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Ear, Nose & Throat

We are proud to offer a full spectrum of ear, nose, and throat services, including surgical procedures. Our office is equipped with the technology to handle many simple diagnostic and outpatient procedures conveniently in-office.


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Why do I need to see an ENT specialist?

There are many conditions that, when they become chronic or complicated, may require a visit to an ENT specialist.

Below you can find a brief list of some conditions that we treat in our office.


  • Ears
  • Nose
  • Throat
  • ear infection
  • hearing loss
  • impacted earwax
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • eardrum perforation
  • tinnitus
  • vertigo
  • sinus infections
  • deviated septum
  • nose bleeds
  • nasal fractures
  • nasal polyps
  • anosmia (loss of sense of smell)
  • sleep apnea
  • tonsillitis
  • laryngitis
  • chronic hoarseness
  • sore throat
  • neck and thyroid lumps
  • snoring
  • GERD
  • vocal cord nodules

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ENT Surgical Procedures

In the event that surgery is recommended to alleviate your condition, Dr. Pickens is Board Certified to perform head and neck surgery. Most common ENT surgical procedures are performed on an outpatient basis, allowing you to return home that same day.

For information on facial plastic surgery for removal of lesions and facial reconstruction, please see our Facial Plastic Surgery page.


Mountain Regional Ear, Nose & Throat, P.A. is proud to be an independent practice.


Outpatient Surgeries

Dr. Pickens performs all of his outpatient surgeries at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville, NC. While we use their surgical facilities, we are not affiliated with Pardee Hospital.

Mountain Regional Ear Nose & Throat
7 Walden Ridge Dr
Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28803
p: 828-654-9299
f: 828-654-9266
info@mountainregionalent.com