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AdventHealth Welcomes New Ear, Nose and Throat Physician

N.C., AdventHealth Welcomes New Ear, Nose and Throat Physician

Sep 28, 2022; HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. – Tate Maddox, MD is the newest member of the world-class team at AdventHealth Medical Group Ear, Nose and Throat at Hendersonville. Dr. Maddox is board-certified in Otolaryngology, with a focus in head and neck surgery.

Dr. Maddox earned a bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC and another bachelor’s degree in Biology from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from East Carolina University - Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, NC. He then completed his surgical internship and residency from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.

Dr. Maddox centers his care around the patients and their unique needs. He is passionate about providing an upbeat and welcoming environment and believes that communicating with his patients is key to providing whole-person care.

“I very much enjoy a collaborative approach to care and decision making,” Dr. Maddox says, “I firmly believe shared decision making and discussion of options gives the best results for patients. To that end, I try very hard to make sure patients fully understand my thought process and how I arrive at my plans of care, especially when we’re considering surgery.”

One of the reasons that Dr. Maddox was drawn to AdventHealth is the culture of caring. “Everyone that I’ve met seems to truly have a servant heart,” Dr. Maddox shares, “Being surrounded by people like that makes me excited to do my job! I can tell that patients are treated like friends and neighbors and not just names on a chart.”

“Dr. Maddox brings that excitement to the care he provides his patients. He listens to them, works to understand their needs and ultimately helps them feel whole,” shares Christy Sneller, MBA, Vice-President of Physician Services and Chief Practice Officer for AdventHealth Hendersonville. “Welcoming Dr. Maddox to our incredible ENT team makes it easier for more people to experience whole-person care when and where they want it.”

Dr. Maddox is excited to care for patients at AdventHealth Hendersonville. “I consider myself very approachable as a physician,” Dr. Maddox says, “I want patients to want to come see me and let me help them with their problems. I’m convinced that the more I listen and learn about my patients and their families the better job I can do for them.”

He and his wife Abby, have two young daughters. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and watching his alma mater, Wake Forest, play college basketball and football.

Dr. Maddox is caring for patients at AdventHealth Medical Group Ear, Nose and Throat at Hendersonville. He is welcoming new patients. To learn more or schedule an appointment visit or call Call828-650-2748.