James H. Fuller, MD, FACS

Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky was the site of Dr. Fuller’s undergraduate education. After receiving his bachelor of arts degree with a double major in chemistry and biology, he continued on to the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine in Lexington, Kentucky where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree. Dr. Fuller did his rotating internship at Duvall Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida. He did his general surgery training at Jacksonville Hospitals Educational Program (now University of Florida). His specialty training in otolaryngology was at Case-Western Reserve University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been licensed to practice medicine and surgery in Florida since 1966. He has been in private practice in Fort Myers, Florida since May of 1972, after a two-year stint in the U.S. Army where he served as a Major in the Medical Corps. Dr. Fuller enjoys all aspects of otolaryngology including adult and pediatric ENT disorders including ear and hearing problems, sinus and nasal problems, sleep apnea, allergy, endocrine (thyroid), and congenital disorders. He does most of the facial plastic surgery for the group and a major part of the head and neck cancer surgery.

Dr. Fuller has been licensed with the National Board of Medical Examiner since 1969. He was Board Certified in otolaryngology in 1970.

Hospital affiliations: Lee Memorial Hospital System including Lee Memorial Hospital, Cape Coral Hospital, HealthPark Medical Center, and Gulf Coast Medical Center.

Memberships include:
Fellow American Academy Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Fellow American Academy of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Lee County Medical Society
Florida Medical Association
American Medical Association
Christian Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgeons
Florida Society of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Florida Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Association of Otolaryngology and Bronchoesophagology
Christian Medical and Dental Association
The Christian Society of Otolaryngology – head & neck surgeons

Post Graduate Courses:
Bronchoesophagology Temple University Philadelphia, PA
Rhinoplasty and Otoplasty Mt. Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY
Farrior Ear Course Tampa, FL
Iowa Head and Neck Cancer Reconstructive Course Iowa City, IA
Liposuction Training
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery with Hans Stamberger and David Kennedy
Endoscopic Laser Surgery at Northwestern University, Robert Ossoff, M.D.
A lot of changes in medicine and surgery have happened in Dr. Fuller’s career. He attends regular national meetings for updates and further training.

Hobbies:
Hunting
Fishing
Computers
Photography
Amateur Radio, where he holds an Extra Class License
He holds a commercial pilot’s license with instrument rating
Annual missionary trip to Siberia, Russia since 1996, occasional other mission trips
Elder Local Evangelical church since early 1970s