Dr. James Tyson, MD

Dr. James Tyson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. James Tyson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1986 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

3450 Mayland Ct

Richmond, VA 23233

Contact Information

(804) 484-3700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Nosebleed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Tyson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tyson "A native of New York, Dr. Tyson graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton and New York Medical College. He completed his Internship at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center and his ENT Residency at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Tyson is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the Richmond Academy of Medicine and the Virginia Society of Otolaryngology. Dr. Tyson is married and has 4 children. In his spare time he enjoys woodworking and gardening."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

80  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • 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 Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (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 Virginia.

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

  • State University Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Vincent'S Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Ny University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tyson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tyson's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tyson to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Tyson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Tyson is very friendly and I have no doubts knowledgeable. It was rushed though and I didn't address everything I wanted to. But I share the responsibility for that and will be more aggressive my next visit.
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If I could leave a zero on this I would. Dr Tyson spent less than 3 minutes evaluating and assessing my problem. I went to his office trying to find an answer for tinnitus, which I had experienced for 5 days straight. All he said was that he didn’t know and that it might or may not go away. He...more
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He was abrupt, asked no medical questions regarding why I was there to see him. Didn’t confirm what his nurse likely told him. I was informed of something that may take months to improve and no recommendation for a follow up.
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Dr. Tyson performed middle ear surgery in 2003 and my hearing is still within normal range. He was extremely responsive and polite.
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I am certain Dr. Tyson is a very skilled physician. Unfortunately Our experience was not very positive. After waiting over an hour, Dr. Tyson spent < 5 minutes assessing our medical concern. It was as if he had an answer and a canned response with little evaluation. We felt rushed and dismissed. We...more
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