Gregory Postma, MD

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Gregory Postma, MD

Otolaryngology
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

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Gregory Postma, MD

Dr. Gregory Postma is Professor and Vice-Chairman in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and is the Director of the Center for Voice, Airway and Swallowing Disorders since 2005. In 1984, Dr. Postma received his medical degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993. Following two years as faculty at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth Virginia, he took a fellowship in laryngology and professional voice at Vanderbilt University and joined the faculty at Wake Forest in 1996. Dr. Postma's clinical interests span the entire field of laryngology. These include voice disorders, professional and singing voice care, dysphagia and complex swallowing disorders, airway surgery and reconstruction, spasmodic dysphonia, extraesophageal and gastroesophageal reflux, and chronic cough. In addition, he is one of the pioneers in the area of in-office surgery including transnasal esophagoscopy and un-sedated laryngeal and airway laser surgery. This work has revolutionized the care of individuals with a host of voice and swallowing problems at a fraction of their previous costs. He is a past President of the American Broncho-Esophagologic Association (ABEA), the Dysphagia Research Society and the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology. He is the author or co-author of 100 peer-reviewed publications and has written 50 chapters and invited articles as well as edited 3 books. He has given more than 600 presentations on a wide array of laryngologic topics. He has been selected as one of Americas Top Doctors, a reference that identifies the top 1 % of physicians in the nation, for the past fourteen years.

  • Clinical Interests

    Laryngology
    Voice and swallowing disorders
    Professional and singing voice care
    Dysphagia and associated swallowing disorders
    Airway surgery and reconstruction, spasmodic dysphonia
    Extraesophageal and gastroesophageal reflux
    Chronic cough

  • Research Interests

    Extraesophageal reflux
    Surgical and
    extraesophageal reflux
    Surgical and
    non-surgical management of swallowing disorders
    In-office surgery

  • Other Info

    Dr. Postma specializes in voice disorders, professional and singing voice care, dysphagia and associated swallowing disorders, airway surgery and reconstruction, Spasmodic dysphone, and reflux and chronic cough. Most procedures are performed in office, s

  • Specialties

    Otolaryngology

    Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

  • Language(s)

    English

Positions

Director and Vice Chairman, Augusta University Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders

Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology - Certified, 1994

Education and Training

Medical School: Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, 1984

Residency: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

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