Dr. Andrea Williams
S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, N.Y.,
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, 1989.
S.U.N.Y at Buffalo School of Medicine
Buffalo, New York, MD Magna Cum Laude, 1994.
General Surgery, S.U.N.Y at Buffalo School of Medicine
Buffalo, New York, 1995
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
S.U.N.Y at Buffalo, School of Medicine, Buffalo, New York, 1999
American Board of Otolaryngology, 2000
Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, 2003
American Academy of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, American Medical Association, National Medical Association
Dr. Andrea Williams opened her first office in Charlotte in January of 2003. Since then, Carolina Sinus Centers has expanded to 5 locations, serving Charlotte, Rock Hill, Gaffney, Union and Columbia patients. Dr. Williams’ commitment is to provide comprehensive sinus and allergy care to improve patients’ health and quality of life.
Dr. Williams began performing balloon sinus dilation (Balloon Sinuplasty) in conjunction with traditional endoscopic sinus surgery in 2007. Thanks to her specialized training, Dr. Williams is now able to offer the Balloon Sinuplasty procedure in-office.
Wayne Wilkens, MSN, AGPCNP – BC
S.U.N.Y at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Bachelor of Arts: History, 2003
Suffolk County Community College (Brentwood), Brentwood, NY
A.A.S. Nursing: 2007
UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2009
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Master’s of Science in Nursing, 2016
Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner: ANCC
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Mr. Wilkens is a board certified adult/gerontology primary care nurse practitioner who began practicing with Dr. Williams at Carolina Sinus Center in April of 2017. During this time frame, Mr. Wilkens received an extensive on-boarding period working alongside Dr. Williams building his knowledge of sinus disease, allergy management, and audiology. Mr. Wilkens treats patients 13 and over in the Charlotte, Rock Hill, Gaffney and Union offices and has extensive knowledge in the workup and management of patients who may benefit from Balloon Sinuplasty.
Prior to joining the practice, Mr. Wilkens worked as an RN with the Atrium Healthcare System (formerly Carolinas Healthcare System) for 10 years working in various departments including the medical intensive care unit at CMC main, as well as for the resource team working across 5 hospitals in the system on medical/surgical and cardiac units.
Mr. Wilkens is a transplant from NY, having relocated to the Charlotte area in 2007. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and kids at the neighborhood pool in the summers, as well as spending time with friends and family. He enjoys a round of golf when time permits, and enjoys travelling to the beautiful beaches and mountains of the Carolinas.