Dr. William Culviner, MD

Dr. William Culviner, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. William Culviner, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Norwich, CT and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1991 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, plastic surgery-head & neck, and more.

79 Wawecus St Ste 104

Norwich, CT 06360

Contact Information

(860) 886-6610

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Culviner "As and otolaryngologist who also does cosmetic and plastic surgery, I feel that I can provide comprehensive care for numerous issues involving the head and neck region. I strive to provide care that is tailored to the needs of each individual, not one approach for everyone. I take everyone's concerns seriously and want everyone to leave feeling like I addressed their problem effectively and compassionately."

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

95  Conditions Treated

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49  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Stapedectomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Lafayette
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Portsmouth Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • National Capital Consortium National Naval Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Naval Undersea Medical Institute
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. William Culviner, MD
Very knowledgeable. Kind and courteous. He discovered my early stage 1 cancer! I have had numerous visits to the office throughout my treatments. Every single time he has given me his full attention. Answered questions and helped me have a smoother time during my recovery. His staff are also...Read More
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David in Windham, CT – Oct 26, 2017
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A wonderful, conservative and thorough doctor. Respectively answers questions and doesn't make you feel rushed.
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Niantic, CT – May 05, 2017
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Dr. Culviner takes meticulous care to ensure all concerns are addressed. For the detail oriented patient who is willing to spend the time you will not be disappointed with his care. You may wait a few minutes but when you are in your appointment he gives you his full true attention.
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Norwich ,ct – Mar 29, 2017
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Very kind gentle and skilled surgeon.
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Essex, CT – Dec 29, 2016
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Excellent care given in all aspects.
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Willimantic – Dec 28, 2016
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