Retired Physicians


Dr. James Spencer (Deceased)

The late Dr. Spencer began his practice in Charleston in 1948 upon completion of postgraduate medical training in Philadelphia. He developed the practice of bronchoesophagology and laryngeal surgery, performing the first laryngectomy in Charleston for cancer of the larynx at the Charleston General Hospital in 1948. He retired in 1998 after 50 years of practice. Dr. Spencer passed away in December of 2012.


Dr. Ronald L. Wilkinson

Dr. Wilkinson retired in 2001 after 26 years with Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of Charleston, Inc. He received his Medical Degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and did an internship at Yale – New Haven Hospital. During his years with EN&T, he trained many medical students. His dedication and strong work ethic, along with his compassionate care for his patients, were an exemplary example to those who had the privilege of working with him. His great support for his alma mater, West Virginia University, has led him back to Morgantown where he currently teaches at the University and sees patients in the WVU Clinic.


Dr. Roger P. Nichols

Dr. Nichols joined EN&T Associates in 1974 and retired in September 2003. In February of 2003, Governor Bob Wise presented him with a Certificate of Appreciation for 33 years of service with the State of West Virginia Children With Special Care Needs Program. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Nichols had the privilege of working two years with his son, Dr. Todd Nichols. He also has two other children, Becky and Brian. Much of his free time is now spent with his six grandchildren.