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Pankaj Gupta, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Otolaryngologist In Cary, NC

Wake Ear, Nose And Throat Specialists
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Dr. Gupta completed his undergraduate education and medical school through the Honors Program in Medical Education at  Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Gupta was also selected for residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital - McGaw Medical Center.


At Wake ENT, Dr. Gupta specializes in diseases of the ear, nose and throat, including tumors of the head and neck. He has advanced training in minimally invasive surgical procedures including those involving the thyroid and the paranasal sinuses. As a general otolaryngologist, he cares for both children and adults.


Dr. Gupta is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and has been since 1998.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.  Dr. Gupta has served as the Department Chairman of Otolaryngology at the Dean Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin as well as Clinical Faculty at the University of Wisconsin.  He is actively involved in technology advances in the field of head and neck surgery and serves as an expert consultant and advisor for medical device and pharmaceutical companies.  He has also served as a thyroid surgery expert for the Supreme Court of Wisconsin.


Dr. Pankaj Gupta, M.D. was raised in West Central Illinois. Dr. Gupta lives in Cary with his wife and three daughters. His other interests include American History and Sea Kayaking.

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"I have recommended Dr. Gupta to everyone I know at SAS Institute, including our Health Care Director. We consider his techniques and dedication to solve a patient's problems unique and very well aligned to SAS's medical philosophy. I am looking forward to have him as my family's ENT from now on. I will always speak as highly as I can about his work and the way he handled my unique case."

P.M., SAS Institute

'Dr. Gupta and his team are awesome. I had surgery for an extremely (like, EXTREMELY. Reallly really badly) deviated septum that was quick and easy, it healed perfectly and in seemingly record time. I didn't even need to have a debritment followup because Dr. Gupta and his team were so thorough and on-point with the process and aftercare. I'm currently having follow-up tests done for another condition in my ear. As always, his team is being extremely thorough and is chasing down every lead they can to get to the bottom of my issue. This is the only doctor's office I ever really look forward to coming into. Highly recommended.'

August, 2021

'After months of sinus issues, Dr. Gupta gave me back my life. The surgery he performed has left me able to breathe as a normal person would. I came to Dr. Gupta from another ENT, and it was one of the best decisions I have ever made. March 1 was my first visit, totally blocked, and 4 months , surgery behind me , I am well on the road to a full recovery. My thanks and gratitude to Nurse Jackson and the staff that helped make this possible. Would highly recommend WAKE ENT SPECIALISTS to anyone in need of sinus relief. Bless you Dr. Gupta for all you have done.'

July, 2021

'Dr. Gupta and Wake ENT are amazing! In February I started having severe breathing issues. I originally thought it was an allergy so I went (to a different Dr.) and had an allergy test - turns out that was not the issue. After seeing an Allergy specialist and a different ENT, who didn't listen to my concerns, I found Dr. Gupta. I explained my concerns. He listened and immediately scheduled a Cat Scan, identified the issue, and scheduled a procedure. There were no issues with the surgery. During the follow-up, he explained the next steps in detail. I trust that Dr. Gupta knows what he is doing. He has a supporting team who also knows their role and everyone is always professional and prompt. I have had nothing but good experiences during each visit. I highly recommend Dr. Gupta!'

June, 2021

'Dr. Gupta did sinus balloon surgery for me and I feel like a new person now. Dr. Gupta took the time to clearly explain first of all my options and then the procedure itself. He is super nice and easy to talk to. His staff is also great. Everyone I've talked to in his office has been so very nice and helpful. I'm so glad I found Dr. Gupta and his team! I would highly recommend Dr. Gupta!'

March, 2021

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Dr. Ellen Wilson

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Dr. Wilson is licensed by the NC Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, is certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, and is licensed by the NC State Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Board. Her areas of interest include areas of vestibular function testing, electrophysiology, comprehensive audiological/diagnostic assessment, hearing rehab including hearing aid evaluation, fitting/dispensing, follow-up care, and counseling. Dr. Wilson has practice audiology in Sanford for over 30 years. She looks forward to continuing care for the many patients whom she has come to know over the years.


'Dr. Ellen Wilson is the best. I have been seeing her over 6 years; am on my 3rd hearing aid set. Over the years she has repaired my hearing aids when needed which is extremely helpful and a cheaper solution for someone like me on fixed income...DON'T waste your time with Costco or TV advert hearing aids - this service doesn't exist, it's a waste of money. So don't go anywhere but to Wake ENT and see Dr. Wilson on hearing aids. You'll save money and time in the long run! Wake ENT is the best!'

August, 2021

'Had multiple great experiences taking my mother to Dr. Wilson for ear testing and hearing aids. Dr. Wilson has been her audiologist for over 7years and has followed her from Sanford to Cary going to where ever she works. Mother really has confidence in Dr. Wilson and has had multiple hearing aids over these 7yrs as designs change and improve. Great price & service with a smile! Mother will not go to anyone else.'

July, 2021

Megan Silveus, Physician Assistant

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Megan Silveus is a physician assistant in Otolaryngology. She graduated with honors in 2018 and has been working in ENT since then. She is excited to join CCENT/Wake ENT and to continue to care for her local ENT patients.

Jacqueline White, Physician Assistant

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Jacqueline White graduated from East Carolina University in 2020 and worked in Otolaryngology prior to PA school as a medical/surgical assistant. She lives in Carrboro with her puppy and loves to camp, fish, and enjoy the mountains of Boone. Growing up in New York, she continues to learn about all the wonderful things North Carolina has to offer. Jackie is currently seeing patients in Sanford and is excited to grow with Wake ENT. Please call 919-851-5636, ext 1 to make an appointment.

Dr. Rachel LaBarge

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Dr. Rachel LaBarge is a licensed audiologist with the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists as well as having her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She currently holds a bachelor's degree in Communication Disorders and a Doctorate of Audiology from Auburn University. Dr. LaBarge's areas of interest include comprehensive audiologic testing, aural rehabilitation, and hearing aid selection and care. When she's not at work, Dr. LaBarge lives in Durham with her husband and two cats, and enjoys exploring new restaurants in the area.

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