James G. Burson, M.D.
Dr. James Burson is a board certified physician specializing in disorders of the nose, ears, and throat. After practicing for fifteen years with a multispecialty clinic in Newnan, Georgia, Dr. Burson joins the ENT Institute to lead our new office in Peachtree City, Georgia.
Dr. Burson is a native of Carrollton, Ga. where he attended Carrollton High School. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in pre-medicine from Davidson College in 1986. At Davidson he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was recognized as a Distinguished Military Graduate. Dr Burson earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in 1990. He completed his otolaryngology internship and residency at the Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, including Grady Memorial Hospital, in 1995. During his residency he worked with Dr. Jeffrey Gallups, founder and medical director of the ENT Institute, as well as Mr. Keevil Helmly, physician assistant. Together they consulted on the many diverse and challenging cases they encountered in the Grady ENT clinics, the Grady emergency rooms, and hospital wards. While at Emory, Dr Burson also gained extensive experience in endoscopic nasal and sinus surgery, as well as head and neck surgery in both adult and pediatric patients.
In his practice, Dr. Burson has continued to have a special interest in the medical and surgical management of nasal and sinus disorders as well as pediatric medicine, allergy diagnosis and treatment, and disorders of the ear, including hearing loss and vertigo. Dr. Burson has been recognized as a "Top Doc" of otolaryngology in Coweta County by Lifestyle Magazine for multiple years. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology, and Medical Association of Georgia and the Metro Atlanta Otolaryngology Society.
Dr. Burson and his wife Karen reside in Newnan, Georgia. He is an active member of his community and church.
Along with the other physicians at the ENT Institute, Dr. Burson believes in a multidisciplinary approach to achieve superior outcomes for his patients. His goal is to provide the highest quality care with state of the art equipment, technology, and current training in his field.
"Dr. Joseph, thank you for being so attentive to our little girl. She told all her friends that a Princess took out her tonsils, (she says you look like Princess Jasmine). From day one- We felt safe with you as her surgeon. As a parent, it was such a relief to know she was being cared for and felt a sense of security in your care."
- Georgette, Newnan, GA
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