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Dr. Gregory Postma joined the faculty at GRU effective October 1, 2005 as Professor and Director of the GRU Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders and was appointed Vice Chairman in 2014. 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 GRU 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.