Our Physician

Michael J. Pickford, MD

Board-Certified Otolaryngologist

Michael J. Pickford, MD, graduated with honors from the University of Illinois, College of Medicine, in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Emory University affiliated hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia in 1986. After completing his residency, Dr. Pickford entered private practice in Gwinnett County. In 2001, He joined with the practice ENT of Georgia. After joining with the Gwinnett Medical Group in 2014, Dr. Pickford opened Gwinnett ENT.

Dr. Pickford is a diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology. He specializes in adult and pediatric sinus disorders, snoring and sleep disorders, and ear surgery.

Surgical Expertise

Dr. Pickford performs surgeries and procedures in our main office and at outpatient surgery centers. He uses the most advanced technologies in his field, including the AIRvance™ System for obstructive sleep apnea, balloon sinuplasty for chronic sinusitis and Baha™ bone conduction implants for hearing loss. Using laser technology, he performs sinus surgery. And using radio frequency energy with natural saline, he performs collation tonsillectomies. These specialized techniques and equipment allow his patients to enjoy quicker recovery times and a better quality of life.

Dr. Pickford performs surgeries and procedures in these specialized areas:

  • Balloon sinuplasty
  • Complex ear surgery
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • General head and neck surgery
  • Myringotomy and tubes
  • Sleep apnea surgery
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

Find Out More

To learn more about Gwinnett ENT or to make an appointment, call us at 678-312-7390 or schedule online.


  • Gwinnett ENT
    3855 Pleasant Hill Road,Suite 280
    Duluth, GA 30096

    Office: 678-312-7390

  • Gwinnett ENT

    3855 Pleasant Hill Road,Suite 280
    Duluth, GA 30096

    Hours of Operation

    Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:
    8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Tuesday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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