Our Wonderful Doctors


Dedicated to providing the highest level of medical care for our Northern Arizona community.

Daniel H. Downs, MD

Daniel H. Downs, MD

Dr. Downs is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist and has provided Ear, Nose and Throat care in Flagstaff and the surrounding area since 1995. Dan received a Bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College and attended University of Minnesota where he earned his medical degree. This was followed by a fellowship at University of Washington and residency at University of Minnesota. He is skilled in all aspects of ENT which include clinical and surgical options for patients of all ages.

Dan believes in a practical and comprehensive approach to medical care. Special interests include nasa l sinus disease, pediatric care and head/neck concerns including thyroid disorders.

Originally from Minnesota, he enjoys the milder seasons of Northern Arizona and all that it offers in outdoor activities. Dan likes to golf, run with his dog, and spend time with his family which includes 3 kids.


Board Certification:

  • American Board of Otolaryngology/Head Neck Surgery 1996-Present

Education:

  • Undergraduate: St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN 1983
  • Medical School: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 1989
  • Post Doctoral: Fellowship, University of Washington 1990
  • Residency: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 1990-1995

Affiliations:

  • Northern Arizona Healthcare/Flagstaff Medical Center 1995-Present
  • Forest Canyon Endoscopy and Surgery Center 2004-Present

Societies:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head Neck Surgery Since 1996
  • Arizona Medical Association
  • Arizona Society of Otolaryngology: Past President 2003-2004

Benjamin H. Feldman, MD

Benjamin H. Feldman, MD

Ben Feldman is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist with 10 years of experience in treating medical and surgical conditions involving the Ears, Nose and Throat. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine and was born and raised in the Verde Valley. Subsequently, Ben completed a comprehensive residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He enjoys and is comfortable with treating patients of all ages and has additional post-residency training experience in the management of pediatric patients with ear, nose and throat conditions.

Doctor Feldman recently returned to Northern Arizona from the Milwaukee metropolitan region where he had a busy general otolaryngology practice after completing his training. He joined Dr. Daniel Downs, who has provided comprehensive ENT care to patients in Arizona since 1995.

Ben focuses on the well-being and symptoms of his patients and offers up-to-date treatments that minimize side effects while maximizing health and quality of life. He takes time to understand and listen to his patients. He is careful to explain conditions and treatment options to his patients in a way that is humanistic and comprehensible. Ben is an active part in the medical community of Flagstaff and Northern Arizona.


Board Certification:

  • American Board of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery 2014-Present

Education:

  • Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley 1998-2002
  • Medical School: Universtiy of Arizona College of Medicine 2004-2008
  • Residency: University of Wisconsin, Madison 2008- 2013

Practice History:

  • Aurora Health Care / Milwaukee, Wisconsin Metro Area 2014-2018

Affiliations:

  • Northern Ariz. Healthcare / Flagstaff Medical Center 2018-Present
  • Forest Canyon Endoscopy and Surgery Center 2018-Present

Societies:

  • American Medical Association 2014- Present
  • Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology Member 2014-2018
  • Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology President Elect 2017-2018

Michael Skelton, Au.D., CCC-A, AAA-F

Michael Skelton, Au.D., CCC-A, AAA-F

Dr. Michael Skelton with Northern Arizona University (NAU) along with NAU graduate students have provided diagnostic hearing evaluation services to Northern Arizona Ear, Nose, and Throat patients since 2003. This unique partnership, allows for NAU graduate students in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the opportunity to learn valuable clinical skills under the direct supervision of Dr. Skelton. Dr. Skelton has an extensive background in adult diagnostic audiology, amplification, and aural rehabilitation. Dr. Skelton's professional experience includes hospital and medical settings, school settings, and private clinic facilities. He provides clinical and academic instruction at Northern Arizona University as clinical faculty where he has been recognized for teaching and service excellence. Dr. Skelton is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and an active member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


Board Certification:

  • Northern Arizona University – Audiologist / Associate Clinical Professor

Education:

  • Doctorate: Au.D., Doctor of Audiology, A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Health Sciences, Mesa, Arizona 2007
  • Graduate: M.A., Communication Sciences: Audiology, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado 1999
  • Undergraduate: B.A., Communication Sciences: Communication Disorders: Audiology / Speech-Language Pathology,
  • University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado 1997

Affiliations:

  • Department of Economic Security Services, Arizona and Utah, Audiologist, 2003-Present
  • Arizona Department of Vocational Rehabilitation – Audiologist, 2005-Present
  • T-3 Master Trainer, Arizona Department of Health Services, 2007-Present
  • Audiologist, Veterans Evaluation Service- Audiologist, 2013-Present

Societies:

  • American Academy of Audiology – Fellow, 2000-Present
  • American Speech-Language and Hearing Association – Member, 1999-Present
  • Arizona Speech-Language and Hearing Association – Member, 2002- Present