J. Trad Wadsworth, M.D.

Emory Clinic

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Otolaryngology (Board certified since 2000)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
maxillofacial reconstruction
microvascular surgery
parathyroid surgery
robotic surgery
thyroid surgery
tongue malignancies
Office(s) Locations:
Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree ST 9th fl 4400
Atlanta, GA30308
(404) 778-3381
Year Started Practicing: 2001
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2009
Organizational Memberships:
American Academy of Otolaryngology (AAO) Endocrine Surgery Study Group
American Head and Neck Society
Association of Community Cancer Centers
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM, inaugural H&N member)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen Craniomaxillofacial Foundation (AO CMF) North America
Georgia Society of Otolaryngology (GSO)
Metro-Atlanta ENT Society (MAES)
Major or Recent Publications:

Joseph LJ, Goodman M, Higgins K, Pilai R, Ramalingam SS, Magliocca K, Patel MR, El-Deiry M, Wadsworth JT, Owonikoko TK, Beitler JJ, Khuri FR, Shin DM, Saba NF. "Racial disparities in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue among women: A SEER data analysis." Oral Oncol. 2015 Jun;51(6):586-92. Epub 2015 Apr 10.

Pohar S, Demarcantonio M, Whiting P, Crandley E, Wadsworth JT, Karakla D. "Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube dependence following chemoradiation in head and neck cancer patients." Laryngoscope. 2015 Jun;125(6):1366-71. Epub 2015 Feb 3.

Kendi AT, Corey A, Magliocca KR, Nickleach DC, Galt J, Switchenko JM, El-Deiry MW, Wadsworth JT, Hudgins PA, Saba NF, Schuster DM. "18F-FDG-PET/CT parameters as imaging biomarkers in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma, is visual analysis of PET and contrast enhanced CT better than the numbers?" Eur J Radiol. 2015 Jun;84(6):1171-6.

Prabhu RS, Hanasoge S, Magliocca KR, Hall WA, Chen SA, Higgins KA, Saba NF, El-Deiry M, Grist W, Wadsworth JT, Chen AY, Beitler JJ. "Lymph node ratio influence on risk of head and neck cancer locoregional recurrence after initial surgical resection: Implications for adjuvant therapy." Head Neck. 2015 Jun;37(6):777-82. Epub 2014 Apr 30.

White LJ, Zhang H, Strickland KF, El-Deiry MW, Patel MR, Wadsworth JT, Chen AY. "Factors associated with hospital length of stay following fibular free-tissue reconstruction of head and neck defects: Assessment using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) Criteria." JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Head & Neck Surgery Best attending Grand Rounds Award
Eastern Virginia Medical School Otolaryngology

Who's Who in Medicine

America's Top Physicians
Guide to America's Top Physicians

Gary L. Schechter, MD FACS Faculty Teaching Award
Eastern Virginia Medical School Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Invited Teaching Faculty

William Grist, MD, Faculty Teaching Award
Emory University, Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Medical School
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Eastern Virginia Med School, Norfolk, Virginia

Eastern Virginia Med School, Norfolk, Virginia

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA