Michael Groves

Associate Professor

Michael Groves

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Otolaryngology

Bio

Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, 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 2020

  • 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

  • PHAS 5136

    Otolaryngology
  • RSUR 5002

    Otolaryngology
  • RSUR 5000

    Surgery
  • SURG 5007

    Surgery Sub-I

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

  • The Feasibility of Utilizing Smartphone Flashlights as an Alternative Endoscopic Light Source in Emergency Situations., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Implementation of an Interdisciplinary Tracheostomy Care Protocol to Decrease Rates of Tracheostomy-related Pressure Ulcers and Injuries, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Local Perspectives on ACGME's Early Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic at Sponsoring Institutions and Individual Training Programs. , 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Occult Metastasis in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. , 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Preoperative Stellate Ganglion Block for Perioperative Pain in Lateralized Head and Neck Cancer: Preliminary Results, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Resident and medical student education.

Department Service

  • Clinical Competency Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Resident Education Subcommittee; Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Program Evaluation Committee 2014 - Present

  • Annual Porubsky Symposium 2014 - Present

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

University Service

  • Affiliations Partnership Committee – Operations; Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center 2020 - Present

  • GMEC - Clinical Learning Environment Review Subcommittee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Graduate Resident Education Subcommittee; Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center 2020 - Present

  • 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

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