Andris R. Golde, MD FACS

Dr. Andris Golde earned his medical degree in 1988 from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed an internship at the University of Ottawa, followed by training in general surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. He then graduated in 1994 from the Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery residency program at the University of Toronto. He has previously served as a lecturer in both the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Toronto and the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, as well as having been a clinical instructor at Emory University. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Augusta University/University of Georgia Partnership

Dr. Golde is board certified in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery by both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons.

Dr. Golde’s scope of practice includes treatment of head and neck tumorsvoice and swallowing problemssalivary gland disordersnasal and sinus diseasesallergysnoring, obstructive sleep apnea, and hearing loss. He performs functional nasal operations, rhinoplasty, endoscopic sinus surgeries including in-office balloon Sinuplasty, endoscopic orbital decompression, multi-level airway procedures to treat obstructive sleep apnea, voice restoration surgery including rehabilitation of vocal fold paralysis, surgery of the parotid and submandibular salivary glands, surgery for thyroid and parathyroid disorders, and surgical management of head and neck cancers including trans oral robotic surgery (TORS). He is also one of the few physicians in Georgia that treats spasmodic dysphonia using laryngeal Botox injections.

Dr Golde has won numerous awards since 2007 for clinical excellence in Otolaryngology from multiple patient and peer-review organizations including Patient’s Choice Award, America’s Top Physician, Best Doctors in America, and Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

  • Tissue Expansion in the Radiated Bed. Golde AR. Plastic Surgery Research Council Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, 5/92.
  • Tissue Expansion in the Radiated Bed. Golde AR. The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, London, Ontario, 5/92.
  • Two “Plus” Tissue Expansion for One: The Potential of Capsular Skin and Skin Graft of the Capsule in Reconstructive Surgery. Golde AR. The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, London, Ontario, 5/92.
  • The Oxygen Optode – An Improved Method of Assessing Flap Blood Flow and Viability. Golde AR. The Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, 5/93.
  • The Effects of Medication and Travel on the Voice – Voice Wellness Workshop, Golde AR. The Evelyn Trammell Speech and Swallowing Disorders Center, Atlanta, GA, 9/95.
  • Pediatric Sinusitis. Golde AR. National Association of Nurse Practitioners Regional Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 5/96.
  • Laryngeal Botox Update. Golde AR. Medical Association of Georgia Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 9/97.
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea . Golde AR. Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Nursing Education Conference, Marietta, GA, 10/97.
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia Diagnosis and Treatment. Golde AR. Evelyn Trammell Speech and Swallowing Disorders Center, Atlanta, GA, 8/01.
  • Evaluation and Management of the Thyroid Nodule. Golde AR. Medical Association of Georgia Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 9/05
  • Pediatric Sinusitis. Golde AR. National Association of Nurse Practitioners Regional Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 5/1996.
  • The Effects of Medication and Travel on the Voice. Golde AR. Spellman University Faculty of Music series at the Evelyn Trammell Speech and Swallowing Disorders Center, Atlanta, GA, 10/1996.
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea . Golde AR. Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Nursing Education Conference, Marietta, GA, 10/1997.
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia Diagnosis and Treatment. Golde AR. Evelyn Trammell Speech and Swallowing Disorders Center, Atlanta, GA, 8/2001.
  • Nasal Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Golde AR. Annual Surgical Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta, GA, October 2001
  • Nasal Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Golde AR. Annual Surgical Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta, GA, October 2002
  • Anesthesia Implications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Golde AR. Department of Anesthesia, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA, March 2003.
  • Nasal Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Golde AR. Annual Surgical Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta, GA, October 2003
  • Nasal Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Golde AR. Annual Surgical Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta, GA, October 2004
  • Nasal Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Golde AR. Annual Surgical Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta, GA, October 2005
  • Nasal Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Golde AR. Annual Surgical Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta, GA, November 2006
  • Padjen AL, Golde AR, Mitsoglou G, Palaic M. Effects of ethanol on synaptic transmission in frog spinal cord. Proc 3rd Internat Conf Mollec and Cellular Mechs Anaesth, 28:1986.
  • Padjen AL, Golde AR, Mitsoglou G, Palaic M. Mechanism of action of ethanol on synaptic transmission in the amphibian spinal cord. Neuroscience Research, 47:12, 1987.
  • Golde AR, Mahoney JL. The Oxygen Optode: An Improved Method of Assessing Flap Bloodflow and Viability. J Otolaryngol 1994: 23(2): 138-144.
  • Golde AR, Mahoney JL, Kerluke L. The capsular flap – a derivative of tissue expansion. (manuscript submitted for publication)
  • Golde AR, Gullane PJ, Irish J. Tracheotomy. In Thoracic Surgery/Esophageal Surgery, Eds. Pearson, Deslauriers, Ginsberg, Hiebert, McKneally, Unschel: 313-320 (Churchill Livingstone) 1995.
  • Golde AR. Rhinoplastic Techniques for the Nasal Valve for the Sleep Apnea Patient. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, invited publication, to be published 2007.