Dr. Michael Pickford, MD

Dr. Michael Pickford, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Michael Pickford, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Duluth, GA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

3855 Pleasant Hill Rd Ste 280

Duluth, GA 30096

Contact Information

(678) 312-7390

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
very high
more than 91% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Pickford'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.

Dr. Pickford's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pickford "30 year resident of the Atlanta area. Active in the community. Currently working for Gwinnett hosptial system and soon Northside hospital to provide intagrated care.My practice has developed into an international practice with the resources of these much larger systems, available interpreters and web base video systems for those with poor english skills.New patient web portals on the way and medications sent seamlessly to the pharmacy for convenience and accuracy."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pickford "personal care with the most advanced technology"

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

91  Conditions Treated

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43  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • 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
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Grady Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pickford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pickford's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pickford to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Pickford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Pickford performed sinus surgery on me. He was very flexible, squeezing me in as a new patient and having my surgery done within two weeks so I could get it done before my deductible kicked in new in January. He had great bedside manners and was very helpful throughout the process.
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I went to Dr Pickford for a sinus surgery procedure. After the surgery I still had concerns and residual symptoms. I tried to address these concerns with him at follow up appointments and he was noticeably annoyed. His bedside manner is significantly lacking. To address my concerns that were not...more
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Dr.Pickford is well knowledge and very kind person but his staff especially the blond lady who works in frond desk is rude and impolite.
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I'm really surprised that Dr. Pickford's rating is average. I went to him for not only for sinus congestion surgery but also for surgical sleep apnea treatment. He was exceptionally knowledgable about my options. Post surgery I not only have clear sinuses but I've also been able to stop using...more
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