Dr. David Dillard FACS
Dr. David G. Dillard is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in Otology (ear diseases and surgery), Rhinology (nose and sinus diseases and surgery), Laryngology (voice box disorders and surgery), Head and Neck Surgery (primarily cancer surgery of the throat, nose, larynx and neck) and Facial Plastic Surgery. We have several practices located throughout Georgia and the Greater Atlanta area: Athens, Lawrenceville, Sandy Springs, Decatur, Braselton.
With over a decade of experience in Ear Nose and Throat, and special interests in sinusitis, vertigo, and obstructive sleep apnea, Dr. Dillard is the patent-pending innovator of multiple groundbreaking devices and treatments that are the wonderful byproducts of his expertise. For example, he has performed over 1,500 V.O.A.T.™ surgeries, a minimally-invasive, innovative procedure designed to treat sleep apnea. A graduate of Emory University: Department of Otolaryngology (residency, year 2000) and a Navy Veteran, Dr. Dillard held an academic appointment at Emory University School of Medicine, currently holds an academic appointment at the University of Georgia School of Medicine, and has received a national award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Dillard has also published several research articles that have been featured in many prominent Otolaryngology journals. As one of the first surgeons certified in Georgia for in-office Sinuplasty, Dr. Dillard is widely regarded as one of the most experienced Sinuplasty surgeons in the country. Several salient News Broadcasting programs, including Sky Magazine, Atlanta Medicine, The Journal of the Medical Association of Atlanta, as well as radio stations WGKA and WAFS have featured Dr. Dillard’s innovative Balloon Sinuplasty procedure. Dr. Dillard has also been awarded multiple research grants and has given many presentations at various prestigious national academic meetings. Additionally, Dr. Dillard has been interviewed by WebMD.com and Sirius XM Doctor Radio, and has recently published a book, entitled Freedom From CPAP, which explains sleep apnea and the different treatment options available to patients. For more information about Dr. Dillard’s credentials, feel free to view his CV.
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Learn more about sleep apnea and your treatment options with Dr. Dillard's Book, "Freedom from CPAP: Sleep Apnea Hurts, the Cure Doesn’t Have To."
Dr. Joel Alexander
Dr. Joel Alexander, FAOCO has been practicing Ear, Nose & Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery in Decatur since 1987, and recently joined Sleep and Sinus Centers of Georgia in order to concentrate his expertise on sleep and sinus treatment and procedures. Dr. Alexander has been performing Balloon Sinuplasty since 2010 and is adept at performing these procedures both in the operating room and in his office.
Dr. Alexander graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and did his residency in Otolaryngology in New Jersey. He is board certified and is a Fellow of both the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery and the American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery. He treats all ages from newborns to the elderly for all aspects of ear, nose and throat problems.
Dr. Alexander is past Chief of Surgery at Northlake Regional Medical Center and past Subsection Chief of Otolaryngology at Dekalb Medical. He maintains staff privileges at several Atlanta area hospitals including CHOA and Northside Hospital. He is currently a Clinical Instructor for Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia Campus and has medical students rotate in his office throughout the year. He attends courses regularly to stay abreast of the latest trends in Ear, Nose and Throat diagnosis and treatments, both medical and surgical.
Dr. David L. Edwards
Dr. Edwards received his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and completed residencies in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Edwards is board certified in Otolaryngology by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has been a practicing ENT specialist for over 35 years and has a special interest in sinus health. Dr. Edwards has extensive experience in the minimally invasive Balloon Sinuplasty procedure performed in the office.
Dr. Edwards treats a variety of ENT CONDITIONS
- Acute Sinusitis
- Bell's Palsy
- Chronic Sinusitis
- Deviated Septum
- ENT Cancer
- Enlarged Turbinates
- Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Head & Neck Cancer
- Oral Cancer
- Sleep Disorders
PROCEDURES performed by Dr. Edwards include
- Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
- Balloon Sinuplasty
- ENT Surgery
- Ear Surgery
- Ear Tube Placement
- Head and Neck Surgery
- Intranasal and Sinus Procedures
- Nasal Septum Surgery
- Sinus Surgery