Dr. William Bolger, MD

Dr. William Bolger, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
Dr. William Bolger, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Jacksonville, FL. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.Read his story

6817 Southpoint Pkwy Ste 502

Jacksonville, FL 32216

Contact Information

(904) 595-7475

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Bolger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Bolger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bolger "Dr. Bolger is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in Rhinology and Sinus Surgery. Board certified in Otorhinolaryngology and fellowship trained in Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, he has more than 25 years of dedicated experience in treating advanced, unusual or difficult to treat sinus conditions. He has extensive experience with minimally invasive endoscopic sinus surgery, as well as comprehensive medical management of sinus disease. Dr. Bolger devoted a significant portion of his career to research, education and innovation. He introduced and refined several endoscopic surgical techniques and helped pioneer surgical instrumentation and medical devices that have improved patient care. He was awarded numerous academic grants, conducted research, and published extensively. Over the course of his career, he has written more than 100 articles, including 85 peer-reviewed manuscripts, several medical textbook chapters, and he co-edited a major textbook, Diseases of the Sinuses: Diagnosis and Management. Dr. Bolger dedicated many years to teaching otorhinolaryngologists techniques to minimize surgical complications and maximize successful outcomes. He has lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad, and held the academic rank of Professor at Mayo Clinic and at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. Bolger has been recognized by his peers and medical organizations for outstanding patient care and contributions to the field of Rhinology. He has been acknowledged by "The Best Doctors in America" (Best Doctors, Inc.), "America's Top Doctors" (Castle Connolly Medical LTD), Northeast Florida's Best Doctors, (Jacksonville Magazine) in addition to receiving the Patient's Choice, Compassionate Physicians and numerous other awards. After working at some of the top medical centers in the country caring for patients with a wide range of complex sinonasal conditions, Dr. Bolger's desire to provide high level, comprehensive, personalized service to patients motivated him to create a practice where patients' medical needs are truly placed at the forefront. He will provide expert patient care in a relaxed, comfortable setting at the North Florida Sinus Center."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bolger "Dr. Bolger cares for patients with challenging problems of the nose, sinuses and skull base region. He uses a highly individualized approach to patient care, employs modern endoscopic and radiographic diagnostic methods and minimally invasive surgical principles. He is a widely recognized expert in endoscopic nasal and sinus surgery, and in caring for patients with chronic nasal and sinus problems. His areas of expertise also include repair of cerebrospinal fluid leak and encephaloceles."


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Angiofibroma
  • Broken Nose
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deviated Septum
  • Encephalocele
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Papillomas
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nosebleed
  • Rhinitis
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis


  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Massachusetts College Of Pharmacy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Pennsylvania Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bolger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bolger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bolger to family and friends
based on 36 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bolger's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Eastland, TX |
Dr Bolger has been my Dr about four years. Surgery was necessary on my initial visit. Extremely pleased with Dr Bolger and his staff. He is very gentle, caring and very detailed explaing ones condition and what to expect. Office visits were always scheduled within a time frame allowing for...more
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in Deland, FL |
Dr. Bolger always made me feel safe in his hands. Each time I saw him, he had done more research on my particular problem (HHT), and I always had confidence in his surgical abilities. I miss him at the Mayo Clinic.
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in Kingsland, Ga |
Dr. Bolger performed endoscopic encephalocele repair and subsequent cerebral sinus fluid leak repair resulting from complications arising from paranasal sinus cancer. In my honest opinion I couldn't have found a more professional and personable Doctor. He truly has an exceptional talent and I...more
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I love Dr. Bolger. He performed my turbinoplasty surgery and did anot outstanding job! Wonderful bedside manners.
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Hospitals where Dr. Bolger has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center Beaches
1350 13th Ave S
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
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Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
800 Prudential Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32207
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