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Terris, David J., MD

Administrative Title: 
Chairman of Otolaryngology
Specialties: 
Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
Otolaryngology
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
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Faculty Title

  • Professor of Otolaryngology,
  • Porubsky Distinguished Chair in Otolaryngology

Medical Degree

  • Duke University

Residency

  • Stanford University

Fellowship

  • Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery,
  • Stanford University

Research

  • Clinical outcomes in thyroid and parathyroid surgery

Languages

  • English

Board Info

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Certified
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Certified

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Dr. David J. Terris is Professor and Surgical Director of the GRU Thyroid Center in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Georgia Regents University.  Dr. Terris joined the faculty at GRU in September 2002 as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  He served as chairman for 12 years before stepping down to focus on his clinical practice.

Dr. Terris earned his medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from Duke University.  He completed residency in Otolaryngology and a fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at Stanford University.  

Dr. Terris treats all disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid including hyperparathyroidism (primary and renal), goiters, cancer of the thyroid/parathyroid, Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism. Specializing in surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid, Dr. Terris is a pioneer in minimally invasive and robotic-assisted neck surgery.