J. Trad Wadsworth, MD

Trad Wadsworth, MD    

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

Associate Professor
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery



EDUCATION

BS: 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
William Grist, MD, Faculty Teaching Award, Emory University, Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 

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

Joseph LJ, Goodman M, Higgins K, Pilai R, Ramalingam SS, Magliocca K, Patel MR, El-Deiry M, Wadsworth JT, Owonikoko TK, Beitler JJ, Khuri FR, Shin DM, Saba NF. "Racial disparities in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue among women: A SEER data analysis." Oral Oncol. 2015 Jun;51(6):586-92. Epub 2015 Apr 10.

Pohar S, Demarcantonio M, Whiting P, Crandley E, Wadsworth JT, Karakla D. "Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube dependence following chemoradiation in head and neck cancer patients." Laryngoscope. 2015 Jun;125(6):1366-71. Epub 2015 Feb 3.

Kendi AT, Corey A, Magliocca KR, Nickleach DC, Galt J, Switchenko JM, El-Deiry MW, Wadsworth JT, Hudgins PA, Saba NF, Schuster DM. "18F-FDG-PET/CT parameters as imaging biomarkers in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma, is visual analysis of PET and contrast enhanced CT better than the numbers?" Eur J Radiol. 2015 Jun;84(6):1171-6.

Prabhu RS, Hanasoge S, Magliocca KR, Hall WA, Chen SA, Higgins KA, Saba NF, El-Deiry M, Grist W, Wadsworth JT, Chen AY, Beitler JJ. "Lymph node ratio influence on risk of head and neck cancer locoregional recurrence after initial surgical resection: Implications for adjuvant therapy." Head Neck. 2015 Jun;37(6):777-82. Epub 2014 Apr 30.

White LJ, Zhang H, Strickland KF, El-Deiry MW, Patel MR, Wadsworth JT, Chen AY. "Factors associated with hospital length of stay following fibular free-tissue reconstruction of head and neck defects: Assessment using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) Criteria." JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

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.