Dr. Leighanne Dorton, MD

Dr. Leighanne Dorton, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Leighanne Dorton, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Salisbury, NC and has been practicing for 4 years. She graduated from University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

530 Corporate Cir

Salisbury, NC 28147

Contact Information

(704) 637-0158

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Postnasal Drip
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dorton does not have any board certifications listed.

33  Conditions Treated


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15  Procedures

  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Plastic Surgery, Facial
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dorton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dorton to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dorton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent. Very caring doctor. I had a biopsy performed to determine if something was malignant. I was concerned. After about 3 working days I received a call from Dr. Dorton at 8pm at night. She said that she knew I was concerned and when she saw the results come in she thought she would call...more
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