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Otolaryngology Faculty

The Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is comprised of faculty with a diversity of expertise including otology, neurotology, skull base surgery, rhinology, laryngology, head and neck oncology, pediatric otolaryngology, facial plastic surgery & aesthetics, and oral medicine.

Clinical Faculty

Douglas E. Mattox, MD

Douglas E. Mattox, MD
Williams Chester Warren, Jr., MD Chair
Professor
Director of Neurology & Skull Base Surgery

Location: The Emory Clinic
Medical School: Yale University
Residency: Otolaryngology, Stanford University
Fellowship: Otology and neurotology, Ugo Fisch, MD; Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: Otology, neurotology, skull base surgery

John M. DelGaudio, MD

John M. DelGaudio, MD
Vice-Chair
Professor
Director, Emory Sinus, Nasal, & Allergy Center
Residency Program Director

Location: Emory Sinus, Nasal, & Allergy Center
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Michigan
Research Fellowship: National Institute of Health
Interests: Rhinology and sinus disease, sleep disorders

J. Trad Wadsworth, MD

J. Trad Wadsworth, MD
Vice Chair, Clinical Operations
Associate Professor

Location: The Emory Clinic
Medical School: University of South Florida
Residency: Otolaryngology, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Fellowship: Head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgery, University of Washington
Interests: Head and neck cancer, head and neck reconstructive surgery, microvascular reconstruction, parathyroid and thyroid surgery, minimally invasive surgery

Amy Y. Chen, MD

Amy Y. Chen, MD
Professor
Head & Neck Surgery

Location: The Emory Clinic
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University
MPH: University of Texas, School of Public Health
Residency: Otolaryngology, Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: Head and neck oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Interests: Head and neck oncologic surgery, clinical outcomes research

Mark El-Deiry, MD

Mark El-Deiry, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Head and Neck Oncology Surgery Center

Location: The Emory Clinic, Emory University Hospital Midtown
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Washington Medical Center
Interests: Conditions affecting the upper aerodigestive tract, skin cancer of head and neck, complex microvascular reconstruction

Steven Goudy, MD

Steven L. Goudy, MD
Acting Associate Professor
Director, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Location: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Medical School: University of Louisville
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Louisville
Fellowship: Pediatric otolaryngology, University of Iowa
Interests: Head and neck surgery, maxillary hypoplasia

Malcolm D. Graham, MD

Malcolm D. Graham, MD
Professor
Director, Temporal Bone Laboratory

Location: The Emory Clinic, Emory Voice Center
Medical School: McGill University
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Iowa
Fellowship: Otology and neurotology, House Ear Institute
Interests: Otology, neurotology, temporal bone anatomy instructor

William J. Grist, MD

William J. Grist, MD
Associate Professor

Location: The Emory Clinic
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: Otolaryngology, Emory University
Fellowship: Head and neck surgical oncology, Emory University
Interests: Head and neck oncologic surgery, endocrine surgery, salivary gland tumors

Edie R. Hapner, PhD Edie R. Hapner, PhD, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
Director of Speech Pathology, Emory Voice Center

Location: Emory Voice Center
Doctorate: Vanderbilt University
Doctoral Research Fellowship: VA Medical Center, Nashville, TN and Atlanta, GA
Research Interests: Virtual reality, adherence to treatment, motivational interviewing, evidence-based medicine in voice therapy

Jeanne Hatcher, MD

Jeanne L. Hatcher, MD
Assistant Professor

Location: Emory Voice Center
Medical School: Wake Forest University Medical Center
Residency: Wake Forest University Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Texas at San Antonio
Research Interests: Tracheal and glottic stenosis, geriatric laryngology

Michael M. Johns, III, MD Michael M. Johns, III, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Emory Voice Center
Director, Medical Student Education

Location: Emory Voice Center
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Michigan
Fellowship: Laryngology and care of the professional voice, Vanderbilt University
Interests: Laryngology and care of the professional voice

Adam M. Klein, MD Adam M. Klein, MD
Associate Professor

Location: Emory Voice Center
Medical School: University of Connecticut
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Connecticut
Fellowship: Laryngology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Interests: General otolaryngology, laryngeal disorders, professional voice

Charles E. Moore, MD Charles E. Moore, MD
Associate Professor
Chief, Department of Otolaryngology at Grady Memorial Hospital

