Otolaryngology Diseases

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery has experience in the full spectrum of otolaryngologic diseases. Our expert faculty routinely care for dieseases and disorders of great complexity including many areas--a sampling of which are outlined below.

Ear (Otology)

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for ear disorders including: Otitis media (ear infection), middle ear effusion (fluid in middle ear), cholesteatoma (skin cyst in ear or mastoid), hearing loss-conductive, hearing loss-sensorineural, otosclerosis, congenital deafness, acoustic neuroma, and tumors of the ear.

The Department offers numerous procedures including: myringotomy tubes (ear tubes), tympanoplasty (ear drum repair), surgery for hearing restoration, stapes surgery, mastoidectomy, tympanomastoidectomy, ear canal reconstruction, and removal of acoustic neuroma.

If you have questions related to the otologic services we offer, a diagnosis or procedure you do not see listed above, or would like to schedule an evaluation with one of our physicians please call 404-778-3381.

Hearing Aids, Plugs and Implants

The Department of Otolaryngology offers the full spectrum of advanced hearing technology including: digital, programmable and implantable hearing aids in addition to cochlear implants.

We also offer a vast array of custom-fit specialty devices such as musician's and swimmer's plugs designed specifically for your needs.

If you have questions about our technology, or would like to schedule an appointment for a comprehensive audiological evaluation please call 404-778-3387.

Skull Base

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers comprehensive treatment for anterior, lateral and posterior cranial base lesions, treatment of vascular anomalies, extirpation of benign and malignant tumors and infections, management of craniofacial trauma, repair of cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) leaks, and the repair of complex facial trauma. In addition, adjuvant radiation therapy and chemotherapeutic measures may be incorporated into treatment regimes.

If you have questions related to the skull base services we offer, a diagnosis or procedure you do not see listed above, or would like to schedule an evaluation with one of our physicians please call 404-778-3381.

Nose and Sinuses

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for conditions of the nose and sinuses including: nasal fracture, deviated septum, turbinate hypertrophy, allergic rhinitis, vasomotor rhinitis, anosmia (loss of sense of smell), acute sinusitis, chronic sinusitis, fungal sinusitis, allergic fungal sinusitis, cystic fibrosis, maxillary sinusitis, ethmoid sinusitis, frontal sinusitis, sphenoid sinusitis, cerebral spinal fluid leaks, squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, and melanoma.

The Department offers numerous procedures including: rhinoplasty (nose reconstruction), functional endoscopic sinus surgery, ethmoidectomy, septoplasty, turbinate reduction, radiofrequency turbinate reduction (Somnoplasty), and evaluation and treatment of anosmia.

If you have questions related to the sinus services we offer, a diagnosis or procedure you do not see listed above, or would like to schedule an evaluation with one of our physicians please call 404-778-3381.

Snoring and Sleep Disorders

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for snoring and sleep disorders including: snoring, upper-airway resistance syndrome and sleep apnea.

The Department offers numerous procedures including: nasal and turbinate surgery, Somnoplasty, glosoplexy, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) and tongue base reduction.

If you have questions related to the snoring and sleep disorder services we offer, a diagnosis or procedure you do not see listed above, or would like to schedule an evaluation with one of our physicians please call 404-778-3381.

Oral Cavity, Throat and Larynx

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for oral cavity, throat and laryngeal disorders including: dry mouth, burning mouth, inflammatory pharyngitis, tonsillitis, tonsillar absecess, paratonsillar abcess, adenoiditis, adenoid and tonsillar hypertrophy, hoarseness, laryngitis, vocal cord paralysis, spasmodic dysphonia, laryngeal papilloma, stridor, laryngeal reflux disease, subglottic stenosis, tracheal stenosis, and malignant lesions of tongue, lip, tonsils, pharynx, hypopharynx, nasopharynx and larynx (voice box).

The Department offers numerous procedures including: tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, release of tongue tie, multimodality treatment of malignancies of tongue, mouth, pharynx, and larynx, radical neck dissection, reconstruction of paralyzed larynx and botulinum toxin (BoTox). If you have questions related to the oral cavity, throat and laryngeal services we offer, a diagnosis or procedure you do not see listed above, or would like to schedule an evaluation with one of our physicians please call 404-778-3381.

Neck

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for neck disorders including: congenital anomalies, thyroglossal duct cysts, bronchial cleft cysts, adenopathy, neck abcesses, metastatic tumors.

The Department offers numerous procedures including: excision and repair of congenital anomalies, thyroglossal duct cysts, branchiocleft cysts and multimodality management of metastatic malignant tumors to the neck. If you have questions related to the neck services we offer, a diagnosis or procedure you do not see listed above, or would like to schedule an evaluation with one of our physicians please call 404-778-3381.

Facial Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery and Aesthetic Services

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers comprehensive facial plastic/ reconstructive surgery and aesthetic services including: facial rejuvenation (rhytidectomy), eyelid rejuvenation (blepharoplasty), nasal refinement (rhinoplasty), correction of malformed ears (otoplasty), correction of thin lips (lip augmentation), correction of a weak or prominent chin (genioplasty), cheek bone enhancement (malar augmentation), removal of excess facial fat (liposuction), minimally invasive facial surgery (endoscopic surgery), scar revision, surgery to remove skin cancer, reconstruction following facial trauma, cancer therapy and birth defects.

The Department offers numerous procedures including: laser skin resurfacing, laser treatment of unwanted blood vessels, BoTox therapy, injectable filler substances (dermalogen, collagen, fascian, artecol, and fat), soft tissue implants, epilight hair removal and skin wrinkle therapy, supervised skin care programs, in addition to more complex surgical reconstructive techniques.

If you have questions related to the facial plastic and aesthetic services we offer, a diagnosis or procedure you do not see listed above, or would like to schedule an evaluation please call 404-303-0101.

Salivary Glands

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for salivary gland disorders including: chronic salivary gland infection, parotitis, Sjogren's disease, benign & malignant tumors, adenoid cystic carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, acenic cell carcinoma.

The Department offers numerous procedures including: excision of benign and malignant lesions of salivary glands, parotidectomy and multimodality treatment of complex malignancies of the salivary glands.

If you have questions related to the salivary gland services we offer, a diagnosis or procedure you do not see listed above, or would like to schedule an evaluation with one of our physicians please call 404-778-3381.

Thyroid

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for thyroid disorders including: papillary carcinoma follicular cell carcinoma, medullary carcinoma, goiter and Graves disease.

The Department offers numerous procedures including: thyroidectomy and partial thyroidectomy.

If you have questions related to the thyroid services we offer, a diagnosis or procedure you do not see listed above, or would like to schedule an evaluation with one of our physicians please call 404-778-3381.