Adam M. Klein, MD

Adam Klein, MD     

Assistant Professor
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Assistant Director
Emory Voice Center



EDUCATION

BS: Tufts University; Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel, 1994
MD: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1999
Internship: Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2000
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2004
Fellowship: Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, 2005

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

State of Georgia Medical License
American Board of Otolaryngology

CURRENT AND FORMER APPOINTMENTS

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

Assistant Director
Emory Voice Center

Director
Laryngology Fellowship
The Emory Voice Center

Director
International Observational Laryngology Fellowship
Emory Voice Center

Co-Medical Director
Emory University Speech and Swallowing Pathology Division

Administrative Chief Resident
University of Connecticut
Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Instructor
Harvard University Medical School

Assistant in Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital

HONOR AND AWARDS

Special Volunteerism Award, Georgia Speech and Hearing Association
Best Poster Presentation, Honorable Mention.  (Golub JS, Johns III MM, DelGaudio JM, Klein AM.  Preliminary Comparison of an Oropharyngeal Aerosolized pH Probe and a Standard Dual pH Probe for Diagnosis of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux.  36th Annual Symposium:  Care of the Professional Voice.)  The Voice Foundation
The Quality Academy for Leadership for Healthcare Improvement.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
American Broncho-Esophagological Association
American Laryngological Association, postgraduate member
The American College of Surgeons, Fellow
Georgia Society for Otolaryngology
Metro Atlanta Educational Society for Otolaryngology-HNS
Opera Guild of Atlanta
Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Task Force
Voice Foundation

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Shewmaker MB, Hapner ER, Gilman M, Klein AM, Johns MM 3rd.  Analysis of Voice Change During Cellular Phone Use:  A Blinded and Controlled Study.  J Voice.  2009.  Jun 2. Epub

Contag S, Klein AM, Blount A, Johns MM 3rd.  Validation of a laryngeal dissection module for phonomicrosurgical training.   Laryngoscope.  2009 Jan;119(1):211-215.

Hapner ER, Klein AM.  A Synopsis of the Management of Vocal Fold Scar.    Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorder

Mathison C, Villari C, Klein AM, Johns MM 3rd.  Comparison of outcomes and complications between awake and asleep injection laryngoplasty:  A Case-Control Study.  Laryngoscope.  2009 July119(7):1417-23.

Klein AM & Johns MM 3rd.  Laryngeal Dissection and Phonosurgical Atlas.  San Diego: Plural Publishing

STATEMENT OF RESEARCH FOCUS

Improving vocal diagnoses and outcomes via integration of advancements in the biomedical and biotechnological sciences.  Currently focusing on the issues of vocal fold paralysis and vocal fold reanimation.

My clinical service has been to build an active collaboration with the pediatric otolaryngologists at Emory University to create a Pediatric Voice Clinic to diagnose and treat pediatric voice disorders.  Previously, this service was not available and these patients went underserved.