Dr. Frank Mauldin, MD

Dr. Frank Mauldin, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Frank Mauldin, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

304 10th Ave NE

Hickory, NC 28601

Contact Information

(828) 322-2183

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Ear Disorders
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more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Mauldin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mauldin "Dr. Frank Mauldin is a member of the medical staff at Frye Regional Medical Center, Catawba Valley Medical Center and Viewmont Surgery Center He is Board Certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He also holds membership in the North Carolina Medical Society, the North Carolina Society of Otolaryngology and the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and the American Thyroid association. Dr. Mauldin received his medical degree at the University of Mississippi. He did his surgical residency at Roanoke Memorial Hospital and his otolaryngology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He served in the Air Force as an Otolaryngologist from 1991 to 1993 and was with Graystone Ear Nose and Throat from 1993 to 2010. Dr. Mauldin has served in numerous positions in the Medical Staff at both Frye Regional Medical Center and Catawba Valley Medical Center. He was Chief of Staff at Catawba Valley Medical Center in 2003. Awards, Honors & Recognition CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationAllscripts Professional EHR, Allscripts, 2013 Fellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons Fellow (FAAO-HNS)American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Publications & Presentations Monitored steady-state excitation and recovery (MSSER) radiation force imaging using viscoelastic models.Mauldin, F. W.,Haider, M. A.,Loboa, E. G.,Behler, R. H.,Euliss, L. E.,Pfeiler, T. W.,Gallippi, C. M.IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 2008 Nov 07 Severe epistaxis from a false aneurysm of the external carotid artery.Mauldin, F. W., Cornay, W. J., Mahaley, M. S., Hicks, J. N.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1989 Nov "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mauldin "It is my goal to provide personalized care for each individual patient. Medical and surgical care for common ear, nose, and throat problems are discussed when needed. Not all problems require traditional medicine or surgery and this insight will be discussed as well. Our office is a modern facility with up to date equipment and treatment options. It is our pleasure to serve your medical and surgical ear, nose, and throat needs."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

96  Conditions Treated

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48  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Coblation Tonsillectomy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North 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.


  • University Of Southern Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Carilion Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • United States Air Force, Keesler Afb Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Professional EHR, Allscripts, 2013
Media & Publications
  • Severe epistaxis from a false aneurysm of the external carotid artery. Mauldin, F.W., cornay, W.J., Mahaley, M.S., Hicks, J.N. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 1989 Nov
  • Monitored steady-state excitation and recovery (MSSER) radiation force imaging using viscoelastic models. Mauldin, F.W., Haider, M.A., Loboa, E.G., Behler, R.H., Euliss, L.E., Pfeiler, T.W., Gallippi, C.M. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control, 2008 Nov 07

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow

Dr. Mauldin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mauldin to family and friends
24 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mauldin'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 (15)

Caring and thorough, very kind and patient.
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I love Dr. Maudlin my family have known him for many years since he was apart of Graystone while he worked with Dr. Williams. I like the way he present himself down to earth easy to talk to and understand his medical terms. Thanks for taking care of our family over. The years.
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Dr. Mauldin is very thorough in his exams.
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Dr. Mauldin is a very knowledgeable, caring physician. I would highly recommend him if you are looking for a quality ENT.
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Dr. Mauldin is a doctor who cares about patients. He has helped and cared for my ears for many years. He greets patients caringly and listens for the problems. He investigates, explains and solves your ENT Problems. Then a follow-up with a printouts as reminders for follow-ups. He's The Best! My...more
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