William C. LeLiever MD, FACS, FRCS©

Dr. LeLiever graduated from Queen’s University in Canada in 1974, MD, MSc (Anatomy). Residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Otology/ Neurotology fellowship at the University of Toronto in 1979. He has held several teaching positions at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Indiana University and UNC. He has published and lectured extensively in Otology and Vestibular Disorders.

Dr LeLiever specializes in 1) Ear Diseases – Chronic vertigo, Meniere’s, BPPV 2) Sleep Medicine and surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, American College of Surgeons, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, fellow American Neurotology Society and active surgeon at Rex and Wake Hospitals.
William C. LeLiever MD, FACS, FRCS Neurotologist Central Carolina ENT Doctor Head and Neck Surgery Ear Nose and Throat Specialist, Sanford NC, Apex NC, Raleigh NC, Carolina Cary North

Fellow American College of Surgeons 1981
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Canada 1979
Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 1979
Fellow American Neurotology Society 1984
Fellow American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1979

Dr LeLiever specializes in 2 areas 1) Vertigo, Meniere’s Disease, Ear surgery, Balance problems, and Implantable Hearing Devices and 2) Sleep Medicine and surgery. He has performed over 300 pillar implantations for snoring and mild to moderate sleep apnea since 2004. He has performed over 3,000 sleep related surgeries.

Dr. LeLiever established Central Carolina Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates in 1987 - a private practice in Sanford, North Carolina with a satellite location in Apex , North Carolina.

Hospital affiliations are Rex Surgery Center of Cary and Wake Med Cary Hospital in Cary, Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford, and Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

Dr. LeLiever is a Board Certified Physician for Worker's Compensation hearing loss consultations and disability determinations. Dr. LeLiever is one of only two physicians in the state of North Carolina that provide workers compensation hearing loss disability deteriminations.


•  LeLiever, W. C.; Joneja, M. G.: Effects of vinblastine and posophyllin on DBA mouse fetuses. Proc Canad Fed Soc 14:145, 1971

•  Joneja, M.G.: LeLiever, W.C. " In vivo effects of vinblasine and podophyllin on dividing cells on DBA mouse fetuses. Can J Genet Cytol 15:491-495, 1973

•  Joneja, M.G.: LeLiever, W. C.: Effects of vinblastine and podophyllin on DBA mouse fetuses. Toxical Appl Pharmcol, 1973

•  Lawson, V.G.; LeLiever, W.C.; et al: Unusual parapharyngeal lesions. J Otolaryn 8 (3): 241-249, 1979

•  Ellis, D.A.; LeLiever, W.C.: Indications for internal maxillary artery ligation in the treatment of epistaxis. J Otolaryngol 9 (3); 228-232, June 1980

•  LeLiever, W.C.; Barber, H.O.: Delayed endolymphatic hydrops. J Otolaryngol 9 (5): 375-380, 1980

•  LeLiever, W.C.; Barber, H.O: Recurrent vestibulopathy. Laryngoscope 9 (1): 1-6, January 1981

•  Leliever, W.C; Barber, H.O.: Observation on optokinetic nystagmus in patients with congenital nystagmus. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg 89:110-116, January-February 1981

•  Calhoun, H.H; LeLiever, W.C.; Corria, J.J: Effects of position change on optokinetic after nystagmus in man. Otolaryngo Head and Neck Surg 91(1):81-84, February 1983

•  LeLiever, W.C.: Gustatory Rhinorrhea After Facial Nerve Damage (AMA Questions and Answers) JAMA 249 (2): 293, 1983

•  LeLiever, W.C.: Diagnostic accuracy of rotation testing vs. standard vestibular test battery- a long-term study. Laryngoscope 60: July 1984

•  LeLiever, W.C.; Bailey, B.J.; Griffiths, C.: Carcinoma of the nasal septum. Arch Otolaryngol 110:748-751, November 1984

•  LeLiever, W.C.; Madsen, D.; Leffingwell, J.; Clark, W.D.: Unusual external auditory canal lesions. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (In Press)

•  LeLiever, W.C.: Topical gentamicin-induced positional vertigo- A case report. Otolaryngo Head Neck Surg 93 (4): 553-555, 1985

•  Hoddeson, R.B; LeLiever, W.C.: A surgical approach to large septal perforation. Texas Medicine, 82:27-29, 1986

•  LeLiever, W.C. : How I do it- Otology and neurotology. Flap protection in exoctosis surgery. Laryngoscope 95 (9): 1126-27, 1985

•  Ellis, D.A.F.; LeLiever, W.C.: The nose: Cheek flap in total columellar reconstruction in plastic reconstructive surgery of the head and neck. Vol. 2 Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Cp 5, 26-29. Genna & Stratten, Inc., 1981, N.Y.

•  Cohn, A.I.; LeLiever, W.C.; Hokanson, J.A.; Quinn, F.B.: Acoustic Neurinoma Diagnostic Model Evaluation Using Decision Support Systems. Arch Otolarngol 112:830-835, 1986

•  Wond, D.: LeLiever, W.C.: Controlled ENG fistula test in Meniere's disease. Am J Otol. (In press)

•  LeLiever, W.C.: Carcinoma in situ in vocal cord polyps. JAMA 255 (16): 2220, 1987

•  LeLiever, W.C.: Correia, M.J.: Further observations on the effects of head position on vertical OKN in normal subjects. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 97 (3): 275-281, 1987

•  Hicks, G.W.:; Wright, J.W. III ; LeLiever, W.C.: Chronic Ear Disease and Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea. Indiana Med 100 (June): 531535, 1986

•  LeLiever, W.C.: Tinnitus from Acoustic Trauma. JAMA 257 (13): 1810, 1987

•  Tinnitus Management. JAMA 204 (16): 1407, 1989

•  Chronic Ear Pain. JAMA 262 (6) : 834, 1989

•  Nonotologic Otologia. JAMA 264 (127): 2302, 1990

•  Eustachian Tube Dysfunction. JAMA- in press, 1992


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