Dr. Calhoun Cunningham, MD

Dr. Calhoun Cunningham, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
77 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Calhoun Cunningham, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 56 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat, facial plastic surgery, and more.

Coastal Carolina Otolaryngology

1021 Cipriana Dr Ste 220

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cunningham performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Cunningham's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cunningham "To provide quality and compassinoate ear, noste, and throat care by a board certified otolaryngologist."

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

92  Conditions Treated


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34  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston SC
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • Georgia Baptist Hospital-Atlanta Ga
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Florida - Gainesville FL
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cunningham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cunningham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cunningham to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cunningham's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I loved Dr. Cunningham. He was kind, attentive, patient and knowledgeable.
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Absolutely the best !!
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Love Dr. Cunningham. He takes the time to listen to what you have going on. He makes sure you get the best treatment around. I know when I see him that he is going to help me any way he can. Great doctor
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