James Thomsen MD
Dr. Thomsen received his undergraduate degree from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana and his medical degree from Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. He completed residencies in surgery and otolaryngology at Albany Medical College and Medical Center in Albany, New York. This was followed immediately by a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology under Dr. Kenneth Grundfast and Dr. George Zalzal at Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
After completion of the fellowship, Dr. Thomsen spent two years on the faculty of George Washington University, Children’s National Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology. While at Children’s, he dealt with the full range tertiary problems including etiology of hearing loss and otitis media, complex head and neck disorders, airway and sinus management.
Dr. Thomsen joined Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat of Atlanta in 1991 and works with a wide range of pediatric otolaryngology problems. He has lectured both locally and nationally on a variety of pediatric ear, nose and throat topics.
Dr. Thomsen is a fellow with the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, a Specialty Fellow with the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his board certification from the American Board of Otolaryngology in October 1988. Dr. Thomsen serves as the Medical Director for Otolaryngology at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and also is active in the medical community, serving on many committees.
Dr. Thomsen practices at our Scottish Rite and Alpharetta locations.