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David J. Terris, MD

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Regents Professor
Augusta University Thyroid Center
1120 15th Street
Augusta, Georgia, United States

Dr. David J. Terris is Regents Professor and Surgical Director of the Augusta University Thyroid Center in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Augusta University. He joined the faculty at Augusta University in September 2002 as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He served as chairman for 12 years before stepping down to focus on his clinical practice.

Dr. Terris earned his medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from Duke University followed by residency in otolaryngology and a fellowship in head and neck oncologic surgery at Stanford University. He is certified in otolaryngology from American Board of Otolaryngology.

Dr. Terris treats all disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid including hyperparathyroidism (primary and renal), goiters, cancer of the thyroid/parathyroid, Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism. Specializing in surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid, Dr. Terris is a pioneer in minimally invasive and robotic-assisted neck surgery.


Representative Publications:

Surgical Management of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve in Thyroidectomy: American Head and Neck Society Consensus Statement

Prospective Evaluation of Endoscopic Approaches to the Thyroid Compartment

Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy: Basic and Advanced Techniques

Ultrasonic Technology Facilitates Minimal Access Thyroid Surgery