Dr. Frank Hixon, MD

Dr. Frank Hixon, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Frank Hixon, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fairhope, AL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

188 Hospital Dr Ste 101

Fairhope, AL 36532

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hixon'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*

66  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hixon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hixon's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hixon to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hixon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

After complete loss of hearing in right ear due to accident thirty-five years ago, I can hear again. Thank you Dr.Hixon!
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Listened to concerns and related history. Explained test results and options thoroughly.
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