Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

 

Specialty:

Specialty: Endoscopic sinus surgery, tonsillectomy, thyroid surgeries, salivary gland surgeries, sleep surgeries.

 

Contact Information:

  • Appointments: (984) 974-6484 opt. 2
  • Surgery Scheduler: Phyllis Dixon (919) 966-9153
  • Administrative Coordinator: Donna Woodard (919) 843-3628

 

Education:

Duke University, Durham, NC- BS, Psychology cum laude. 2003-2007

UNC at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill , NC- MD. 2007-2012

Georgetown University Hospital Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, Washington, DC- Internship, Department Chair: Dr. Bruce J. Davidson. 2012-2013

Georgetown University Hospital Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, Washington, DC- Residency, Department Chair: Dr. Bruce J. Davidson. 2012-2017

 

Professional Experience:

Assistant Professor (2017-Present)

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Chapel Hill, NC

 

Recent Honors:

Georgetown University Hospital Department of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, Administrative Chief Resident. 2016-2017

Georgetown University Hospital Department of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, Hugh O. De Fries Award. 2016

Georgetown University Hospital Department of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, Resident Research Award. 2015

13th Symposium on Cochlear Implants In Children, Mentored Doctoral Student Award. 2011

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Carolina Medical Student Research Program. 2008

 

Recent Publications:

Choudhury, B., Adunka, O.F., DeMason, C.E., Ahmad, F.I., Buchman, C.A., Fitzpatrick, D.C. Detection of Intracochlear Damage During Cochlear Implantation in the Setting of a Noise Induced Hearing Loss Gerbil. Otol Neurotol. 2011 Oct; 32(8): 1370-8.

Ahmad, F.I., DeMason, C.E., Choudhury, B., Adunka, O.F., Finley, C.C., Fitzpatrick, D.C. Detection of Intracochlear Damage During Electrode Insertion using Extracochlear Measurments in the Gerbil. Laryngoscope 2012 Mar; 122(3): 636-44

DeMason, C.E., Ahmad, F.I., Fitzpatrick, D.C., Choudhury, B., Wang, J., Buchman, C.A., Adunka, O.F. Electrophysiological Properties of Cochlear Implantation in the Gerbil using a Flexible Array. Ear and Hearing 2012 Jul-Aug; 33(4): 534-42.

Ahmad, F.I., DeMason, C.E., Teagle, H.F.B., Henderson, L., Adunka, O.F., Buchman, C.A. Cochlear Implantation in Children with Post-lingual Hearing Loss. Laryngoscope 2012 Aug; 122(8): 1852-57.

Duah, V., Huang, Z., Val, S., DeMason, C.E., Poley, M., Preciado, D. Younger Patients with COME are more likely to have mucoid middle ear fluid containing mucin MUC5B. Submitted to International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. August 2016.