Christopher T. Melroy, MD - Fellowship Trained Sinus Surgeon

Christopher T. Melroy, MD

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
    • Medical College of Georgia - Augusta, GA
  • Bachelor of Science - Microbiology
    • University of Georgia - Athens, GA
  • High School
    • Benedictine Military School - Savannah, GA

Training

  • Fellowship in Rhinology & Sinus Surgery
    • Georgia Nasal & Sinus Institute - Savannah, GA
  • Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Residency
    • University of North Carolina Hospitals - Chapel Hill, NC
  • General Surgery Internship
    • University of North Carolina Hospitals- Chapel Hill, NC

Board Certification

  • Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
    • Certificate # 019468
    • Maintenance of Certification in Rhinology & Allergy subsection

Medical Staff /Faculty Membership

  • Memorial Health University Medical Center - Savannah, GA (2006 - Present)
  • St. Joseph's /Candler Health System - Savannah, GA (2006 - Present)
  • Mercer University School of Medicine - Department of Surgery Savannah, GA
    • Clinical Assistant Professor (2015 - Present)

Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Graduate Award from St. James Catholic School (2015)
  • Keynote Speaker at First Asia-Pacific Balloon Sinuplasty Masterclass; Singapore (2014)

  • Keynote Speaker at Minnesota Society of Otolaryngology (2013)

  • Invited Visiting Professor, University of North Carolina Dept. of Otolaryngology (2012)

  • International Guest Lecturer, Polish Military ENT Society; Szczyrk, Poland (2011)

  • Keynote Speaker Florida Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting; Orlando (2009) 

  • University of North Carolina Housestaff Award (2006)
  • American Rhinologic Society 2nd Place Poster Award (2005)
  • Eskelund Award for Top Pediatric Surgery Intern at UNC Hospitals (2002)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society at Medical College of Georgia (2000)
  • Alumni Scholarship to Medical College of Georgia (1997-2001)
  • Graduating Honors from University of Georgia (1996)
    • First Honors Graduate ~ Valedictorian 
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • With Highest Honors
    • Honors in Microbiology
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society at University of Georgia (1996)
  • University of Georgia Scholarships (1993-1996)
    • Alumni, Hope and Robert C. Byrd Scholarships
  • Valedictorian from Benedictine Military School (1993)

