Stil Kountakis

Department Chair

Stil Kountakis

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Otolaryngology

Other Duties

Porubsky Distinguished Chair in Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology

Bio

Edward S. Porubsky Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Director, Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship; Director, Georgia Sinus Center, Augusta University

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

Education

  • Ph.D., Medical Clinical Sci /Graduate University of Crete, 1998

  • MD, Medicine University of Texas Health Sci, 1988

  • BS, Chemical Engineering University of Houston, 1983

Certifications

  • ABO American Board of Otolaryngolo, 1995

  • ABO American Board of Otolaryngolo, 2014

  • GA Medical License 053256 GA Composite Medical Board, 2003

  • TX Medical License H6354 TX Medical Board, 1989

  • PHY GA Composite Medical Board, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Presidential Citation American Rhinologic Society, 2018

  • Poster Presentation First Place Award Triological Society Southern Section , 2017

  • Presidential Citation Triological Society Southern Section, 2017

  • Golden Head Mirror Award American Rhinologic Society, 2015

  • Gerald S. Gussack Memorial Award Georgia Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RSUR 5002

    Otolaryngology
  • SURG 5100

    Basic Clkshp in Surgery SS

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • ENT Core Knowledge, 2017
    Book, Scholarly-New
  • Body Mass Index and Olfactory Fossa Depth in Patients with and without Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Product comparison model in otolaryngology: Equivalency analysis of absorbable hemostatic agents after endoscopic sinus surgery, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Frontal Sinus 2nd Edition, 2016
    Book, Scholarly-New
  • Why sinonasal disease spares the inferior turbinate: An immunohistochemical analysis., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Pathophysiology and pathogenesis of sinusitis, medical and surgical outcomes, immune parameters in sinusitis, allergic fungal sinusitis, pathophysiology of nasal polyps, and leukotrienes in chronic sinusitis.

Department Service

  • Residency Research Committee 2003 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Otolaryngology Clinical Growth Task Force 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Otolaryngology Promotion and Tenure Committee 2003 - 2014

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Otology/Neurotology Search Committee 2007 - 2008

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Laryngology Search Committee 2004 - 2005

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Dean's Committee for Ambulatory Surgery Initiative 2003 - 2004

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • AUMA Finance & Budget Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AUMC Perioperative Services Executive Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AUMC Medical Executive Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AUMC Service Chiefs/Service Lines Directors Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Compensation Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • Southern Alliance for Physician Specialties Continuing Medical Education Board of Directors 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology 2015 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy - American Rhinologic Society Journal Board of Directors 2009 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Board of Directors 2005 - Present

    Role: Other