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Dr. Melissa Statham

melissa-stathamDr. Melissa Statham is board certified in otolaryngology and one of only a handful of doctors in America with dual fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology and laryngology. She was one of only four pediatric ENT’s in Atlanta named Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2018.

Dr. Statham was a resident member of the Triological Society, is currently a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, a member of the American Bronchoesophagological Association, and a post-graduate member of the American Laryngological Society.

She earned her medical doctorate (MD) at the University of Louisville. Dr. Statham completed a general surgery internship at the University of Cincinnati in 2004 and her residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati in 2008. She completed her laryngology fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Laryngology and Care of Professional Voice in 2009, and an additional fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in 2010.

Throughout her career, Dr. Statham has published 24 papers, 10 textbook chapters and has been invited to give national and international presentations. She continues to be engaged in lectureships for parents with syndromic conditions, and is involved in educational programs for speech pathologists. She has extensive experience in pediatric and adult voice conditions and has a strong interest in the treatment of airway disorders.

Though Dr. Statham practices the full breath and depth of pediatric otolaryngology, she has a particular interest in pediatric voice disorders, and is one of the only providers in Metro Atlanta who offers pediatric videostroboscopy services. Dr. Statham also sees adults with laryngeal and airway disorders.

A native Kentuckian, Dr. Statham is an avid UK basketball fan. Dr. Statham is the mother of three children, and she feels strongly that being their mother helps her be a better pediatric otolaryngologist on a daily basis. She enjoys camping, hiking, and travel.


Undergraduate Education
Centre College — Danville, KY

Medical Education
University of Louisville — Louisville, KY


University of Cincinnati, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery — Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati, Ohio, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2010

Board Certified
American Board of Otolaryngology

MB6-700 70-414

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