ENT of Athens - Athens Georgia

Dr. J. Edward Dempsey

Founder, Retired

Dr. Dempsey retired in January 2019 after 4 decades of providing high quality Ear, Nose and Throat medical care to Athens and Northeast Georgia. Dr. Dempsey is a former President of the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology and has served as plant physician for NASA. Dr. Dempsey has enjoyed practicing all areas of otolaryngology while maintaining a specific interest in otology. He attended Shorter College in Rome, Georgia and graduated in 1961 with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. Following college, he obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1965, and then returned to Rome to complete a one-year internship at Floyd County hospital. In 1966, Dr. Dempsey entered the United States Air Force for two years. In 1969, he began his otolaryngology residency in Atlanta at Emory and Grady Hospitals.

Dr. Edward Dempsey

Board Certified in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery: 1974

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Georgia Society of Otolaryngology (past president)
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • Crawford W. Long Society
  • Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons
  • Greater Atlanta Otolaryngology Society

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