Dr. James Fordice, MD

Dr. James Fordice, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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53 y/o
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Dr. James Fordice, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Smyrna, TN. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

Middle Tennessee Ear Nose and Throat PC

300 Stonecrest Blvd Ste 375

Smyrna, TN 37167
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Trigeminal Neuralgia
very high
more than 97% of peers
TMJ
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Fordice'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

61  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fordice has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fordice's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fordice to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Fordice'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 (4)

I first saw Dr. Fordice in 1999 for a swollen lymph node on my neck. I'd had it for about 8 months and was advised to wait. Then I had to wait 3 more months to see an ENT when I found him in Nashville. They got me right in, he ordered a needle biopsy and diagnosed cancer that day. I credit him and...more
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I was having severe hearing loss in one ear and Middle TN ENT was able to get me in quickly to solve my problem. Dr. Fordice was able to quickly diagnose my problem and within minutes, my issue was solved. In addition, Dr. Fordice has a tremendous bedside manner that would make any patient...more
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I saw Dr. Fordice for hearing loss and for my sinus problems. I have been to many doctors over the past several years and I was impressed with how thorough he was. He is kind, caring and very informative. I would definitely recommend him to friends and family.
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I feel that dr. For dice literally saved my sister's life when she had cancer in her lymp nodes. He performed surgery twice to get all the cancer..I feel that without his skill as a dr. She would not be here today. I am so grateful for this skilled dr. Not only does he know his calling he also is a...more
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