Anita Sethna, MD

Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Facial Plastic Surgery (Board certified since 2010)
Otolaryngology (Board certified since 2010)
Plastic Surgery
Areas of Clinical Interest:
chemical peel
cleft lip
collagen injections
cosmetic surgery
dermatologic surgery
eyelid rejuvenation
Facial Plastic Surgery
facial rejuvenation
facial surgery
hair removal
Intense Pulsed Light Therapy
laser therapy
lip augmentation
Mohs procedure
nasal surgery (rhinoplasty)
scar revision
skin cancer
skin care programs
soft tissue implants
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Aesthetic Center at Paces
3200 Downwood Circle, Suite 640
Atlanta, GA 30327
404 778-6880

Emory Clinic at Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
404 778-3381
About Dr. Sethna

Dr. Sethna understands that facial plastic and reconstructive surgery demand a marriage of science and artistry, and she enjoys using precision, skill, and vision to make her patients’ dreams reality. Dr. Sethna’s meticulous attention to detail and her passion for maintaining a natural look ensure optimum results for her patients.

A dedicated teacher, Dr. Sethna is devoted to assisting residents in facial trauma or reconstructive cases at Grady Hospital. She relishes the opportunity to educate residents and medical students in all aspects of patient care. Dr. Sethna has a strong interest in several areas of facial plastic surgery research and has presented at national meetings on the importance of resident and fellow education in rhinoplasty techniques and adjunctive measures to decrease discomfort during cosmetic procedures.

Year Started Practicing: 2009
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2011
Organizational Memberships:
Atlanta Women’s Medical Association, 2010-Present
American Medical Association, 2004-Present
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2004-Present
American Academy of Otolaryngology, 2004-Present
Medical Association of Atlanta, 2010-Present
Major or Recent Publications:

JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2016 Mar. Use of streaming media (YouTube) as an educational tool for surgeons-a survey of AAFPRS members. Schmidt RS, Shi, LL, Sethna, AB

Am J Otolaryngol. 2014 Mar-Apr; 35(2):219-25. Reconstruction of upper lip avulsion after dog bite: a case report and review of the literature. Darei, P Calligas, J Katz E, Etra JW, Sethna, AB

Georgia Society of Otolaryngology, Orlando, FL, “Use of Irradiated Homologous Costal Cartilage Grafts in Rhinoplasty” and “A Review of Ectropion Repair Techniques”, July 2012

American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, Sethna, Anita, MD, Michael Godin, MD; “Botox Adjuvant Treatments”, February, 2011

AAFPRS, Sethna, Anita, MD, Michael Godin, MD; “Closed Techniques for the Open Rhinoplasty Generation”, Fall 2010

Resident Teaching Award 2013

Administrative Chief Resident
Department of Otolaryngology, 2008-2009

AOA Research Award 2004

Presidents Scholarship
Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000
Medical School
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 2004

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA 2005

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA 2009

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA