Dr. James Coticchia, MD

Dr. James Coticchia, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. James Coticchia, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rochester, MI and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1986 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), ear, nose, and throat, and more.Read his story

1135 W University Dr Ste 200

Rochester, MI 48307

Contact Information

(248) 652-2240

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Otitis Media
high
more than 87% of peers
Ear Tube Placement
high
more than 85% of peers
Ear Surgery
high
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Coticchia's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Coticchia "Dr. Coticchia is the Founder President of the Pediatric ENT Clinic of Michigan. He is a fellowship trained Pediatric Otolaryngologist. With more than 15 years experience, Dr. Coticchia is recognized as one of the best Pediatric ENT surgeons in Michigan and among the top scientists in this field. He has been serving southeast Michigan since 2003 and has treated children as well as adults with complex diseases of head & neck. Dr. Coticchia received his Medical Doctorate from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed his internship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed a six year residency in Otolaryngology at Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine. Following his residency training, he completed a two year fellowship in Pediatric ENT at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Coticchia has been an invited speaker both nationally and internationally, has authored numerous book chapters, and has over 50 peer reviewed publications. In addition, Dr. Coticchia has an active interest in the causes of ear infections and sinus infections in children. His clinical interests include management of the pediatric airway, acute and chronic ear diseases in children, and hearing loss. He also has a strong interest in pediatric sinus disease and management of acquired and congenital head and neck masses in children. Dr. Coticchia has significant experience dealing with a wide variety of surgical techniques in pediatric otolaryngology and has pioneered new techniques in image guided surgery for management of congenital craniofacial problems in children. In addition, of late, Dr. Coticchia has developed a new minimally invasive technique to eliminate visible scars in children undergoing neck node biopsies."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Coticchia "Providing compassionate family-centered care for children of all ages with Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) problems in a friendly environment."

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

64  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Treatment of Airway Obstruction
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Research Fellow Inst
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coticchia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Coticchia's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coticchia to family and friends
22 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Coticchia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
Dr. Coticchia Says:
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- Jody in Dearborn mi | April 5, 2016 Can anyone tell me where he's located now? My son has been seeing him for years he did a rare surgery on him he resign from office we visit.

Dear Jody, our office locations are listed on this profile. We are still located at the Medical Office Buildings of Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn (Suite 202) and Crittenton Hospital in Rochester (Suite 200). Please call us

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Patient Comments (5)

I have been calling for 3 days to set up an appointment and have left several voice messages after being on hold for 20 minutes each time. "Messages received during business hours by our staff are addressed the same business day". If these idiots are too incompetent to answer the phone or return...more
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I actually went to this doctor based on the reviews. I'm deeply disappointed. He is very condescending and always make you feel rushed. Any question you ask he will answer sarcastically like you are so stupid for asking. I hate going to his appointments. He charges tons of money and make you come...more
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Can anyone tell me where he's located now? My son has been seeing him for years he did a rare surgery on him he resign from office we visit.
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Amazing Doctor! Took great care of my son
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Next day appointment, very professional staff and Doctor was amazing! Our 3 yr old loves him!!
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