Publications

  • Payne SC, Stolovitzky P, Mehendale N, Matheny K, Brown W, Reider A, Leipert D, Tseng E, Gould A, Powell S, Van HimbergenD, Karanfilov B, Hare D, England L, Melroy C. Medical therapy versus sinus surgery using balloon sinus dilation technology: A prospective multicenter study. American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy. Jul 2016 30(4):279-86.
  • Sillers MJ, Melroy CT. In-office functional endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis utilizing balloon catheter dilation technology. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. February 2013 21(1):17-22.
  • Chan Y, Melroy CT, Kuhn FA. Endoscopic Frontal Sinusotomy.In: Rhinology: Diseases of the Nose, Sinuses, and Skull Base,  Kennedy DW,Hwang PH (Eds.). Thieme, New York, New York, 2012, 347-359.
  • Melroy CT, Kuhn FA. Safety of ethmoid sinus drug-eluting catheter insertion.  Annals of Otology Rhinology and Laryngology. October 2009. 118(10):708-713.
  • Chan Y, Melroy CT, Kuhn CA, Daniel TW, Dempsey SI, Kuhn FA.  Long term frontal sinus patency after endoscopic frontal sinusotomy.  Laryngoscope. June 2009. 119(6):1229-32.
  • Melroy CT. The balloon dilating catheter as an instrument in sinus surgery. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. September 2008. 139(3 Suppl 3):S23-6.
  • Melroy CT, Dubin MG, Senior BA. The role of nasal endoscopy in the diagnosis and medical management of chronic rhinosinusitis. Clinical Allergy and Immunology, 2007;20:227-240.
  • Melroy CT, Dubin MG, Senior BA. The role of nasal endoscopy in the diagnosis and medical management of chronic rhinosinusitis, in: Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Pathogenesis and Medical Management. Hamilos DL, Baroody FM (Eds.). Informa Healthcare, New York, New York, 2007, 227-240.
  • Dubin MG, Kuhn FA, Melroy CT. Radiographic resolution of chronic rhinosinusitis without polyposis after 6 weeks vs 3 weeks of oral antibiotics. Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. 2007;98:32-35.
  • Melroy CT, Kuhn FA.  Frontal Sinus Instrumentation.  In: Rhinologic and Sleep Apnea Surgical Techniques, Kountakis SE, Metin O (Eds.). Springer, New York, New York, 2007, 27-40.
  • Dubin MG, Melroy CT, Kuhn FA. Radiographic resolution of chronic rhinosinusitis without polyposis after six weeks versus three weeks oral antibiotics.  Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. 2007 January; 98(1):32-5.
  • Melroy CT, Senior BA. Benign sinonasal neoplasms: a focus on inverting papilloma. Otolaryngic Clinics of North America. 2006 June; 39(3):601-617.
  • Rhinosinusitis- Review.  Resident Online Study Guide. American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery.
  • Rhinosinusitis- Radiographic Review.  Resident Online Study Guide. American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery.
  • Melroy CT, Dubin MG, Hardy SM, Senior BA. Analysis of methods to assess frontal sinus extent in osteoplastic flap surgery: transillumination vs. six foot Caldwell vs. image guidance. American Journal of Rhinology. 2006 Jan-Feb; 20(1):77-83.
  • Coffey CS, Sonnenburg RE, Melroy CT, Dubin MG, Senior BA. Endoscopically guided aerobic cultures in postsurgical patients with chronic sinusitis. American Journal of Rhinology, 2006 Jan-Feb:20(1):72-6.
  • Hardy SM, Melroy C, White DR, Dubin M, Senior B. A comparison of computer-aided surgery registration methods for endoscopic sinus surgery. American Journal of Rhinology. 2006 Jan-Feb;20(1):48-52.
  • Melroy CT, Dubin MG, Senior BA. The role of nasal endoscopy in the diagnosis and medical management of chronic rhinosinusitis. In Chronic rhinosinusitis: patterns of illness, pathophysiology, and management. Hamilos DL, Baroody FM, eds. New York, Informa Healthcare, 2007.
  • Dubin MG, Ebert CS, Coffey CS, Melroy CT, Sonnenburg RE, Senior BA. Concordance of middle meatal swab and maxillary sinus aspirate in acute and chronic sinusitis: a meta-analysis. Am J Rhinol. 2005 Sep-Oct;19(5):462-70.
  • Dubin MG, Sonnenburg RE, Melroy CT, Ebert CS, Coffey CS, Senior BA. Staged endoscopic and combined open/endoscopic approach in the management of inverted papilloma of the frontal sinus. Am J Rhinol. 2005 Sep-Oct;19(5):442-5.
  • Senior BA, Dubin MG, Sonnenburg RE, Melroy CT, Ewend MG. Increased role of the otolaryngologist in endoscopic pituitary surgery: endoscopic hydroscopy of the sella. Am J Rhinol. 2005 Mar-Apr;19(2):181-4.
  • Dubin MG, White DR, Melroy CT, Gergan MT, Rutala WA, Senior BA. Multi-use Venturi nasal atomizer contamination in a clinical rhinologic practice. Am J Rhinol. 2004 May-Jun;18(3):151-6.
  • Melroy CT, Dubin MG, Senior BA. Osteoplastic flap without obliteration for the treatment of benign frontal sinus tumors. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngolgy. 2004; 15(1): 16-22.
  • Melroy CT, Pillsbury HC 3rd. A rationale for therapy of skull-base tumours. Asian J Surg. 2004 Apr;27(2):69-72.
  • Melroy CT, Pillsbury HC 3rd. Conductive hearing loss and learning disabilitiesin children. Asian J Surg. 2004 Jul;27(3):169-71.
  • Melroy CT. Identification, cloning, and characterization of a 6-pyruvoyl tetrahydropterin synthase homologue found in Pyrococcus furiosus. University of Georgia Press; Athens, Georgia, 1997.

