Ara Makdessian, M.D., F.A.C.S


Ara S. Makdessian, M.D., is an experienced ear, nose & throat surgeon (otolaryngologist). He specializes in the diseases of the ear, nose, sinuses, throat, and allergies, both in children and adults. Dr. Makdessian received his medical degree in 1994 from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. He then completed his training there in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Subsequently, he went on to complete a fellowship in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery under the auspices of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the internationally known University of Toronto.

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada; certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Makdessian is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. He offers a wide range of services with a team of well-trained and experienced certified medical assistants, certified medical allergy assistants, and surgical coordinators. Since 2005, we have been helping people across Central Kentucky with their ear, nose, and throat problems, as well as sleep disorders. At our office in Winchester, we provide premier patient care for the treatment of head and neck disorders consistent with the highest standard of medical excellence and the latest innovative technology.