Clinical InterestsComprehensive Adult & Pediatric ENT CareTonsils & AdenoidsEar Infections and Ear Tube SurgeryBalloon SinuplastyPediatric ENTThyroid SurgeryEustachian Tube Balloon DilationDeviated septum and septoplastyLATERA Absorbable Nasal ImplantPediatric AirwayChronic Sinusitis Allergy SymptomsAllergy TreatmentAllergy Testing
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Dr. John Blumer is board-certified in comprehensive Otolaryngology and has been practicing in Charlotte, NC since 1992. He has particular expertise in pediatric otolaryngology and the pediatric airway. He was the first to perform pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction in Charlotte, NC. In addition to treating children with ENT disorders, Dr. Blumer also treats adult patients with sleep and sinonasal disorders including sinusitis, nasal obstruction and allergies. He performs office-based balloon sinuplasty for patients with chronic sinusitis. He also performs thyroid and salivary gland surgery.
Dr. Blumer has been an active participant on many humanitarian medical missions in Honduras and Cuba. He spends his free time traveling with his family, coaching sports, fishing, and playing golf.
Education & Fellowship
Augustana College, 1983
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 1987
General surgery, St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, 1988
University of Iowa, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery program
During his residency training, Dr. Blumer received extensive training in pediatric otolaryngology and airway reconstruction. He learned and helped develop state-of-the-art techniques for reconstructing the airway in children and has presented and published his work in major journals.
Associations & Memberships
Board Certified by:
- American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
- American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
- North Carolina Medical Society
- Mecklenburg County Medical Society
Charlotte Business Journal Best Doctors List, 2015-2016
Charlotte Magazine Top Doctors, 2017-2018
Best Doctors in America, 2017-2018
Dr. Blumer discusses what to do if a child sticks an object in their ears or nose at Charlotte Smarty Pants.