Dr. Thomas Fairchild, MD

Dr. Thomas Fairchild, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Thomas Fairchild, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

5255 E Stop 11 Rd

Indianapolis, IN 46237

Contact Information

(317) 573-4370

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Tonsillitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Fairchild'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fairchild "To provide cost effective care in a straight-forward, time-efficient, and patient focused fashion including generaly otolaryngology for adults and children, with special interests in head and neck oncology and sino-nasal endoscopic surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

72  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • 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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Meth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Surgical Student Award, 1979
  • Fellowship of Distinguished Physicians, Community Hospitals, 1999
Media & Publications

Dr. Fairchild has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fairchild's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fairchild to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Fairchild'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was treated like a person not the problem. Kind and caring doctor who made me feel confident and safe with the neccassary surgery. Thank you.
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Extremely thorough and great follow-up. Very trustworthy, explaining all the risks and benefits of every treatment and surgery. Very careful to ensure that he had all needed radiology results in order to proceed for treatment. Would highly recommend to anyone who needs a highly trained,...more
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