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, Austin, TX
Residency:  Otolaryngology, Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship:  Head and neck oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Interests:  Head and neck oncologic surgery, clinical outcomes research

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

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

Zara Patel, MD

Zara Patel, MD
Assistant Professor

Location:  The Emory Clinic
MD:  Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
Residency:  Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
Fellowship:  Rhinology, Stanford University Hospital
Interests:  Management of Acute/Chronic Sinusitis in immuno-compromised patients, Novel approach to inferior turbinate reduction

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:  Emory - Children's Center
Medical School:  Tulane University
Residency:  Otolaryngology, Emory University
Interests:  Cochlear implant, pediatric otology

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