Dr. Michael Hickham, MD

Dr. Michael Hickham, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(49)
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Dr. Michael Hickham, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1993 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine, and more.

4315 Houma Blvd Ste 401

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 96% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 95% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • 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)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hickham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hickham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hickham to family and friends
4.4
based on 49 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Hickham's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

From so, so sick to so much better. Excellent physiician!
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in Hammond
Dr. Hickham is very personable caring doctor who has taken excellent care of my family for years. i highly recommend him as a surgeon and an ENT. He uses a combination of excellent medical knowledge and common sense to give you the best medical care and treatment possible.
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in Metairie, LA
Extremely thorough, communicated well, very caring and personable. Current with up to date treatments and makes sound recommendations. I have never felt rushed and always feel like I am his only patient. Any time I've needed his service or advise, he's been available and candid even on the...more
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in Metairie, LA
I will not return because his office is only about making money. He ordered a test and the only way he would give me results (which the technicians had told be was stellar) was for me to pay for another office visit. Every other doctor I have ever been to has picked up the telephone and call...more
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in Midland, TX
Dr. Hickham's quick and accurate diagnosis eased the worry that other doctors, who miss diagnosed me, caused. He even took the time to call me on the weekend to check in.
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