ENT Services for the L.A. Community

Patient-Centered Head and Neck Treatment

Dr. Jahangir Sharifi and Dr. Cheryl Nocon are two of the most trusted Otolaryngologists in Los Angeles. Their areas of expertise include diagnosing, treating, and managing ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions for adults, children and infants, including the diagnosis and treatment of sinusitis (Chronic stuffy nose), sleep apnea & sleep apnea treatment, Allergies - including in-office allergy testing, ear infections & Chronic ear infection treatment, Hearing loss, Ear Tubes (Eustachian tubes), Dizziness or vertigo treatments, Tinnitus - ringing in the ears, chronic sore throat or tonsillitis. 

L.A. Sinus & Allergy Specialists is proud to offer exceptional care to every patient and offers these common in-office procedures surgical balloon sinuplasty, head and neck cancer surgery, throat cancer and tongue cancer; Solutions for snoring, hearing and balance problems. Additionally, L.A. Sinus & Allergy Specialists offers these common in-office audiology and vestibular testing For Dr. Sharifi and his team, treating complicated issues of the ear, nose and throat is a passion. The practice excels in delivering quality and comfort through an experienced and skilled team of Los Angeles ENT specialists. They understand that senses are vital and they gift people with the ability to experience life to its fullest.

Experienced and Certified Doctors

With over 20 years of combined practice expertise, Dr. Sharifi and Dr. Nocon are both graduates of prestigious Ivy League Universities and maintain board certification with the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Sharifi has become well-known in the LA area for his expertise in sinus relief, allergy treatment, head and neck surgery, audiology, sleep apnea, voice disorders and more. He is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Allergy. Dr. Sharifi is the Section Chief of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery at Adventist Health White Memorial Hospital. Dr. Nocon is a Member of the American Head and Neck Society and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She has extensive training and experience in surgery for head and neck cancers, including special expertise in reconstructive and microvascular reconstruction. She has published and presented widely in the field of Head and Neck cancer. Their medical office is committed to eliminating patients’ pain and discomfort related to both common and rare ENT issues. The L.A. Sinus and Allergy Specialists center is located near Adventist Health White Memorial. Both physicians are also affiliated with Adventist Health Glendale and California Hospital Medical Center.

Investing In Happy and Healthy People

Every individual requires a unique set of treatment methods. With the doctors at the L.A. Sinus and Allergy Specialists, your healing process consists of a combination of trust and modern medical treatments – which all begins with the staff’s personality, attentiveness and friendliness.“We belong to a category of service providers who always focus on patient satisfaction, which means never compromising on quality. We gauge this by the positive responses we receive from our patients.”

Areas We Serve

In addition to our office located in Los Angeles, CA, we proudly serve the surrounding areas including Burbank, Atwater Village, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Downtown Los Angeles, Los Feliz, Echo Park, and Silver Lake District.

Dr. Sharifi on Los Angeles Magazine’s 2020 and 2021 Top Doctors List

Best ENT for Four Years in a Row

LA Magazine’s vetting process involving a peer-to-peer survey as well as crosschecking California Medical Board’s license profile database and the Department of Consumer Affairs resulted in this year’s list of highly skilled doctors in the region

Meet Our Specialists

  • Jahangir Sharifi, MD

    Jahangir Sharifi, MD is the owner and practicing Otolaryngologist at L.A. Sinus & Allergy Specialists, located in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Sharifi graduated with his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in Engineering Sciences, and his M.D. from Keck School of Medicine of USC.

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  • Cheryl C. Nocon MD, FACS

    Dr. Cheryl Nocon completed her undergraduate studies at Harvard College and earned her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.

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  • Joel Manilay, PA

    Joel Manilay, PA has received his BA in psychology at UCLA in 1996 and Post Baccalaureate PA degree at Charles Drew University in 2000. He has been with Los Angeles Sinus and Allergy Specialists for 6 years and has been working in the field of Ear, Nose and Throat for more than 10 years.  He is married with 2 children and his hobbies include traveling, eating, and biking.

  • Sondra Samples

    Sondra Samples is a licensed audiologist and holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communicative Disorders from California State University, Northridge, and her Master’s degree in Audiology from Idaho State University. Sondra has more than thirty years of experience in audiology testing.

Office Location

1701 E Cesar E Chavez Ave Suite 560 Los Angeles, CA, 90033

Hours Of Operation


9:00 am-5:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm