Douglas Holmes, MD

Dr. Holmes

After 8 years of practice with the US Air Force (worldwide) and 7 years as a Raleigh based UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine ENT faculty, Dr. Holmes has started his own practice to bring to patients experienced, advanced, state of the art ENT care.

Dr. Holmes believes all patients need a complete evaluation before a plan of action can be implemented. He works diligently to provide compassionate, painless, quality care with full explanations to you in non-medical terms with his diagnosis and recommendations.


  • Chronic Sinus infections
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Allergies
  • Snoring
  • Specialty – Otolaryngology
  • Sub-specialty – Pediatric ENT
  • Practicing since 1985

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, BS chemistry, 1976
  • Medical: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, MD, 1980
  • Residency: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1985
  • Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 1990
  • Board Certification: Otolaryngology
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Wake County Medical Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honorary Society
  • Eagle Scout
  • Meritorious Service medal
  • USAF Reserves
  • Morehead Scholar at UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • General Otolaryngology
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Radio-Frequency Ablation of the Tongue
  • Sinus Endoscopy and Treatment
  • Sleep Disorder Medicine
  • Snoring Implants
  • Sublingual Immunotherapy
  • Specialized and Surgical Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring