Dr. Charlene Hickson, MD

Dr. Charlene Hickson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Charlene Hickson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Pueblo, CO. She specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Pueblo Ear & Nose Throat Spclts

1218 S Pueblo Blvd

Pueblo, CO 81005
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Postnasal Drip
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Hickson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

81  Conditions Treated


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38  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Tx Health Sc Center At San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hickson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hickson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hickson to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hickson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have had sinus problems for At Least 20 yrs....All they suggested was some kind of pill....I was in Dr Hicksons office & she had me diagnosed w/polyps w/in 20 min. I have never been SO happy to have polyps in my nose....Great Dr., listened to my symptoms, looked at my MRI & had the diagnosis...more
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I am 9 months post - tonsillectomy, performed by Dr. Hickson. Ever since the tonsillectomy I have had throat problems that were not present before the surgery. I saw her several times after surgery and was told that EVERYTHING pertaining to the tonsillectomy and issues because of it would not...more
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I've had obvious problems for some time now but finding a doc to listen has been a problem. My first appt with Dr Hickson was very thorough and surgery was scheduled that same day! She was very attentive to my problems and what I wanted as well. She took the time with me to make sure I was ok and...more
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Removed my thyroid and there were no complications. Excellent follow-up!
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