Michael Groves

Associate Professor

Michael Groves

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Otolaryngology

Bio

Assistant Professor and Residency Program Director, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Augusta University

  • (706) 721-6100
  • (706) 721-0112
  • BP 4109

Education

  • MD, Medicine University of Michigan, 2006

  • BA, Psychology, General Harvard University, 2001

Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology – Certificate Number 20728 2012

  • PHY 2018

  • PHY Ga Comp Med Brd, 2011

  • PHY License Number 65664 Ga Comp Med Brd, 2011

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teaching Award for Undergraduate Medical Education Medical College of Georgia, 2018

  • Exemplary Teaching Award for Graduate Medical Education Medical College of Georgia , 2014

  • Best Doctors in America 2013

  • Graduate – Georgia Physicians’ Leadership Academy Medical Association of Georgia, 2013

  • Outstanding Resident Teaching Award Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RSUR 5002

    Otolaryngology
  • SURG 5254

    Otolaryngology Extn.
  • SURG 5007

    Surgery Sub-I
  • PHAS 5136

    Otolaryngology

Teaching Interests

Salivary gland surgery including minimally invasive sialoendoscopy, congenital neck masses, adenotonsillar disease, and major head and neck cancer surgery.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Head and Neck Cancer Soft-Tissue Radiation Necrosis – Diagnostic Challenge, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Workup of Suspected Chest Metastases on 18F-FDG-PET/CT in Head and Neck Cancer: Worth the Wait? , 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Outcomes of Re-application to Otolaryngology Residency: A Prospective Survey Study, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Changes in Pediatric Tracheostomy Tubes exposed to Home Dishwashing, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Fascia Lata Free Flap Anastomosed to the Superior Trochlear System for Reconstruction of the Anterior Skull Base, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Resident and medical student education.

Department Service

  • Clinical Competency Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Program Evaluation Committee 2014 - Present

  • Annual Porubsky Symposium 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Director of Resident Didactic Lecture Series 2011 - Present

  • Associate Residency Program Director 2013 - 2014

University Service

  • Quality and Safety Operations Committee; Medical Staff Office; Augusta University Medical Center 2019 - Present

  • Quality Improvement Subcommittee; Office of Graduate Medical Education 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Universal Hearing Screen Program 2018 - Present

    Role: Student Org Advisor (Professional Org)
  • Patient Safety and Quality Officer; Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2017 - Present

  • Improving Length of Stay through a Timely Discharge Checklist 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor

Professional Service

  • American College of Surgeons 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Journal of Surgery 2012 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Head and Neck Journal 2011 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Young Physician’s Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2011 - 2013

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Annual Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening 2013 - Present

  • Television/Radio Spokesman 2017 - 2017

  • Television/Radio Spokesman 2013 - 2013