Specialties

Facial Plastic Surgery

Otolaryngology (Board certified since 2010)

At a Glance

  • 2009 Started practicing
  • 8 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 3 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Sethna

Anita Sethna, MD, is double board-certified in Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery since 2010. She is also an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine where she has taught since 2011.

Dr. Sethna achieves her patient’s vision for his or her best outward self by combining her passion for artistry with her desire for technical perfection. She thrives on the challenges of facial plastic surgery and applies a meticulous attention to detail that ensures an optimal outcome. Whether creating a beautiful yet functional nose for a healthy patient or restoring normalcy of appearance for a paralysis or cancer patient, Dr. Sethna focuses on maintaining a natural look while maximizing the aesthetic result for all her patients. Dr. Sethna knows that her patients want to both feel good on the inside and look good on the outside, and she enjoys being part of that.

Dr. Sethna is the recipient of the AOA Research Award, and she is an accomplished expert in her primary areas of interest, rhinoplasty and injectables. She has published book chapters on the topics of rhinology and rhytidectomy, and reviewed manuscripts for the Aesthetic Surgery Journal and the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. She has presented at several national conferences, including the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology. In addition to Emory, Dr. Sethna is affiliated with Grady Memorial Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, and the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Sethna is married with two children. Her husband, a Cardiologist, also practices at Emory.

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My Clinical Interests

  • aesthetics
  • botox
  • chemical peel
  • cleft lip
  • collagen injections
  • cosmetic surgery
  • dermatologic surgery
  • eyelid rejuvenation
  • facelift
  • facial rejuvenation
  • facial surgery
  • hair removal
  • Intense Pulsed Light Therapy
  • laser therapy
  • lip augmentation
  • liposuction
  • microdermabrasion
  • Mohs procedure
  • nasal surgery (rhinoplasty)
  • otoplasty
  • scar revision
  • sclerotherapy
  • skin cancer
  • skin care programs
  • soft tissue implants

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2004

INTERNSHIP

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
2005

RESIDENCY

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
2009

FELLOWSHIP

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA

Professional Memberships

Atlanta Women’s Medical Association, 2010-Present

American Medical Association, 2004-Present

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2004-Present

American Academy of Otolaryngology, 2004-Present

Medical Association of Atlanta, 2010-Present

Honors & Awards

Resident Teaching Award 2013

Administrative Chief Resident
Department of Otolaryngology, 2008-2009

AOA Research Award 2004

Presidents Scholarship
Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000

Major Publications

JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2016 Mar. Use of streaming media (YouTube) as an educational tool for surgeons-a survey of AAFPRS members. Schmidt RS, Shi, LL, Sethna, AB

Am J Otolaryngol. 2014 Mar-Apr; 35(2):219-25. Reconstruction of upper lip avulsion after dog bite: a case report and review of the literature. Darei, P Calligas, J Katz E, Etra JW, Sethna, AB

Georgia Society of Otolaryngology, Orlando, FL, “Use of Irradiated Homologous Costal Cartilage Grafts in Rhinoplasty” and “A Review of Ectropion Repair Techniques”, July 2012

American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, Sethna, Anita, MD, Michael Godin, MD; “Botox Adjuvant Treatments”, February, 2011

AAFPRS, Sethna, Anita, MD, Michael Godin, MD; “Closed Techniques for the Open Rhinoplasty Generation”, Fall 2010

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Aesthetic Center

3200 Downwood Cir NW
Ste 640
Atlanta, GA 30327
  • 404-778-6880
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3 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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3

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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4

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2004

INTERNSHIP

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
2005

RESIDENCY

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
2009

FELLOWSHIP

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA

Professional Memberships

Atlanta Women’s Medical Association, 2010-Present

American Medical Association, 2004-Present

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2004-Present

American Academy of Otolaryngology, 2004-Present

Medical Association of Atlanta, 2010-Present

Honors & Awards

Resident Teaching Award 2013

Administrative Chief Resident
Department of Otolaryngology, 2008-2009

AOA Research Award 2004

Presidents Scholarship
Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000

Major Publications

JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2016 Mar. Use of streaming media (YouTube) as an educational tool for surgeons-a survey of AAFPRS members. Schmidt RS, Shi, LL, Sethna, AB

Am J Otolaryngol. 2014 Mar-Apr; 35(2):219-25. Reconstruction of upper lip avulsion after dog bite: a case report and review of the literature. Darei, P Calligas, J Katz E, Etra JW, Sethna, AB

Georgia Society of Otolaryngology, Orlando, FL, “Use of Irradiated Homologous Costal Cartilage Grafts in Rhinoplasty” and “A Review of Ectropion Repair Techniques”, July 2012

American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, Sethna, Anita, MD, Michael Godin, MD; “Botox Adjuvant Treatments”, February, 2011

AAFPRS, Sethna, Anita, MD, Michael Godin, MD; “Closed Techniques for the Open Rhinoplasty Generation”, Fall 2010