Location: The Emory Clinic; Grady Memorial Hospital
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Otolaryngology, Univresity of Michigan
Fellowship: Craniomaxillofacial – cranial base, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Interests: Craniomaxillofacial, anterior skull base surgery

Susan Muller, DMD

Susan Muller, DMD, MS
Professor

Location: The Emory Clinic
DMD: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: Oral and maxillofacial pathology, Emory University
Fellowship: Head and neck pathology, University of Pittsburgh
Interests: Oral medicine and pathology

Mihir Patel, MD

Mihir R. Patel, MD
Assistant Professor

Location: The Emory Clinic, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Hospital
MD: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Residency: University of North Carolina Department of Otolaryngology
Fellowship: Extended Endoscopic Approaches (EEA) to the skull base, Ohio State University Wexner Center; TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS), University of Pennsylvania Head and Neck Oncology program
Interests: Minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat head and neck cancers

Zara Patel, MD

Zara Patel, MD
Assistant Professor

Location: The Emory Clinic
MD: Oregon Health and Sciences University
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Rhinology, Stanford University Hospital
Interests: Allergies, endoscopic sinus surgery, sinus problems, skull base tumors, management of acute/chronic sinusitis in immuno-compromised patients, novel approachs to inferior turbinate reduction

Kara Prickett, MD

Kara K. Prickett, MD
Assistant Professor

Location: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Children's at Hughes Spalding Hospital
MD: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: Otolaryngology, Emory
Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Interests: Pediatric thyroid disease, head and neck masses, airway reconstruction, hearing loss and cochlear implants

Roy Rajan, MD

Roy Rajan, MD
Assistant Professor

Location: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Children's at Hughes Spalding Hospital
MD: Temple University
Residency: Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee
Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University
Interests: Pediatric otolaryngology, sinusitis, otology

Anita Sethna, MD

Anita B. Sethna, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Emory Facial Center

Location: Emory Facial Center
MD: Emory University
Residency: Emory University
Fellowship: Virgina Commonwealty University Health System
Interests: Cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgery

N. Wendell Todd, MD

N. Wendell Todd, MD
Professor

Location: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Medical School: Tulane University
Residency: Otolaryngology, Emory University
Interests: Cochlear implant, pediatric otology

Esther Vivas, MD

Esther X. Vivas, MD
Assistant Professor

Location: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Hospital
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Interests: Cochlear implant, acoustic neuroma, head & neck cancer, microsurgery, neurotology

Sarah K. Wise, MD

Sarah K. Wise, MD
Associate Professor

Location: Emory Sinus, Nasal, & Allergy Center
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Residency: Otolaryngology, Emory University
Fellowship: Rhinology and sinus surgery, Medical University of South Carolina
Interests: Allergies, cystic fibrosis, endoscopic sinus surgery, gastroesophageal reflux, sleep apnea

Research Faculty

Pawel J. Jastreboff, PhD

Pawl J. Jastreboff, PhD, ScD
Professor

Doctorate: Neurophysiology, Polish Academy of Sciences
ScD: Neuroscience, Polish Academy of Sciences
Postdoctoral fellowship: Physiology, University of Tokyo

Xi (Erick) Lin, PhD

Xi (Erick) Lin, PhD
Professor
Director, Hearing Research Laboratories

Doctorate: Neuroscience, University of Michigan
Postdoctoral fellowships: Moleculary cardiology, University of Chicago; auditory physiology, Northwestern University
Interests: Inner ear physiology, transduction and homeostasis in the cochlea

Adjunct Faculty

Grant W. Carlson, MD
Professor
Surgical Oncology, Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Location: The Emory Clinic
Interests: Breast cancer/tumors, breast reconstruction, head and neck cancer, mammography, melanoma, microvascular surgery, sentinel node bx-breast, sentinel node bx-melanoma, skin cancer

Susan J. Herdman, PhD
Professor
Rehabilitaion Medicine
Location: Emory Center for Rehabilitation Medicine
Interests: Vestibular plasticity, BPPV, vestibular rehabilitation

Patricia A. Hudgins, MD
Professor, Radiology
Director, Neuroradiology
Location: Emory University Hospital
Interests: Neuroradiology, head and neck radiology

Fred S. McConnel, MD
Clinical Professor
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Location: Atlanta Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Interests: Head and neck oncology

Ronald J. Tusa, MD, PhD
Professor, Neurology
Director, Dizziness & Balance Disorder Center
Location: The Emory Clinic
Interests: Vestibular diseases and disorders

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