J. Trad Wadsworth, MD

Trad Wadsworth, MD    

Vice-Chair, Clinical Operations
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Associate Professor
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery



EDUCATION

BA: Duke University, 1989
MD: University of South Florida College of Medicine, 1993
Internship: Eastern Virginia Medical School, General Surgery, 1994
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School, General Surgery, 1995
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1999
Fellowship: University of Washington, Head and Neck Oncologic and Microvascular/Reconstructive Surgery, 2001

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

State of Georgia medical license
State of Virginia medical license
State of Washington medical license
American Board of Otolaryngology
National Cancer Institute

CURRENT AND FORMER APPOINTMENTS

Associate Professor
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs
Emory University

Former Instructor
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
University of Washington

Former Assistant Professor
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Former Associate Professor
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Eastern Virginia Medical School

HONORS AND AWARDS

Eastern Virginia Medical School Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Best attending Grand Rounds Award
Who's Who in Medicine (Marquis)
America's Top Physicians (Guide to America's Top Physicians)
Gary L. Schechter, MD FACS Faculty Teaching Award, Eastern Virginia Medical School Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Invited Teaching Faculty, AO-CMF

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Otolaryngology (AAO) Endocrine Surgery Study Group
American Head and Neck Society
Association of Community Cancer Centers
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM, inaugural H&N member)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen Craniomaxillofacial Foundation (AO CMF) North America
Georgia Society of Otolaryngology (GSO)
Metro-Atlanta ENT Society (MAES)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Anderson SR, Vaughn A, Karakla D, Wadsworth JT.  "Effectiveness of surgeon interpretation of technetium tc 99m sestamibi scans in localizing parathyroid adenomas."  Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Sep; 134(9):953-7.

Laura A. Marlow LA, Reynolds LA, Cleland CS, Cooper SJ,  Gumz ML, Kurakata S, Fujiwara K, Zhang Y,  Sebo T, Grant C, McIver B, Wadsworth JT, Radisky DC, Smallridge RC, and Copland JA.  Reactivation of suppressed RhoB is a critical step for inhibition of anaplastic thyroid cancer growth.  Cancer Research. 2009 Feb 15;69(4):1536-44. Epub 2009 Feb 10.

Higgins TS, Gupta R, Ketcham AS, Sataloff RT, Wadsworth JT and Sinacori JT.  "Recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring versus identification alone on post-thyroidectomy true vocal fold palsy: a meta-analysis."  AAOHNS October 2009.

Chu MW, Nguyen JH, Wright JD and Wadsworth JT.  "Linear Stapler Closure after Total Laryngectomy: a Case Series."  AAOHNS October 2009.

Ketcham AS, Bak M, Karakla DW and Wadsworth JT.  "Evolution of Parotidectomy Outcomes."  AAOHNS October 2009.

RESEARCH FOCUS

My research focus is on the proteomic analysis of head and neck cancers, reconstruction of head and neck cancer defects, in vivo and in vitro tumor modeling, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and clinical trials for both head and neck malignancies and thyroid malignancies.