Our Doctors and Clinicians by Specialty Area

Wake Forest Baptist’s ENT/Head and Neck Surgery team provides leading edge health care to treat disorders of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck. We are committed to:

  • Treating all patients with consideration and respect
  • Delivering a superior quality of care
  • Providing patients who have been unable to achieve a successful outcome elsewhere the possibility for hope and improvement
  • Leading the field in research designed to improve the health of current and future patients
  • Training the next generation of physicians and surgeons to the highest possible standards in our specialty
  • Acting with integrity in our interactions with patients, physicians and other health care partners

Head and Neck Oncology

J. Dale Browne, MD, FACS
James A. Harrill Professor and Chair
Professor, Otolaryngology

Christopher A. Sullivan, MD
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Joshua D. Waltonen, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Robin Plasser, PA-C
Head and Neck Cancer Coordinator, Otolaryngology

Otology and Skull Base Surgery

John S. May, MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Eric R. Oliver, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Brian W. Downs, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Jordan L. Wallin, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Otolaryngic Allergy

J. Whit Mims, MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Director, Otolaryngic Allergy

Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery and Rhinology

John D. Clinger, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Voice and Swallowing Disorders

S. Carter Wright Jr., MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
Medical Director, Voice Pathology Services

Catherine R. Lintzenich, MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Medical Director, Dysphagia Services
Women’s Health Center of Excellence

Amy Fields, MM, MA, CCC-SLP
Voice Pathologist and Singing Voice Specialist
Clinical Manager of Speech-Language Pathology (outpatient)

Shannon Kemp, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Candace Friedman, MS, CCC-SLP, BRS-S
Speech-Language Pathologist

Pediatric Surgery

Daniel J. Kirse, MD
Vice Chair and Professor, Otolaryngology
Residency Program Director
Medical Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Adele K. Evans, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Women's Health Center of Excellence for Research, Leadership, Education

Amy S. Whigham, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

J. Whit Mims, MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Denise Leone, DNP, CPNP, RN
Pediatric Otolaryngology Nurse Practitioner

General Otolaryngology – Clemmons

J. Whit Mims, MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Jordan L. Wallin, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Brian W. Downs, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Research

Xin Feng, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Quick Reference

ENT/Head and Neck Surgery

Adult Clinic 336-716-4161
Adult Clinic Fax
336-716-9440
Pediatric Clinic
336-716-4161
Pediatric Clinic Fax
336-713-4580

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Last Updated: 03-17-2014
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