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About North Atlanta ENT & Allergy

North Atlanta Ear, Nose, Throat, and Allergy has been providing comprehensive Ear, Nose and Throat care for Cumming, Alpharetta, Dawsonville, and surrounding areas for over 25 years.

North Atlanta Ear, Nose, Throat, and Allergy treats a wide spectrum of both adult and pediatric ear, nose and throat issues.  The expertise of our multiple providers spans a wide range of specialties that enables us to treat even the most complex medical conditions.

We take pride in being a full-service specialty office with the capability of handling the most complex cases. Our physicians have been trained at the top programs and graduated with honors.

Dr. Joel Hoffman is a double board-certified physician who specializes in rhinology (nasalsinusallergy) and sleep medicine (snoring, sleep apnea). His certification includes the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Hoffman’s practice encompasses all areas of general Ear, Nose, and Throat for both adult and pediatric patients. Special interest include facial plastic surgery (rhinoplasty – nose job), Botox and fillers (juvederm) and otoplasty. Dr. Hoffman has hospital privileges at Northside Hospital and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Dr. Mark B. Van Deusen is trained in all aspects of otolaryngology and is now seeing patients in Alpharetta. His passion for practicing otolaryngology is evident in his many interests. He enjoys treating patients with sinus disease, nasal obstruction, and allergies. When medical management fails, Dr. Van Deusen is skilled in endoscopic sinus surgery, septoplasty, and rhinoplasty techniques. In some cases, Dr. Van Deusen is able to perform in-office sinus procedures to improve sinus drainage and improve nasal breathing.

Dr. Preston Imhof is a distinguished professional in the field of Otolaryngology – head and neck surgery. With board certification under his belt, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to all facets of general Otolaryngology. His primary concentration lies in sinus disease, sinus surgery, nasal conditions, and allergies, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to addressing these common yet challenging health issues. Understanding the varying degrees of medical severity, Dr. Imhof offers in-office procedures, including balloon sinuplasty for enhanced sinus drainage and a variety of other procedures aimed at improving nasal breathing. This flexible approach ensures that each patient receives personalized, effective treatment tailored to their specific needs.

Dr. Hafiah Eltahir is a distinguished Otolaryngology-head and Neck Surgery professional with degrees from the University of Alabama and Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. Trained at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, she specializes in treating sinonasal and salivary gland diseases, as well as obstructive sleep apnea. Certified in Inspire implantation surgery, she aims to expand the Inspire sleep program at North Atlanta ENT and Allergy. In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with loved ones. She welcomes new adult and pediatric patients in metro-Atlanta.

Dr. Chris Lord leverages his background in biomedical sciences along with his broad-based clinical training to deliver excellent evidence-based medical and surgical treatments for his patients across the full spectrum of adult and pediatric ear, nose, and throat disease. He is passionate about providing top-notch care to all of his patients, and with his caring and attentive bedside manner, strives to be an advocate for adults and children from all walks of life.

Areas of Treatment

  • Adults and pediatrics
  • Ear disease (dizziness,hearing loss, ringing in ears, ear pain, hearing aids)
  • Facial plastics (botox, fillers, rhinoplasty, otoplasty, scar revision)
  • Head and neck surgery (Thyroidectomy, Parotidectomy, Neck dissection, Robotic surgery)
  • Rhinology (sinus problems, nasal blockage, allergy) – Balloon Sinuplasty and nasal valve surgery.
  • Sleep medicine (snoring, sleep apnea, nasal obstruction) – including robotic tongue base surgery for CPAP failure and Somnoplasty.

Mission Statement

North Atlanta Ear, Nose and Throat is committed to providing the highest quality and compassionate Ear, Nose and Throat care, while offering the latest technology available. We strive to treat every patient with integrity and respect, be responsive to our patient’s concerns and stress open communication throughout your treatment progress.

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