Presentations

  • Management of nasal disorders: the forgotten aspect of Rhinology. Ground Rounds, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, October 31, 2012.
  • Tips for a successful start in the practice of Otorhinology. Visiting Professor, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, October 30, 2012.
  • The balloon as an instrument in my practice and challenging cases. Savannah Sinus Course 2012. Savannah, GA, October 27, 2012.
  • Balloon dilation complexities and in-office alpplications. Savannah Sinus Course 2012. Savannah, GA, October 27, 2012.
  • Advanced Techniques in Frontal Sinus Surgery. Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Washington DC. September 10, 2012.
  • Gussack Memorial Lecture- Avoiding Bad Results in Sinus Surgery. Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Washington DC. September 9, 2012.
  • A nurse’s introduction to ENT surgery. OR Nursing Program, Memorial Health University Medical Center. August 14, 2012.
  • Live Case Moderator, Open Forum 2012.
  • The balloon dilating catheter as an instrument in my practice. St. Simons ENT physician meeting, June 28, 2012.
  • Controversies in balloon sinus surgery. Fisher Society Meeting, University of North Carolina. June 2, 2012.
  • Management of sinus disorders: an internal medicine approach to sinus and nasal disease. Department of Internal Medicine Ground Rounds. March 2, 2012
  • Sinus balloon dilation evidence. Expo of the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Washington DC. September 9-10, 2012.
  • Advanced Techniques in Frontal Sinus Surgery. Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. San Francisco, CA. September 2011.
  • Gussack Memorial Lecture- Avoiding Bad Results in Sinus Surgery. Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. San Francisco, CA. September 2011.
  • Multi-Angle Nasal Endoscopy. Sinus Forum 2011. Waldorf=Astoria, Manhattan, NY, July 2011.
  • Transition Space Intervention. Sinus Forum 2011. Waldorf=Astoria, Manhattan, NY, July 2011.
  • The Balloon Dilating Catheter as an Instrument in My Practice. Journal Club, University of Louisville Department of Otolaryngology. Louisville, Kentucky. January 12, 2011.
  • The Balloon Dilating Catheter as an Instrument in My Practice. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, December 15, 2010, Valdosta, GA and Gainesville, FL, April 2011.
  • Chronic Rhinosinusitis, New Treatment Paradigms. Visiting Professor, University of Kentucky, Department of Otolaryngology. Lexington, Kentucky. October 27, 2010
  • Challenging Cases in Sinus Surgery.  Real Case Examples. Savannah Sinus Course, Savannah, Georgia. October 23, 2010.
  • Advanced Techniques in Frontal Sinus Surgery. Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Boston, Massachusetts. September 28, 2010.
  • Gussack Memorial Lecture- Avoiding Bad Results in Sinus Surgery. Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Boston, Massachusetts. September 27, 2010.
  • Keeping the Function in FESS. Upstate South Carolina ENT. Greenville, South Carolina. Monday August 23, 2010.
  • Keeping the Function in FESS. Louisville, Kentucky. Monday August 12, 2010.
  • Case Examples: A Collaborative Review of Real World Cases. Sinus Forum Workshop, New York City, New York. July 16-17, 2010.
  • Live Cases: Applied Decision Making and Techniques to Complex Surgical Cases. Moderator of Live Surgery Presentation. Sinus Forum Main Arena, New York City, New York. July 16-17, 2010.
  • Keeping the Function in FESS- The Talk of Texas. Greater Dallas ENT. May 26, 2010, Dallas, Texas.
  • Keeping the Function in FESS- The Talk of Texas. San Antonio Community ENT. May 25, 2010, San Antonio, Texas.
  • From One Surgeon to Another- Use of the Balloon Catheter and Irrigation in Our Practice. Hartford, Conneticut. April 9, 2010.
  • Visiting Lecturer- Evolve Training Course- Acclarent Balloon Sinuplasty and the Balloon Dilating Catheter.  University of North Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology. Chapel Hill, North Carolina. March 11, 2010.
  • Balloon Technology in Complex Cases. Acclarent Worldwide Sales Meeting. Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona. January 22, 2010.
  • The Balloon Dilating Catheter, Sinus Irrigation, and Drug Elution in Our Practice.  Tysons Corner, Virginia.  Anova Health Systems Visiting Lecturer.  Tysons Corner, Virginia. January 18, 2010.
