Willard C. Harrill, M.D., F.A.C.S.
He is Board Certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of the Triological Society and of the American College of Surgeons.
A native of Winston-Salem, he graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Chemistry and received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. His surgical internship and Ear, Nose & Throat residency was completed at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Harrill is actively involved with both Wake Forest and UNC medical schools, both as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and through his volunteer work with the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill teaching head and neck anatomy lab to first year medical students.
His professional memberships include of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and is a fellow of the Triological Society and the the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Harrill's involvement in clinical outcomes research resulted in the publishing of his Triologic Thesis on technologies used for the treatment of chronic nasal obstruction.
Dr. Harrill has served as President and CEO of Carolina Ear, Nose & Throat Head and Neck Surgery Center since 2001 and served as the founding Chairman of the Board of the Viewmont Surgery Center from 2008-2010.
Awards, Honors & Recognition
CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Professional EHR, Allscripts, 2013
J. Charles Dickson Research Award Baylor College of Medicine, 1996
Resident Research Award Texas Association of Otolaryngology, 1995
Fellow (FAAO-HNS) American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
Radiofrequency turbinate reduction: a NOSE evaluation. Harrill, W.C., Pillsbury, H.C., McGuirt, W.F., Stewart, M.G.; Laryngoscope. 2007 Nov.
Barotrauma after stapes surgery: a survey of recommended restrictions and clinical experiences. Harrill, W.C., Jenkins, H.A., Coker, N.J.; Am J Otol. 1996 Nov.
The effects of an outpatient practice guideline at a teaching hospital: a prospective pilot study. Stewart, M.G., Harrill, W.C., Ohlms, L.A.; Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Oct.
Laryngopharyngeal reflux: a possible risk factor in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal carcinoma. Harrill, W.C., Stasney, C.R., Donovan, D. T.; Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999 Apr.
Quality of life and health status in pediatric tonsil and adenoid disease. Stewart, M.G., Friedman, E.M., Sulek, M., Hulka, G. F., Kuppersmith, R.B. Harrill, W.C., Bautista, M.H.; Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000 Jan.