Dr. Merritt Seshul, MD

Dr. Merritt Seshul, MD

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Dr. Merritt Seshul, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1994 and specializes in allergy & immunology, ear, nose, and throat, and more.Read his story

304 10th Ave NE

Hickory, NC 28601

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Medicaid
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Dr. Seshul's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dizziness
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Dr. Seshul treats Dizziness more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Seshul treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Ear Ache
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Dr. Seshul treats Ear Ache more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Seshul treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Overweight
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Dr. Seshul treats Overweight more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Seshul treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Seshul's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Adenoidectomy
Airway Disorders
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
Allergies
Allergy Shots
Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
Allergy Skin Testing
Allergy Testing
Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
Allergy Treatment
Anaphylactic Food Allergies
Anaphylaxis
Angioedema
Animal Allergies
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Balloon Sinuplasty
Bee Sting Allergy
Bell's Palsy
Benign Tumor
Blood Allergy Testing
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Broken Nose
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Adenoid Infection
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Cleft Palate
Common Cold
Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
Conductive Hearing Loss
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Croup
Deafness
Dermatitis
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Deviated Septum
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Earwax Buildup
Earwax Removal
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Enlarged Turbinates
ENT Surgery
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Food Allergy
Frenectomy
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Geographic Tongue
Glossectomy
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Hashimoto's Disease
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Heartburn
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypogammaglobulinemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Immunodeficiency Syndromes
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insect Sting Allergies
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Itchy Skin
Kidney Disease
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Laryngoscopy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Larynx Conditions
Leukoplakia
Lipid Disorders
Loss of Smell and-or Taste
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Malaise and Fatigue
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Meniere's Disease
Myringotomy
Nasal Obstruction
Nasal Polyp
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nasal Surgery
Nasopharyngitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Oral and-or Facial Cleft
Oral Cancer
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Otosclerosis
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pollen Allergy
Postnasal Drip
Pulmonary Disease
Rash
Retina Diseases
Rhinitis
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sinus Disorders
Sinus Surgery
Sinusitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea Surgery
Sleep Disorders
Snoring
Sore Throat
Speech Delay
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Strep Throat
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroiditis
Tinnitus
Tongue Cancer
Tongue-Tie
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillectomy
Tonsillitis
Toxic Effect of Venom
Tracheal Surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Upper Airway Obstruction
Uvulectomy
Vertigo
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Voice Disorders
Wheezing
Wound Repair

About Me

As an Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon, my goal is to provide the best care to my patients for head and neck problems through a thorough and thoughtful evaluation, as well as offering up to date management options. Often patients have more than...

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

Education

1999
University Of Alabama Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
University Of Alabama Hospital
Internship Hospital
1994
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1990
Samford University
Undergraduate School
1999
1995
1994
1990

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • NC Alternate Governor State Legislation AAOHNS, 2015
  • NC Governor AAOHNS Board of Governors, 2016
  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • NC Alternate governor State Public Educations AAOHNS, 2014
  • Past President North Carolina Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, 2009
  • Top Regional Doctor Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2013
  • NC Alternate governor State Public Educations AAOHNS, 2011
  • NC Alternate Governor State Legislation AAOHNS, 2012
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Professional EHR, Allscripts, 2013
  • Top Regional Doctor Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2012
  • Board Chairman Viewmont Surgery Center, 2009-2015
  • NC Governor AAOHNS Board of Governors, 2013

Media & Publications

  • Pharyngeal fibrovascular polyp in a child. Seshul, M.J., Wiatrak, B.J., Galliani, C.A., Odrezin, G.T. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 1998 Sep
  • Bilateral aberrant internal carotid artery case presentation. Glasscock ME 3rd Seshul M Seshul MB Sr Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 1993 Mar
  • Use of intradermal dilutional testing and skin prick testing: clinical relevance and cost efficiency. Seshul, M., Pillsbury, H., Eby, T. Laryngoscope, 2006 Sep
  • Nasal inverted papilloma with involvement of middle ear and mastoid. Seshul, M.J., Eby, T.L., Crowe, D.R., Peters, G.E. Arch Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg, 1995 Sep

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, Fellow
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Newton Fischer Society, Member
  • The Triological Society, Member

Dr. Seshul's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Seshul

4.5

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Seshul has saw both of my children since 2009. However, we moved away from the area and I thought ??? I didn't want to drive and hour and a half back to Hickory. That is til my daughter started having ear problems again. After seeing several Ear,Nose and Throat doctors in Winston Salem. I told...Read More
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I was very impressed with how soon I was able to be seen, a next day appointment that was also a Saturday! Crystal at the front desk was friendly, and had everything ready for both checkin and checkout. Katie and Crystal in clinic worked great as a team. Crystal explained everything clearly about...Read More
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Very nice, great sense of humor and knowledgeable. Doesn’t always offer info, you have to ask, so be prepared; does spend enough time to answer questions. You have to push for more tests if current treatment isn’t working. If you have to call the office for ANYTHING other than an appointment be...Read More
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Dr. Seshul is a great doctor. Even though the office is always busy he takes his time with each patient. He is very personable and attentive. He listens to all your concerns and he makes an informed medical decision. My family and I have been patients of Dr. Seshul's for years; I would highly...Read More
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Locations

Carolina Ear, Nose & Throat Head and Neck Surgery Center, PA

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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