Meet the Doctor

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

Board Certified Otolaryngologist in Cary, NC

Otolaryngologist in Cary Dr. GuptaDr. Pankaj Gupta is the founder of both Wake Sinus Center and Wake ENT Specialists. As one of the leading ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons in central North Carolina, Dr. Gupta has been board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery since 1998. In addition, he is a fellow of both the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Gupta spent the first part of his medical career devoting himself to obtaining an unusually rigorous and intensive education in otolaryngology. After completing his undergraduate education and medical degree through the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Gupta was selected for residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital – McGaw Medical Center.

Following the completion of his formal medical training, Dr. Gupta practiced medicine for 8.5 years in Wisconsin. During this time, he held several different positions, including clinical faculty at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, chairman of Department Otolaryngology at the Dean Clinic in Madison, and a thyroid surgery expert for the Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

In 2008, Dr. Gupta, his wife and three daughters moved to Cary, North Carolina, where he started Wake ENT Specialists. As a general otolaryngologist, he diagnoses and treats diseases of the ear, nose and throat, and cares for both children and adults. He is also actively involved in technology advances in the field of head and neck surgery, and serves as an expert consultant and advisor to several medical device and pharmaceutical companies.

Throughout his career as an ENT surgeon, Dr. Gupta has performed thousands of sinus surgeries and minimally-invasive procedures, and has become an expert on diagnosing and treating nasal and sinus conditions. While his practice is in Cary, he frequently treats sinusitis sufferers from neighboring cities such as Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest and Burlington.

Dr. Gupta prides himself on holding to the highest standards of sinus and nasal care. His high level of training and experience allows him to understand and treat the most challenging sinus issues. He is intimately familiar with a wide range of treatments, from straightforward, non-invasive procedures to more involved, complex surgeries.

In addition to his technical skill, Dr. Gupta also offers a caring and compassionate personality, which includes the ability to understand and listen to his patients’ needs and concerns. With the combination of his extensive training, years of experience, good people skills and dedication to individual care, you can be sure you’re in the best possible hands with Dr. Gupta.