Dr. John Pickens, MD

Dr. John Pickens, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. John Pickens, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med in 1983 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

7 Walden Ridge Dr Ste 200

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 654-9299

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Acute Laryngitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Pickens's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

75  Conditions Treated

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30  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)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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 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)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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.

Education

  • E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • E Tenn State U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • U Mo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • W Va U Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pickens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pickens' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pickens to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Pickens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have seen Dr. Pickens for more than 10 years. He is responsive to all my ENT issues. He is knowledgeable, keeps current on ENT issues and an excellent diagnostician. I would highly recommend Dr. Pickens.
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Received same day care. Friendly staff.
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Next day appointment given for new patient visit. Patient forms available on their website for pre filling out On site laryngoscopy at first visit with immediate diagnostic impression and treatment plan....no waiting or having to come back for idea of what was causing my complaint. Quick...more
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