Thomas N. Guffin, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Thomas N. Guffin, Jr. is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and The Voice Foundation. A native of Atlanta, Dr. Guffin graduated from Emory College of Emory University.
He then earned his doctorate in medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. After internship at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals and a fellowship in swallowing disorders at Emory, he served his residency in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at State University of New York Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn, NY. There he authored multiple articles and textbook chapters. Afterwards, Dr. Guffin returned to Atlanta to practice general otolaryngology. A tenor himself, Dr. Guffin has a special interest in the voice.
His patients include classical singers at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, La Scala in Milan, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Paris Opera. He also treats pop singers, gospel singers, actors, and professional speakers. He has a particular interest in the welfare of local Atlanta performers. To this end, he actively supports the Atlanta Opera, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Lyric Theatre, the Capitol City Opera, the Cartersville Opera, and Spivey Hall.
He is on the board of trustees of Cartersville Opera, the Harrower Opera Workshop at Georgia State University, and the Southeastern Festival of Song. Dr. Guffin often gives lectures to professional and civic groups. He enjoys giving speeches at singing workshops. Dr. Guffin is Chief of Surgery at Emory-Adventist Hospital. He is also on the staff of Windy Hill Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the East-West Surgery Center, and Milton Hall Surgery Center.
"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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