms has helped thousands of people improve their quality of life. Dr. Syms graduated with honors from Boston College with degrees in biology and philosophy before earning his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. After completing his ENT residency training at Tripler Regional Medical Center in Honolulu, Dr. Syms did his fellowship training at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles,one of the world's premier surgery organizations. Dr. Syms frequently gives lectures on neurotology locally, nationally and internationally and is an extensively published author. He is also a member of numerous professional organizations. Dr. Mark Syms was born and raised in Philadelphia. He is married with three children. In his free time, he enjoys movies, hiking and spending time with his family. Dr. Syms' Honors & Affiliations Founder, Arizona Hearing Center Director, Neurotology, Barrow Neurological Institute Director, Barrow Acoustic Neuroma Center, Barrow Neurological Institute Past President, Arizona Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Certificate of Honor, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting Program Committee Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Arizona Delegate, Board of Governors, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery President, Board of Directors of Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 28 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College At Thomas Jefferson University,Sidney Kimmel Medical College At Thomas Jefferson University

Graduation Date: in 1993

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Saint Joseph Hospital & Medical Center
  • Phoenix Children's Hospital

Specialties: Otolaryngology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Whole Health Arizona Care Network
  • Arizona Care Network
  • BCBS AZ Neighborhood Network MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar Insurance AZ
  • PPO/EPO Statewide
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO

Syms's Office Information

Fax: (602) 230-7590
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Syms's Other Office Information

Childrens Rehabilitative Services
3141 N 3rd Ave Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 914-1520

Fax:(602) 226-6054
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM