Michael Groves

Associate Professor

Michael Groves

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Otolaryngology

Bio

Associate 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

  • Preoperative Stellate Ganglion Block for Perioperative Pain in Lateralized Head and Neck Cancer: Preliminary Results, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Salivary Clear Cell Carcinoma Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Outcomes: A Population-Based Analysis, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Feasibility of Utilizing Smartphone Flashlights as an Alternative Endoscopic Light Source in Emergency Situations, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Radiation Therapy Impact on Lymph Node Yield in Patients with Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, 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

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

  • Augusta University Medical Associates Board of Directors 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • 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

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