Dr. Daniel Whitley was born and grew up in Stantonsburg, North Carolina. He attended North Carolina State University where he received his undergraduate degree in zoology. After obtaining his master’s degree in physiology he attended East Carolina School of Medicine and completed his residency at Duke University, where he was chief resident his final year. He has practiced at Eastern ENT Sinus & Allergy Center (formerly Goldsboro ENT) since 1988 and is its senior partner. His special interests include reflux and sleep medicine.