News & Events
Monday, January 15, 2018
MARCUS BULLOCK ELECTED TO AOA LEADERSHIP
Marcus Bullock, Practice Administrator for ENT of Athens, has been selected as the Georgia State Representative for the Association of Otolayrngology Administrators. He will represent Georgia Otolaryngology practices on healthcare issues affecting those practices and promote membership for the AOA. The AOA is a specialty specific organization dedicated to improving Otolaryngology practice management for its members. Marcus also serves on the Program Committee for the AOA Annual Convention.
Thursday, January 4, 2018
DR. SHEFFIELD RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
The Georgia Society of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery has awarded Dr. Philip A. Sheffield it’s prestigious Lester Brown Award in 2017 for outstanding contribution to Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery in Georgia. Dr. Sheffield founded ENT of Athens over 40 years ago and still practices to this day. Congratulations to Dr. Sheffield for his outstanding dedication to the practice of Otolaryngology in Athens and Northeast Georgia.
Friday, January 13, 2017
FOOD BANK VOLUNTEER EFFORT
Members of ENT of Athens spent a cold Friday morning bringing warmth to those in need by volunteering their services at the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. The volunteer effort worked to bag 70 bags of groceries for senior-citizens and sorted 2,364 pounds of groceries for in-need families.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
NURSING SEMINAR – HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS
Elizabeth Katz, MD presented an updated discussion on the effects of human papilloma virus (HPV) and its relationship to head and neck cancer. Dr. Katz discussed the effects that the virus has on tongue and tonsil tissue and the increase in cancer identified in patients infected by the virus. Dr. Katz reviewed that virus related cancer may target younger individuals who may not smoke.
If you would like to learn more information about the effects of HPV or to schedule an appointment for evaluation, please contact ENT of Athens at 706-510-0486.
Saturday, August 29th, 2015
SLEEP HEALTH 2015
Drs. Mixson and Norris presented at Sleep Health 2015 hosted by Athens Sleep and Wellness Center at the UGA Continuing Education Conference Center. The program was well attended and Drs. Mixson and Norris presented an in-depth discussion of the surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea. Topics discussed included Drug Induced Sleep Endoscopy (DISE), creation of an oral appliance, radiofrequecy ablation (RFA) of the base of tongue, and many other surgical sleep techniques.
For more information on surgical treatment of sleep apnea or to schedule an appointment for evaluation please contact ENT of Athens at 706-510-0486.
Friday, August 14th, 2015
Byron Norris, MD presented an update on chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) at the Athens Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Friday Noon Conference. Dr. Norris discussed the diagnosis of CRS and acute sinusitis and the surgical and medical management of CRS. Dr. Norris reviewed the updated clinical practice guidelines for adults with CRS and discussed the options for surgical treatment including traditional functional endoscopic sinus surgery and in-office balloon sinus dilation.
For more information on chronic rhinosinusitis or to schedule an appointment please contact ENT of Athens at 706-510-0486.
Friday, February 20th, 2015
SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
ENT of Athens recently hosted a collaborative seminar on comprehensive management of obstructive sleep apnea. The physicians of ENT of Athens reviewed their experience with or drug induced sleep endoscopy, DISE, as a guideline for surgical management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea. The seminar was well attended with a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea in patients who do not respond to CPAP.
For more information on surgical treatment of snoring or sleep apnea or to schedule an appointment please contact ENT of Athens at 706-510-0486.