Dr. Jamey Cost, MD

Dr. Jamey Cost, MD

Allergy & Immunology  |  
Female  |  
Age 38
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Dr. Jamey Cost, MD is an allergy & immunology doctor who practices in Hickory, NC. She is 38 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Read her story

304 10th Ave NE

Hickory, NC 28601

Contact Information

(828) 322-2183

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Cost's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cost "Dr. Jamey Cost is a member of the medical staff at Frye Regional Medical Center, Catawba Memorial Hospital and Viewmont Surgery Center. She is Board Certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is also a member of the American Thyroid Association. Dr. Cost is a native of West Virginia. She attended Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN where she received a degree in Biology. Her medical degree is from West Virginia University School of Medicine, and she completed her residency training at West Virginia University. Dr. Cost is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. She is also actively pursuing her fellowship in Otolaryngic Allergy. Dr. Cost is the Co-Director of Audiologic and Hearing Aid Services within the Carolina ENT clinic. She also serves on several committees at area hospitals including the CVMC Credentials Committee and the Frye Regional Medical Center Medical Executive Committee. Awards, Honors & Recognition CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationAllscripts Professional EHR, Allscripts, 2013 Publications & Presentations PubMed Positron emission tomography in Warthin's tumor mimicking malignancy impacts the evaluation of head and neck patients.Rassekh, C. H.,Cost, J. L.,Hogg, J. P.,Hurst, M. K.,Marano, G. D.,Ducatman, B. S.Am J Otolaryngol 2014 Dec 20 Split Thickness Skin Grafting in Canal Wall Down Tympanomastoidectomy.Wetmore, S. J.,Bueller, H. A.,Cost, J. L.Otol. Neurotol. 2013 Oct 19 Outcome of adenoidectomy versus adenoidectomy with maxillary sinus wash for chronic rhinosinusitis in children.Ramadan, H.H., Cost, J.L.Laryngoscope 2008 May "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cost "As a physician who is also a wife and mother, I strive to treat every patient as I would want for my own family treated-- with care and patience."


  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Allergies
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eye Infections
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Itchy Skin
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing


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  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Lipscomb University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • West Virginia University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • West Virginia University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification. Allscripts Professional EHR, Allscripts, 2013
Media & Publications
  • Outcome of adenoidectomy versus adenoidectomy with maxillary sinus wash for chronic rhinosinusitis in children. Ramadan, H.H., cost, J.L. Laryngoscope, 2008 May
  • Positron emission tomography in Warthin's tumor mimicking malignancy impacts the evaluation of head and neck patients. Rassekh, C.H., cost, J.L., Hogg, J.P., Hurst, M. K., Marango,G.D., Ducatman, B.S. Am J Otolaryngol, 2014 Dec 20
  • Split thickness Skin grafting in Canal Wall Down Tympanomastoidectomy. Wetmore, S.J., Bueller, H.A., Cost, J. L. Otol. Neurotol., 2013 Oct 19

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cost's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cost to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Cost's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Denver, NC |
In my book she is the best. She cares about her patients. I have never been rushed in and out. She takes time to answer any question or concerns I have. The entire staff are always very polite.
in Hickory, NC |
Dr. Cost is very personable and professional and I know I will get excellent care on each and every visit. The office is very quick to get you in and out and Lynne Myer the patient advocate coordinator is so pleasant and wonderful to speak with and she also cares very much for the practice and all of the patients. It is actually very nice to go to the doctor! Thanks Dr. Cost and Lynne for providing such a great atmosphere and making my visit so comfortable. Sincerely, Susan Icenhour
in Stony Point, NC 28678 |
Dr. Cost has a great bedside manner & very efficient & nurses work quickly to get you in and out.
in Lincolnton, NC |
While the doctor is excellent, the support staff lacks professional polish. Overall, the front office is well intentioned but chaotic. There is a great deal noise and loud verbal communication within the team with little focused listening or communication to the patient. Multitasking is expected, but can be disrespectful. I was agog when my name was shouted from the back of the office to let me know the exam room was ready. A respectful escort should be standard.
in Maiden NC |
She is very knowledgeable and understand. She has very good bed manners and caring of the patient and family. I would high recommend her!!
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Dr. Cost accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
    Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cost has admitting privileges

Catawba Valley Medical Center
810 Fairgrove Church Rd
Hickory, NC 28602
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Frye Regional Medical Center
420 N Center St
Hickory, NC 28601
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