Otolaryngology Residency Program

Recent Graduates

Graduates from the Vanderbilt University Otolaryngology Residency Program have many options regarding the next step in their career. The highly regarded training received by our residents and the breadth of the Vanderbilt Otolaryngology alumni network provide our graduating residents with a diversity of post-residency opportunities. From 2004 through 2013, 50% (18) of our graduating residents elected to enter private practice and 50% (18) decided to pursue additional specialty training in fellowship.


Jim Bekeny, MD 
Head & Neck Fellowship, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Latif Dharamsi, MD
Private Practice, Marietta, GA

Scott Greeene, MD
Private Practice, Tampa, FL

Elizabeth Pearce, MD
Private Practice, Portland, ME 


Andew Beckler, MD
Facial Plastic Fellowship, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Joshua Mitchell, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship, Children's Hospital & Clinics, Minneapolis, MN

Tara Ramachandra, MD
Facial Plastics Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 

Mark Van Deusen, MD
Private Practice, Marietta, GA 


Joe Hall, MD 
Private Practice, Columbus OH

Brannon Mangus, MD 
Private Practice, Murfreesboro TN

Ted McRackan, MD 
Neurotology Fellowship, House Ear Institute, Los Angeles CA

Harry Wright, MD 
Facial Plastic Fellowship, University of South Florida, Tampa FL


Sanjay Athavale, MD
Fellowship Head & Neck Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia 

Benjamin Johnston, MD
Fellowship Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery/Microvascular Reconstruction, Vanderbilt

Nicholas Stowell, MD
Charlotte, NC

Jay Young, MD
Jackson, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi Department of Otolaryngology


Christopher Mantle, MD
Nashville, TN
Theodore Schuman, MD
Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Otolaryngology
Erik Swanson, MD
Charleston, SC
Charles Wright, MD
Nashville, TN



Lesley French Childs, MD
Fellowship Laryngology and Professional Voice, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia/Cornell)
Assistant Professor, UTSW (Dallas) Department of Otolaryngology
Jonathan Moss, MD
Charlotte, NC
Amy Whigham, MD
Fellowship Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's National Medical Center (D.C.)
Assistant Professor, Wake Forest Department of Otolaryngology
Maria Wittkopf, MD
Fellowship Pediatric Otolaryngology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Chicago, IL 


Michael Falcone, MD
Charlotte, NC
Ryan Kauffman, MD 
Marietta, GA
Sarah Rohde, MD 
Fellowship Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery/Microvascular Reconstruction, Vanderbilt
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Department of Otolaryngology
Vikas Singh, MD 
Staff Physician Kaiser Permanente, Atlanta, GA


Matthew Conoyer, MD 
St. Louis, MO
Gabriela Sanchez, MD 
Seattle, WA
Dan Van Himbergen, MD
Richmond, VA


Richard Barnett, MD
Staff Physician, Eglin Air Force Base, FL
Bryan Davis, MD
Colorado Springs, CO
Justin Wittkopf, MD
Fellowship Otology/Neurotology, Vanderbilt
Chicago, IL
Christopher Wootten, MD
Fellowship Pediatric Otolaryngology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Department of Otolaryngology


Anton Chen, MD
Staff Physician, Kaiser Permanente, Sacramento, CA
Matthew O'Malley, MD
Fellowship Otology/Neurotology Vanderbilt
Assistant Professor, University of Florida Department of Otolaryngology
Jeremy Vos, MD
Iowa City, IA


Seth Cohen, MD
Fellowship Laryngology/Voice, Vanderbilt
Assistant Professor, Duke University Division of Otolaryngology
Jeffrey Cutler, MD
Fellowship Rhinology, Vanderbilt
Denver, CO
David Harley, MD
Fellowship Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Methodist Hospital (Houston, TX)
Asheville, NC


CW David Chang, MD
Fellowship Facial Plastic Surgery, University of Miami
Assistant Professor, University of Missouri Department of Otolaryngology
Shashidhar Kusuma, MD
Fellowship Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
Fort Lauderdale/ Miami, FL
Liesl Nottingham, MD
Fellowhip Head and Neck Oncologic Research, NIH
Staff Physician for the NIH/NIDCD, Division of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Oncology
NIH, Bethesda, MD


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