Douglas Holmes, MD

Dr. Holmes

Douglas Holmes, MD has over 30 years experience providing expert ENT care in the military (retired USAF Colonel), academic (UNC-Chapel Hill), and in private practice as an otolaryngologist for children and adults in Raleigh, NC.

After UNC-CH undergraduate and medical school, Douglas Holmes, MD did his formal ENT training in Iowa at the nation’s #1 program and an intense fellowship year in pediatric ENT at Cincinnati Children’s. In short, he has seen and done it all and brings the highest level of dedication and expertise to his adult and pediatric patients in NC.

Dr. Holmes works diligently to provide compassionate, painless, quality care with full explanations to you in non-medical terms with his diagnosis and recommendations.

Dr Holmes is proud to announce that he has been selected as one NC’s finest ENT surgeons by NC Top Docs

  • Pediatric ENT
  • 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
  • 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
  • ClariFix – Runny Nose Procedure
  • Sinus Endoscopy and Treatment
  • Sleep Disorder Medicine
  • Snoring Implants
  • Sublingual Immunotherapy
  • Specialized and Surgical Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring