Dr. John Clinger, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 42
  
Dr. Clinger
Accepting new patients

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

131 Miller St Winston Salem, NC 27103

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(336) 716-4161

Dr. John Clinger, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Winston Salem, NC. Dr. Clinger has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Upper Respiratory Conditions, and Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Clinger to book an appointment.


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Dr. Clinger accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger treats Sleep Apnea more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Clinger treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger treats Sleep Disorders more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Clinger treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger treats Sinusitis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Clinger treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Clinger treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Allergic Rhinitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Clinger treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery

Ear, nose and throat care surgeons treat conditions affecting those areas through procedures such as tonsilectomy, adenoidectomy, myringotomy (ear tubes), and sinus surgery.Compare with other Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger performs Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Clinger performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger performs Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Clinger performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger performs Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Clinger performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Otologic Care

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 54% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Otitis Media
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger treats Otitis Media more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Clinger treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Tinnitus
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger treats Tinnitus more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Clinger treats this condition more than 79% of their peers

Vertigo
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clinger treats Vertigo more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Clinger treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

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Dr. Clinger's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Thorough; have had three appointments so far. He will do sinus surgery at some point. Excellent attitude and answers all questions thoughtfully.
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Very knowledgeable and caring doctor! Wonderful surgeon!
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Dr. John Clinger, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Winston Salem, NC. Dr. Clinger has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Upper Respiratory Conditions, and Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Clinger to book an appointment.

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  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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Locations

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Wake Forest Baptist Health131 Miller St Winston Salem, NC 27103
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