Gregory Postma, MD

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Gregory Postma, MD

Otolaryngology
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

Gregory Postma, MD

Dr. Gregory Postma is Professor and Vice-Chairman in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and is the Director of the Center for Voice, Airway and Swallowing Disorders since 2005. In 1984, Dr. Postma received his medical degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993. Following two years as faculty at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth Virginia, he took a fellowship in laryngology and professional voice at Vanderbilt University and joined the faculty at Wake Forest in 1996. Dr. Postma's clinical interests span the entire field of laryngology. These include voice disorders, professional and singing voice care, dysphagia and complex swallowing disorders, airway surgery and reconstruction, spasmodic dysphonia, extraesophageal and gastroesophageal reflux, and chronic cough. In addition, he is one of the pioneers in the area of in-office surgery including transnasal esophagoscopy and un-sedated laryngeal and airway laser surgery. This work has revolutionized the care of individuals with a host of voice and swallowing problems at a fraction of their previous costs. He is a past President of the American Broncho-Esophagologic Association (ABEA), the Dysphagia Research Society and the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology. He is the author or co-author of 100 peer-reviewed publications and has written 50 chapters and invited articles as well as edited 3 books. He has given more than 600 presentations on a wide array of laryngologic topics. He has been selected as one of Americas Top Doctors, a reference that identifies the top 1 % of physicians in the nation, for the past fourteen years.

  • Clinical Interests

    Laryngology
    Voice and swallowing disorders
    Professional and singing voice care
    Dysphagia and associated swallowing disorders
    Airway surgery and reconstruction, spasmodic dysphonia
    Extraesophageal and gastroesophageal reflux
    Chronic cough

  • Research Interests

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

  • Other Info

    Castle Connolly Top Doctor

  • Specialties

    Otolaryngology

    Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

  • Language(s)

    English

Positions

Director and Vice Chairman, Augusta University Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders

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

Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology - Certified, 1994

Education and Training

Medical School: Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, 1984

Residency: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

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Dr. Postma’s Reviews

January 22, 2024

Dr. Postma is an excellent doctor who understands the condition of my xxx and the needs I have. He reminded me again not to have surgery without his imput on the xxx that will be interjected into my xxx. Instructing me to have the physician contact him before any surgical procedure. Appreciate his concern and involvement.

December 31, 2023

Dr. Postma asked questions and listened. He was very easy to talk to and explained things very well.

December 1, 2023

DR was great

October 27, 2023

Bedside care just important as Dr's knowledge and skills in his field giveing pt that concern in the office just as important

October 1, 2023

Dr Postma answered all my questions as usual. He always takes the time to explain everything in words I can understand. I'm grateful that he helped me with my voice xxx.

July 15, 2023

Dr. Postma is excellent doctor that explains things very well and understandsble. Talked about possible affects of upcoming procedure. Allowed me to make decision.

June 16, 2023

Friendly knowledgeable

April 3, 2023

Expert in his field and patient focused an asset to AU

April 3, 2023

Best care ever.

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