Dr. David Terris

David J. Terris, MD

Regents’ Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Medical College
of Georgia
Augusta University



Dr. David Terris received his college degree with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Cornell University and his medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from Duke University. He completed residency in Otolaryngology and a fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at Stanford University. Dr. Terris then joined the faculty at Stanford and as an NIH-funded investigator was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure before being recruited to the Medical College of Georgia.

Dr. Terris is a pioneer in minimally invasive and robotic thyroid surgery and has a busy clinical practice that is limited to thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He recently reported the largest single-surgeon experience with parathyroid surgery ever published.

Area of Specialization Parathyroid and thyroid surgery

Clinical Practice Areas of clinical practice limited to parathyroid and thyroid surgery. 

Research Interests Minimally invasive parathyroid and thyroid surgery.

Selected Publications 
Dr. Terris' Publications (via MEDLINE) 

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