Dr. James Ludwick, MD

Dr. James Ludwick, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
46 y/o
(41)

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Dr. James Ludwick, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

West Houston ENT & Sleep Center

12606 W Houston Center Blvd Ste 220

Houston, TX 77082
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MVP Health Care
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Sinusitis
high
more than 85% of peers
Sleep Disorders
normal
more than 83% of peers
Earwax Buildup
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
36

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

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

  • Medical College Of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ludwick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Ludwick does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ludwick and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Ludwick's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ludwick to family and friends
3.1
based on 41 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Ludwick's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

in Meadows Place, TX |
Dr. Ludwick performed a Vidian Nerve Section for me in March and May of 2017. It has been a wonderful result. I had been suffering for a very long time with what I called a "faucet nose" that I couldn't turn off. I had tried everything. He told me about this procedure and since he did it, I have...more
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in Houston, TX |
We had wonderful experience. He explained the procedure, all outcomes was same as doctor explained before the surgery. Doctor Ludwick has mastered his profession well.
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Houston, TX |
Lack of knowledge. Incompetent. Unsafe. Rude.
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in Houston, TX |
I was so sad to see this doctor treat my mother in a condescending manner. He does not care about his patients. When she asked him to repeat the diagnosis, he was impatient and condescending and ask if she understands English. My mother left in tears. Do not do it. There are plenty of other...more
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Houston, TX |
rude behavior. not competent in diagnosis, treatment, or surgical skills.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ludwick accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MVP Health Care
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ludwick has admitting privileges

West Houston Medical Center
12141 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77082
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