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William Clayton Bordley

Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
Div of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, DUMC Box 102376, Durham, NC 27710
DUMC 102376, Suite T903, Room T903D, Durham, NC 27710


Dr. Bordley is an accomplished clinician educator and researcher. His clinical expertise is in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatric hospital medicine. He created and served as the Division Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine until 2021. Prior to this he organized and directed Duke's Pediatric Hospitalist program and Duke's Children's Procedural Sedation Unit. Academically his interests are focused on quality improvement, procedural sedation and bronchiolitis.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Pediatrics · 2021 - Present Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics
Associate Professor in Surgery · 2020 - Present Emergency Medicine, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Johns Hopkins University · 1986 M.D.