  • Christopher T. Melroy. Achieving long-term success in frontal sinus surgery. Keynote Speaker, Florida Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting. November 8, 2009.
  • Christopher T. Melroy. How to improve your management of chronic sinusitis outside of the operating room: a focus on office-based management. Keynote Speaker, Florida Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting. November 6, 2009.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD. Role of catheters and irrigation in the rhinologist’s office. Guest Speaker, Greater Jacksonville ENT Society. October 19, 2009. Jacksonville, FL
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Charles S. Ebert, Jr. MD MPH, Karen A. Bednarski MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD. Endoscopic transnasal dilation of the nasolacrimal duct. Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. October 7, 2009. San Diego, CA.
  • Karen A. Bednarski MD, Christopher T. Melroy MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD. Late development of mucopyoceles in osteoneogenesis of the skull base. Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. October 7, 2009. San Diego, CA.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Martin Citardi MD, Michael Sillers MD. Advanced techniques in frontal sinus surgery.  Instructional course at the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. October 5, 2009. San Diego, CA.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Martin Citardi MD, Scott Graham MD. Avoiding bad results in sinus surgery.  Instructional course at the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. October 4, 2009. San Diego, CA.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD. Charles S. Ebert, Jr. MD MPH, Jared M. Intaphan MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD. Positive fungal cultures in allergic and non-allergic fungal sinusitis. Presented at the American Rhinologic Society Annual Meeting October 3, 2009. San Diego, CA.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD. An internal medicine approach to nasal and sinus disease.  Presented at Grand Rounds for the Department of Internal Medicine, Memorial University Medical Center. August 7, 2009. Savannah, GA.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD. The balloon-dilating catheter as an instrument in my practice. Presented at the North Carolina/South Carolina Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting. July 31, 2009. Isle of Palms, SC.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Anthony Sertich MD.  Point-counterpoint discussion. A rationale for not connecting maxillary sinus accessory ostia. Presented at Sinus Forum. July 25, 2009. Washington DC.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Benjamin Chack MD. Fundamental maxillary techniques: a didactic review and hands-on session. Workshop at Sinus Forum. July 24-25, 2009. Washington DC.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD. Frontal sinuses- preoperative planning: gems and jewels to take to the operating room. Presented at Sinus Forum. July 24, 2009. Washington DC.
  • Charles S. Ebert, Jr. MD, Christopher T. Melroy MD, Frederick A. Kuhn, MD. Rhinosinusitis: An update on classification, diagnosis, and treatment. Presented at the Newton D. Fischer Society Annual Meeting, Chapel Hill, NC, June 6, 2009.
  • Keys to Success in Frontal Sinus Surgery. Spring Meeting of the Northwest Association of Otolaryngology, Seattle, Washington, April 23, 2009.
  • The Balloon Dilating Catheter as an Instrument in Sinus Surgery- Dade County (Miami, FL) ENT Society December 2008, Durham/Chapel Hill February 2009.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD.  Safety of ethmoid sinus drug-eluting catheter insertion.  Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Chicago, September 2008.
  • Frederick A. Kuhn MD, Christopher T. Melroy MD, Howard L. Levine MD, Andrew J. Diamond MD. The ethmoid sinus spacer: treatement of chronic ethmoid sinusitis without ethmoidectomy.  Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Chicago, September 2008.
