Dr. James Byrd, MD

Dr. James Byrd, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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36 y/o
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Dr. James Byrd, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Augusta, GA. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.

Augusta University Medical Center

1120 15th St

Augusta, GA 30912
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Tonsillitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 94% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Byrd "Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
90

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Pancytopenia
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • 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)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University Of South Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Byrd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Byrd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Byrd to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Byrd'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 Evans, GA |
Dr. Byrd is very thorough in examining and then explaining. He is very knowledgeable . I felt so good seeing him. He even concur his diagnosis with the other experts and explained it very thoroughly, calmly and confidently that really made me feel so good.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Byrd accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Byrd has admitting privileges

Augusta University Medical Center
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912
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