Dr. Ford Albritton IV, MD

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Dr. Ford Albritton IV, MD
Dr. Albritton is an expert in many areas within the ENT field, including: Sinus & Rhinology Minimally Invasive Sinus and Septal Surgery Balloon Sinuplasty He's driven by his passion to deliver the most successful outcomes in a safe and caring way, NOT an assembly line manner. Dr. Albritton is one of the nation's most experienced sinus surgeons. He has lectured on the topic worldwide. Authoring the preeminent publication regarding awake in-office procedures, he has trained numerous physicians across the world. In fact, many of Dallas' best ENT doctors were were tutored by Dr. Albritton in the use of balloon sinus instruments and techniques. Education: B.S. Texas A&M University, Cum Laude (combined BS/MD) M.D. Texas A&M University College of Medicine; With Honors (graduated 3rd in his class) Internship and Residency; Emory University Chief Resident; Emory (promoted 1 year early) Has served as Chairman of Texas Institute for Surgery and of Department of Otolaryngology at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. He is board certified in Otolaryngology, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and American Rhinologic Society. A Dallas native, he has been recognized by D Magazine as "Best" ENT doctors in Dallas every year from 2006 through 2016. During his free time, Dr. Albritton enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, traveling, cycling, cooking. A man of many interests, he even helps manage an independent record label, Misra Records. Publications: Albritton FD, Casiano R, Sillers M. Feasibility of in-office endoscopic sinus surgery with balloon sinus dilation. American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy. 2012; 26(3):243-48. Albritton FD; Kingdom TT; DelGaudio JM.Malleable registration mask: application of a novel registration method in image guided sinus surgery. American Journal of Rhinology. 2001; 15(4): 219-24 Albritton FD; Kingdom TT. Endoscopic sinus surgery in patients with cystic fibrosis: an analysis of complications. American Journal of Rhinology. 2000; 14(6): 379-85 Albritton, FD, Levine, H, Smith, J, et al. Surgeon Radiation Exposure in ESS Using Balloon Catheters. Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. 2009; 140(6):834-40. DelGaudio JM, Dillard DG, Albritton FD, et al. Computed tomography--guided needle biopsy of head and neck lesions. Archives of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. 2000 Mar; 126(3):366-70. Albritton, FD, Kingdom, TT. Cystic Fibrosis and Nasal Polyposis. Medscape Respiratory Care. Volume 4, Number 1; January/February 2000. Read Article » Albritton, FD, Lenis, AX. (1994) Cavernous Hemangioma of Tympanic Membrane. Ear Nose Throat Journal. 1994 Nov; 73(11):808. Albritton, FD, Lenis, AX. (1994) Mixed Adenoma of the Middle Ear. Ear Nose Throat Journal. 1994 Dec; 73(12):882. Lectures Interventional Rhinology: Early Intervention, Keynote Lecturer. London, UK 2013 Interventional Rhinology: Matching Treatment to Disease, Rhinology Keynote Lecturer 97th Annual Clinical Assembly of the AOCOO-HNS 2013 Rhinology/Sinus Panel and Case Discussions, 97th Annual Clinical Assembly of the AOCOO-HNS 2013 Sinus/Allergy Workshop, 97th Annual Clinical Assembly of the AOCOO-HNS 2013 Drug delivery: co-panelists David Conley (Northwestern), John DelGaudio (Emory), Bruce Tan(Northwestern), Ashtoush Kacker(Weill Cornell Medical College), Rohan Wijewickrama (St. Elizabeth's), New York City 2012 The "interventional" doctor: co-panelists Peter Catalano (Boston, MA), Leonardo Balsalobre (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Martin Hopp (Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA), Barry Schaitkin (UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA), Reuben Setliff III (Sioux Falls, ND) New York City 2012 Interventional rhinology: co-panelists Fred Kuhn (Savannah, GA), Reuben Setliff (Sioux Falls, SD), Prof. A. Simon Carney (Adelaide ,AU) Ray Weiss (Biloxi, MS) Brian Weeks (San Diego, CA) New York City 2011 Live Surgeon: Sinus Forum, Washington D.C. 2009 The Maxillary Sinus in Minimally Invasive Technique (International Societies of Rhinology),Philadelphia, PA 2009

Center for Sinus and Respiratory Disease

7115 Greenville Ave Ste 210

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

(214) 696-4696

Dr. Ford Albritton IV, MD

Dr. Ford Albritton IV, MD

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  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Minimally invasive, Patient disease tailored care.
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Dr. Albritton IV's Experience

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Dr. Albritton IV's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
19

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Broken Nose
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Hearing Loss
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Polypoid Degeneration
  • Polyps
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
25

Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Turbinate Reduction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • D Magazine Top Doctor, 2009
  • Chief Resident, Emory University School of Medicine, 2000
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1995
  • D Magazine Top Doctor, 2007
  • D Magazine Top Doctor, 2008
  • D Magazine Top Doctor, 2010
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2005
  • Fellow, American Rhinologic Society, 2009
  • D Magazine Top Doctor, 2006
  • D Magazine Top Doctor, 2012
  • D Magazine Top Doctor, 2011
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Albritton IV's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Albritton IV to family and friends
4.3
based on 26 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Albritton IV's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Dallas, TX |
I could tell right away that Dr Albritton is an excellent diagnostician, he was able to quickly ascertain my condition and recommend a conservative treatment. I like his style, which is fairly direct, but feel that he takes the time necessary to gather all the facts first.
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8200 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75231
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