  • Yvonne Chan MD, Christopher T. Melroy MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD.  Is anterior ethmoid disease really responsible for chronic frontal sinusitis?  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Rhinologic Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, September 2008.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD.  Balloon catheter frontal sinusotomy outcomes.  Presented at the Fischer Society Annual Meeting, Chapel Hill, June 2008.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Yvonne Chan MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD.  Office management of frontal ostium stenosis- efficacy and cost analysis.  Presented at the Triological Society Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting, Orlando, May 2008.
  • Yvonne Chan MD, Christopher T. Melroy MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD.  Long-term frontal sinus patency after endoscopic frontal sinusotomy.  Presented at the Triologic Society Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting 2008.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Sarah I. Dempley BS, Marc G. Dubin MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD.  Development of Criteria in Allergic Fungal Sinusitis. Presented at the Triologic Society Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting 2008.
  • European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, July 2007.  The Balloon Catheter as an Instrument in Sinus Surgery- live surgical dissection.
  • Ardeshirpour F, Eapen R, Melroy CT, Weissler MC. Management of Laryngotracheal and Esophageal Disruption Following Clothesline Injury.  Submitted to the American Bronchoesophagological Association Spring Meeting 2007.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Marc K. Bassim, Carlton Zdanski, Brent A. Senior.  Novel Sinonasal Complications of Maxillary Orthognathic Surgery (LeFort I Osteotomy). Presented at the American Rhinologic Society Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, September 2005.
  • Christopher T. Melroy MD, Marc G. Dubin MD, Frederick A. Kuhn MD. Allergic Fungal Sinusitis without "Characteristic CT Changes". Presented at the American Rhinologic Society Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, September 2005.
  • Christopher T. Melroy, Marc G. Dubin, Frederick A. Kuhn. Inflammatory Mucous Membrane Disease in Chronic Sinusitis. Presented at the American Rhinologic Society Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, September 2005.
  • Christopher T. Melroy, Marc G. Dubin, Frederick A. Kuhn. Coagulase negative staphylococcus from purulent sinonasal secretions. Presented at the American Rhinologic Society Spring Meeting, Boca Raton, September 2005.
  • Christopher T. Melroy. The Use of Nasal Endoscopy in the Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis. UNC Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds, Chapel Hill, June 2005. 
  • Christopher T. Melroy, Frederick A. Kuhn, Amir Tavakkol. Total IgE Level Changes after Six Weeks of Terbinafine Therapy for Chronic Sinusitis. Presented at the American Rhinologic Society Spring Meeting, May 2005.
  • Christopher T. Melroy, Brent A. Senior, Matthew Ewend.  Advances in Minimally Invasive Pituitary Surgery. Presented at the Annual Newton D. Fischer Society, Chapel Hill, May 2005.
  • Christopher T. Melroy, Carol G. Shores. The Use of Ultrasound in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. Presented at the Annual Newton D. Fischer Society, Chapel Hill, May 2005.
  • Marc G. Dubin, MD, Robert E. Sonnenburg, MD, Christopher T. Melroy, MD, Charles S. Ebert, MD, MPH, Charles S. Coffey, MD,Brent A. Senior, MD.  Staged Endoscopic and Combined Open/Endoscopic Approach in the Management of Inverted Papilloma of the Frontal Sinus. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Rhinologic Society, New York, September 2004.
  • Marc G. Dubin, M.D., Charles S. Ebert, M.D., MPH, Charles S. Coffey, Christopher T. Melroy, M.D., Robert E. Sonnenburg, M.D., Brent A. Senior, M.D.  Accuracy of Middle Meatal Swab versus Maxillary Sinus Aspirate in the Diagnosis of Bacterial Sinusitis: A Meta Analysis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Rhinologic Society, New York, September 2004.
  • Christopher T. Melroy, Marc G. Dubin, Stuart M. Hardy, Brent A. Senior. Analysis of methods to assess frontal sinus extent in osteoplastic flap surgery: transillumination vs. six foot Caldwell vs. image guidance. Presented American Rhinologic Society Spring Meeting, Nashville, 2003.
  • Melroy CT. Identification, cloning, and characterization of a 6-pyruvoyl tetrahydropterin synthase homologue found in Pyrococcus furiosus. Presented at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting, Miami, 1997.

