George Conley, MD
George Conley, MD is a board-certified otolaryngologist, fellowship trained neurotologist, and a retired Navy Captain who served the military community for 25+ years with a focus on ENT disorders, Undersea Medicine, and Aerospace Medicine.
He is originally from Panama City, FL and graduated from Florida State University with a double major in Biochemistry and Biology. He earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and completed his Surgical Internship at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Passionate about diving, he became an Undersea Medical Officer and served his first staff tour at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit in Panama City Beach, Florida. Next, he completed his Otolaryngology Residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and subsequently practiced General Otolaryngology at Naval Hospital Jacksonville.
Committed to providing subspecialty care for Hearing and Balance Disorders, he completed a Neurotology Fellowship from the University of Pittsburgh and served as teaching faculty for the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Otolaryngology Residency program from 2011-2018. During this time, he was recognized as a Master Clinician, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and appointed as the ENT Specialty Leader to the Navy Surgeon General. He completed his naval career as a Flight Surgeon and Aerospace Otolaryngologist for the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola, Florida.
After retiring in 2022, Dr. Conley spent 1 year working as a neurotologist for Baptist ENT Specialists in Jacksonville, Florida before ultimately deciding to return to the Panhandle where he will be close to family and friends. He looks forward to providing advanced otologic care to the Northwest Florida community that he considers home.
He has specific clinical expertise in managing:
-Chronic Ear Disease (Recalcitrant Otitis Externa/Otitis Media, Cholesteatoma)
-Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
-Tympanic Membrane Perforation
-Auditory Rehabilitation to include: Cochlear Implantation, Bone Anchored Hearing Devices, and Stapes Procedures