Dr. James Hicks, MD

Dr. James Hicks, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Hicks, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1974 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

12221 N MO Pac Expy

Austin, TX 78758

Contact Information

(512) 901-1111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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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)
  • 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
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • 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)
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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 Texas.

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 Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Tex Med Br
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hicks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hicks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hicks to family and friends
1.6
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Hicks' Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
POOR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Austin, TX
I waited almost an hour to see Dr Hicks, he came in and asked all the same questions his nurse had and offered no assistance. He said he was going to prescribe me something for my ear issue and when I showed up at my pharmacy, they told me nothing was called in. This was a horrible experience and...more
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