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Who We Are - George W. Hicks, M.D.

Dr. George Hicks is presently retired from his private practice and is teaching at the Roudebush Veterans Administration Hospital in Indianapolis.

Dr. Hicks is a specialist in the field of otology and neurotology. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Otolarynology-Head and Neck Surgery.   After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine where he is currently a lecturer.  He also completed a preceptorship in otology at the Wright Institute of Otology in Indianapolis.  A member of the Indiana State Medical Association and the Indianapolis Medical Society, he is also a member of the American Neurotology Society, the Deafness Research Society, the Prosper Meniere Society, and has been an appointee to the Indiana Governor's Committee of Examiners for Hearing Aid Dealers.

Dr. Hicks has lectured and published numerous scientific papers, both nationally and internationally, on topics related to chronic ear disease, hearing loss, childhood ear infections, Meniere's disease, and surgical treatment for dizziness.

Married and the father of three children, Dr. Hicks is an accomplished long distance runner and an avid opera fan.


Watch Angie's List's video about "What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss,"  featuring Dr. Hicks.

Watch this video of Anesthesiologist Dr. Sam Hennessee, a long-time patient of Dr. George Hicks and audiologist Lisa Busald, as he discusses his hearing loss and the use of hearing aids and says, "I have found their services extremely professional and very helpful.  Lisa is invaluable...I could not function without their help and expertise."

Dr. Hicks has received Angie's List Super Service Award for 2013. This prestigious award recognizes excellence & is granted to less than the top 5% of service and health providers.  He has also received the Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013), the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013), and the Vitals Top 10 Doctor Award. 

"I just wanted to say thank you!  I have been so blessed by your care and concern for me over these past many, many years.
I am glad you were my surgeon.  It's just been really nice knowing that I had the best.  And that the best has always had the best in mind for me.  The comfort and peace you give me is immeasurable.
Most sincerely,
--K.M. of Brownsburg, Indiana

"I am so pleased with this office--Indy and Mooresville. I have been treated so well. I feel that Dr. Hicks & Jennifer have helped me get my hearing back. Dr. Hicks will always be highly recommended by me to others.... I am a respiratory therapist & I was having so much trouble functioning at work. I thought I was going to have to give it up. This hurt me greatly because I love what I do & I feel I have been given a gift to help others. Dr. Hicks helped me to get this back & I am so thankful to him for this. Jennifer helped me to get my hearing back to a place that I never thought it would be again. It took many trips to the office & much patience on her part to help me achieve the best hearing that I could regain with my hearing aid. The office staff have always been caring & understanding. So thank you to each & everyone of you who have touched my life & helped me....."
-- VK of Martinsville, Indiana

"Dr. Hicks gave me back my life and for that I will be forever grateful."
-- Wanda Holdaway