About Our Clinic

Our ENT medicine and surgery physician is waiting to help you alongside his certified physician assistant (PA-C). We hope their biographies will help you learn more about our clinic in Farmington, NM.

Dr. Brett ClarkeDr. Brett Clarke

Dr. Brett Clarke grew up in Ogden, Utah. He attended the University of Nevada, completing medical school in 2003. Dr. Clarke has practiced Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) medicine and surgery (Otolaryngology) since completing his residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2008. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has special interests in the medical and surgical management of pediatric ENT diseases, allergy/sinus disease, and thyroid cancer, as well as general ENT complaints.


Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith, PA-C

Stephen Smith earned his Bachelor's Degree in Biology with a Pre-Medical emphasis from Eastern New Mexico University in 2012. He then attended Nova Southeastern University in Orlando Florida, where he earned his Master's Degree in Science as a Physician Assistant. Prior to joining Pinon Hills Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates, he served our community in Primary Care. He is a proud father of Braxton, his son, and a doting life partner to Erica Lankenau, a fellow PA in our community. He is a member of the American Acadamy for Physician Assistants. In his off time he enjoys the grandeur of San Juan Mountains, mountain biking, reading, and snowboarding. He looks forward to tailoring an individual care plan alongside Dr. Clarke to serve your otolaryngology needs.

Contact us today for more information about the qualifications and credentials of our medical professionals.