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  Name:  Gregory Postma, MD  
  Clinical Title:  Director, MCG Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders  
  Faculty Title:  Professor, Department of Otolaryngology  
  Medical Degree:  Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, 1984  
  Residency:  Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 
  Fellowship:  Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN  
  Clinical Interests:  Voice disorders
Professional and singing voice care
Dysphagia and associated swallowing disorders
Airway surgery and reconstruction, spasmodic dysphonia
Extraesophageal and gastroesophageal reflux
Chronic cough
 
  Research:  Extraesophageal reflux
Surgical and
extraesophageal reflux
Surgical and
non-surgical management of swallowing disorders
In-office surgery
 
  Language(s):  English  
 
Dr. Gregory Postma
Dr. Postma, Director, Georgia Health Sciences Center for Voi...

 
Georgia Regents Medical Office Building - 4th Floor

1447 Harper Street
Augusta, GA 30912
Telephone: 706-721-4400

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Gregory Postma, MD
 
 
Specialty NameBoard Info
Otolaryngology American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified - 1994
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
 
 
 

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Dr. Gregory Postma joined the faculty at MCG effective October 1, 2005 as Professor and Director of the MCG Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders. Dr. Postma earned his medical degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia in 1984 and completed an otolaryngology residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993. He completed a fellowship in laryngology and professional voice at Vanderbilt University and joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1996.

Dr. Postma’s clinical interests include voice disorders, professional and singing voice care, dysphagia and associated swallowing disorders, airway surgery and reconstruction, spasmodic dysphonia, extra esophageal and gastroesophageal reflux, and chronic cough. He is a pioneer in the area of in-office surgery, including trans nasal esophagoscopy and non-sedated laryngeal and airway laser surgery, and has authored or co-authored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications and 50 chapters and invited articles. He has given 130 presentations on a wide range of laryngologic topics.

The Medical College of Georgia Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders is a collaborative effort involving the Departments of Otolaryngology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Pulmonary and Speech-Language Pathology. This team approach to evaluating and managing patients optimizes treatment of voice, swallowing and airway disorders.

Dr. Postma specializes in voice disorders, professional and singing voice care, dysphagia and associated swallowing disorders, airway surgery and reconstruction, Spasmodic dysphonia, and reflux and chronic cough. Most procedures are performed in office, such as manometry, trans nasal esophagoscopy, laser procedures of vocal cords and vocal cord botox injections.