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Lewis Overton, MD
51 ratings, 15 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
3024 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Raleigh Campus Andrews Center, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27610
120 Healthplex Way
WakeMed Apex Healthplex, Suite 302
Apex, NC 27502
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120 Healthplex Way, Suite 302
3024 New Bern Avenue Suite 200

Dr. Lewis Overton is a board-certified ear, nose & throat (ENT) physician with clinical interests in adult and pediatric general ENT, head/neck cancer and endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid, and endoscopic pituitary surgery), as wells as open and endoscopic skull base procedures. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC and completed his residency in Otolaryngology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he served as the chief resident.

Dr. Overton completed a fellowship in advanced head and neck surgical oncology and skull base surgery with the Queensland Skull base Unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia.


Dr. Overton focuses on providing the most advanced care to patients while maintaining a level of quality and safety that is second to none. Outside of work, Dr. Overton enjoys going to the beach, surfing, hiking, swimming and traveling. While at home, he enjoys cooking and spending time with his fiancée Andrea, and their dog Loki." .

Clinical Interests
Dr. Overton has numerous clinical interests as listed below. They include head and neck cancer; thyroid disease, nodules, and cancer; salivary gland disease, masses, and cancers; inflammatory and chronic sinus disease; nasal congestion; sore throat; hearing loss; obstructive sleep apnea; facial trauma and reconstructive surgery; voice changes and hoarseness; general pediatric ENT

In addition, he also focuses on advanced skin cancer of the head and neck (often in conjunction with his neurosurgery colleagues), specifically focused on perineural spread and skull base involvement

Skull base surgery is a comprehensive interest with focus on anterior endoscopic and open procedures; anterior skull base tumors, masses, lesions; lateral skull base procedures; CSF leaks; encephaloceles; superior semicircular canal dehiscence; large nerve perineural spread of cutaneous malignancy and other head and neck cancers
Undergraduate Degree
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (Biology)
Medical School
The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia: Head and Neck cancer / Skull Base surgery
Star Rating

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Overall Provider Rating
4.73 out of 5
51 ratings, 15 reviews

WakeMed Patient - April 2020

The doctors were direct, caring and knowable.

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

Our expectations and quality of care were met and we are grateful.

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

Everyone, from receptionist to Dr. Overton, was great...courteous, fast, in-depth, thorough, gentle, gave me enough time to deal with me problem once in the chair, etc. Couldn''t be more pleased with the procedure and the care I received.

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

Dr has excellent bedside manners and very polite no question is a stupid question to him

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