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Michael Ferguson, MD
234 ratings, 90 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
3024 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Raleigh Campus Andrews Center, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27610
10010 Falls of Neuse Road
WakeMed North Physicians Office Pavilion, Suite 305
Raleigh, NC 27614
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10010 Fall of the Neuse Suite 305
3024 New Bern Avenue Suite 200

Dr. Michael Ferguson is an expert ear nose and throat doctor, with clinical interests ranging from pediatric ear nose and throat (ENT), sinus disease, thyroid surgery and cancers of the head and neck. He loves helping his ear, nose and throat patients of all ages and is also an excellent teacher, and is the recipient of the Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award. He is the director of WakeMed Physician Practices' ENT, Head and Neck Surgery Program.

Dr. Ferguson was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, earning a bachelor's degree in history before completing medical school at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine. He completed an internship in general surgery at UNC Hospitals, and also was a resident in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UNC Hospitals.

He is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Ferguson is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He has been published in journals such as Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Audiology & Neuro-Otology, and the Emedicine Online Textbook of Otolaryngology. He has presented his research at national and international conventions, including the Newton Fischer Society Annual Meeting, the American Academy of Otolaryngology National Meeting, the Acoustical Society of America National Meeting, and the Cochlear Implant International Meeting.

As a former soccer player and "nearly" Raleigh native, he and his wife have two beautiful daughters. He enjoys tennis, golf, backyard grilling, spending time with friends and family, and spends some late-night hours playing keyboard and singing back-up vocals in a local indie rock band, The Balsa Gliders.

Services include:

  • tonsil and adenoid disorders
  • ear disease and ear surgery
  • facial trauma and reconstruction
  • nasal and sinus allergies
  • sinus disease and surgery
  • cancers of the head and neck
  • surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disease
  • speech and hearing problems
  • complete audiology services (including hearing aids)
  • snoring and sleep apnea solutions
  • voice surgery and rehabilitation

Read some of Dr. Ferguson's most recent blog posts here.

Clinical Interests
Pediatric ENT (pediatric otolaryngology), sinus disease, thyroid surgery, and cancers of the head and neck
Undergraduate Degree
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
American Board of Otolaryngology
Star Rating

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Overall Provider Rating
4.72 out of 5
234 ratings, 90 reviews

WakeMed Patient - April 2020

Always caring staff. Thankful for allowing me to keep my appointment despite COVID.

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

He spent a great deal of time with me and personally called me with test results

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

Professionalism, teamwork and efficiency.

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

Dr. Ferguson was extremely thorough and went out of his way to answer my questions and make sure all of our needs were met. He has an excellent bedside manner and does a great job of making the children feel comfortable. I would highly recommend Dr. Ferguson and WakeMed ENT!

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