Dr. John Currens, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 49
  
Dr. Currens
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Asheville Head Neck Ear Surgeons PA

1065 Hendersonville Rd Asheville, NC 28803

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(828) 254-3577

Dr. John Currens, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Asheville, NC and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Currens has more experience with Otologic Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine medical school in 1996. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mission Hospital - Asheville and Pardee Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Currens to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Currens accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Currens

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Currens treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Currens treats other conditions, please contact the office at (828) 254-3577.

Otologic Care

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 56% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Otitis Media
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Currens treats Otitis Media more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Currens treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Tinnitus
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Currens treats Tinnitus more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Currens treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Outer Ear Infection
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Currens treats Outer Ear Infection more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Currens treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 50% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Currens treats Sleep Apnea more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Currens treats this condition more than 50% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Currens treats Sleep Disorders more than 47% of their peers

Dr. Currens treats this condition more than 47% of their peers

Check Dr. Currens' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Currens' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Black Eye
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Currens' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Currens

3.8

Based on 10 ratings

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4 Stars
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1 Star
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About Me

Biography

Dr. John Currens, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Asheville, NC and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. Dr....Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

2001
St Louis University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1996
University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Practice

Asheville Head Neck Ear Surgeons PA1065 Hendersonville Rd Asheville, NC 28803
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Western Carolina Neurology Pllc709 N Justice St Ste D Hendersonville, NC 28791
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mission Hospital - Asheville

Asheville, NC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Pardee Hospital

Hendersonville, NC

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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