Doctors

Seth Riddle, MD

image_riddleIf you mixed a doctor and a cowboy, you would get Dr. Riddle. His standard attire usually includes scrubs and cowboy boots. Since 1998, this cowboy has been caring for thousands of patients in Utah County. Dr. Riddle received his medical degree from the University of Utah and completed an ENT residency at Oregon Health Sciences University. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as well as the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

Stephen Parsons, MD

image_riddleDr. Parsons received his medical degree from the University of Utah and completed a five-year ENT surgical residency at Indiana University. Dr. Parsons is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery as well as a member of the American Thyroid Association. Click HERE to learn more about Dr. Parsons and his practice.

Kirt Beus, MD

image_riddleDr. Beus attended medical school at Saint Louis University and then completed an otolaryngology residency at Penn State. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Beus enjoys flying, hiking, BYU sports, and spending time with his family.

Scott Shipley, MD

image_riddleDr. Shipley received his medical degree from Saint Louis University and completed an ENT residency at Ohio State University. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, and is also a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. An avid hiker, you’re likely to bump into Dr. Shipley somewhere along Utah County’s many hiking trails.

D. Spencer Darley, MD

image_riddleDr. Darley attended medical school at George Washington University and then completed an ENT residency at State University of New York, Upstate. Additionally, he completed a fellowship in Otology/Neurotology at the Silverstein Institute in Sarasota, Florida. Being Utah County’s only fellowship-trained otologist, Dr. Darley brings specialized training and experience to treating ear, hearing, and balance disorders for both adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Darley is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, and is a member of the American Neurotology Society and the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. Born in Utah, Dr. Darley is an avid outdoorsman.  You can frequently find him, his wife, and four kids in the mountains skiing, camping, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, and fishing.

Phillip Chaffin Jr, MD

image_riddleDr. Chaffin brings specialized training and experience to Utah County’s growing population of children and adolescents. He provides treatment for all ear, nose, and throat issues, from tonsils and ear infections to advanced issues like cochlear implants and congenital neck masses. Dr. Chaffin attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh, completed an ENT residency at the University of Minnesota, and then finished a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital/Ohio State University. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology.

Curtis Thomas, AuD, CCC-A/SLP

image_riddleAlthough a farmer at heart, Dr. Thomas has dedicated his career to helping others with ear and hearing conditions. Dr. Thomas received a bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders from Utah State University, a master’s degree in communicative disorders from Brigham Young University, a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Utah State University, and finally a Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida. He is a certified member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

Joseph Dansie, Au.D. CCC-A/F-AAA/CISC

image_riddleDr. Dansie received a B.S. degree in audiology and speech-language pathology (communicative disorders) from Brigham Young University in 2006 and obtained a Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) degree at Utah State University in 2010. He is a certified member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, the American Cochlear Implant Alliance, and a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. He earned a graduate degree emphasis in pediatrics and auditory learning and spoken language development. Dr. Dansie has specialized experience in cochlear implant evaluations and programming for pediatrics and adults.

In addition to his experience with general audiological evaluations and hearing aids, he has extensive experience in diagnosis and treatment solutions for pediatric hearing loss. He specializes in single sided deafness hearing solutions and implantable hearing devices.

He is the first audiologist in Utah receive his Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification from the American Board of Audiology, a designation that fewer than 60 out of the 13,000 audiologists have obtained nationwide.

Douglas Worthington, AuD

image_riddleDr. Worthington received a degree in audiology/speech language pathology from Brigham Young University and then obtained a Doctor of Audiology degree at Utah State University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Prior to joining Peak ENT, Dr. Worthington worked at the nationally acclaimed Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota where his responsibilities included the assessment of vestibular and balance disorders.

Steven Forsey, AuD

image_riddleDr. Forsey received a degree in communicative disorders from Brigham Young University and then obtained a Doctor of Audiology degree at Idaho State University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Forsey assesses hearing, performs diagnostic audiology and vestibular testing, and fits hearing aids on patients of all ages.

Sarah Cordingley, AuD, CCC-A

sarahDr. Cordingley completed her degree in communicative disorders and deaf education at Utah State University. She also received a Doctor of Audiology degree at Utah State University. Dr. Cordingley is a certified member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, and a member of the AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  Dr. Cordingley has detailed and specialized experience working with children. She holds the Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC) from the American Board of Audiology.  Currently at the Peak ENT and previously at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Missouri, Dr. Cordingley performs audiologic diagnostics, hearing aid fittings, auditory brainstem response testing (ABR), and cochlear implant programming.

Amanda Lewis, NP

Amanda received a Master’s Degree in Nursing at Brigham Young University and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Olivia Grover, NP

image_riddleOlivia received a Master’s Degree in Nursing at Brigham Young University and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Jinil Harvey, NP

image_riddleJinil received a Master’s Degree in Nursing at Brigham Young University and is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the University of Utah in May 2017.

Sharla Morgan, NP

image_riddleSharla received a Master’s Degree in Nursing at Brigham Young University and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Sharla sees patients at both Peak ENT and the Thyroid Institute. Due to her own struggle with thyroid cancer, Sharla relates well to patients’ concerns and can provide personal experience regarding the medical treatment associated with thyroid disorders. Click HERE to learn about her story.

Jen Coy, NP

image_riddleJen graduated from the University of Utah with a Doctorate Degree in Nursing. She is also certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Jen works with Dr. Shipley at Peak ENT and Dr. Darley at the Hearing & Balance Institute. Prior to joining the practice, Jen worked at Intermountain hospitals in same day surgery and post-operative care.

Liz Marble, DNP

image_riddleLiz Marble, DNP is a nurse practitioner dual certified in Family Practice and Acute Care/Gerontology. Liz is known for her outgoing personality and excellent communication skills. She has worked in many areas of health care including Internal Medicine, Trauma, Emergency, and now Ear Nose & Throat. She is passionate about helping people have the best quality of life possible.

Liz received a BS degree from Brigham Young University in 2007. She began working as a critical care nurse while attending the family practice nurse practitioner program at BYU from 2008-2010. She completed her doctorate in nursing practice at the University of Utah in 2013. She completed her acute care/gerontology post-graduate certificate in 2014. During that time, she was able to complete a nursing study abroad in Argentina, as well as a medical mission with the US Navy on the USNS Mercy hospital ship in Cambodia and Vietnam.

Liz lives in Provo, Utah with her dog Gracie. In addition to her time at Peak ENT, she works in a local emergency room. She loves to ride her bike and is currently taking guitar lessons and working on her Spanish.