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Postma, Gregory, MD

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Director and Vice Chairman, GRU Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders
Specialties: 
Otolaryngology
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
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Faculty Title

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

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

Research

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

Languages

  • English

Board Info

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Certified - 1994

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Dr. Gregory N. Postma joined the Georgia Regents University Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as Professor and Chief of Laryngology in October 2005 and was appointed Vice-Chair in 2014.

Dr. Postma received his medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine (now Drexel University College of Medicine) in Philadelphia, and completed a general surgery internship and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency at the Naval Hospital in San Diego and Oakland, CA, respectively. He was Chief Otolaryngology Resident at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a fellowship in laryngology and professional voice at Vanderbilt University before joining the Wake Forest faculty in 1995. He is a decorated U.S. Navy veteran.

Dr. Postma is an Examiner for the American Board of Otolaryngology and former President of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association and Dysphagia Research Society. He received a 2010 Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology, and a 2009 Presidential Citation from the American Broncho-Esophagological Association.

Dr. Postma’s clinical interests include voice disorders, professional and singing voice care, dysphagia and associated swallowing disorders, airway surgery and reconstruction, spasmodic dysphonia, extraesophageal and gastroesophageal reflux, and chronic cough.  His research interests include extraesophageal reflux and surgical and non-surgical management of swallowing disorders.