Instructional Courses Taught

  • Savannah Sinus Course, October 27, 2012. Co-Program Director.
  • You, Your Surgeon, and the Sinus CT: Market Development Specialists. Houston, TX. March 2011.
  • Evolve Training.  Macon, Georgia. December 8, 2010
  • Savannah Sinus Course, October 23, 2010. Co-Program Director
  • Hands on with the Cyclops Multi Angle Rigid Endoscope and Balloon Catheters. Savannah Sinus Course, Savannah, Georgia. October 23, 2010.
  • Evolve Training Webinar, Balloon Dilating Catheter. June 9, 2010.
  • CT Scans of the Sinuses- Interpretation and Clinical Pearls. Instructional Course.  San Diego, CA, Acclarent International Sales Meeting- January 22,2009; Phoenix, AZ, National Sales Meeting- January 23, 2009; Miami FL, National Sales Meeting, January 18, 2012.
  • Head and Neck Physical Examination.  Given to 1st year medical students, Mercer University Medical School, November 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
  • Acclarent “Evolve” Sinus Course, Wilmington, NC, September 2007; Savannah, GA, October 2007; Orlando, FL, November 2007; Indianapolis, IN, March 2007; Orlando, FL, April 2008; Detroit, MI May 2008, Charlotte, NC November 2008, Richmond, VA December 2008, Roanoke, VA February 2009, Duke Hospital- Durham, NC February 2009.
  • In-Office Placement of Frontal Sinus Stent- Live Surgical Demonstration.  The Sinus Forum, Chicago, IL, July 2008.
  • The Advanced Frontal Sinus Course. The Sinus Forum, Chicago, IL, July 2007. 
  • European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, July 2007.  The Balloon Catheter as an Instrument in Sinus Surgery- live surgical dissection.
  • Sphenoid Sinus Surgery- Current Concepts and Approaches.  Given at the University of North Carolina Sinus Course, April 2007, Savannah, GA.
  • Open Rhinologic Approaches. Given at the University of NorthCarolina Sinus Course, April 2007, Savannah, GA.
  • A Surgeon’s Approach to Airway Management.  Given to the Department of General Surgery, September 2006, Chapel Hill, NC

 

Memberships/ Committees

  • Member - American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
  • Member - American Rhinologic Society
    • Fellow (2011)
    • Consultant to the Board (2010-2012, 2012-2015)
    • Chairman of the Membership Committee (2012-2015)
    • Membership Committee Member (2009-11)
    • Program Committee Member (2009-11)
    • Residents and Fellows Committee Member (2006-08)
    • Session Moderator (2010-11)
  • Member - Georgia Society of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. 
  • Board of Directors, Savannah Speech and Hearing. 
  • Planning Committee Member for Open Forum. Manhattan, NY, July 27-28, 2012.
  • Executive Committee Member - Sinus Forum (2010, 2012).
  • Stewardship Committee Member - Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church


Research Grants

  • Acclarent Fellow Research Grant(Georgia Nasal and Sinus Institute)- to investigate the use of balloon dilating catheters in sinus surgery (2007). 

Consultant

  • Gyrus/Olympus (2011)