Hospital Affiliations

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Northside Hospital

Practice Locations

PENTA – Atlanta Scottish Rite

PENTA – Alpharetta

PENTA – Duluth

Appointment Request

Appointment Line
(404) 255-2033

Answered from 8:30am-5:00pm

Paula Harmon, M.D.
Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Medical Director of Hearing Loss at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Licensure/Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Georgia Composite State Board of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Fellowship, Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
  • Residency, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Doctor of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA with Honors
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA

Special Interests

  • Pediatric Hearing Loss
  • Cochlear Implantation
  • Chronic ear disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Sleep apnea
  • Sialendoscopy
  • Airway reconstruction
  • Medical mission travel
  • Tongue & lip ties (breastfeeding and speech concerns)

Professional Titles/Appointments

  • Advocate for Hearing Loss Coverage in Georgia, Georgia General Assembly
  • Assistant Research Director, Children Healthcare of Atlanta Hearing Loss Program

Professional Societies/Associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA)
  • American Association of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (AAOHNS)
  • Society of Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children

Publications

A Report of Polymer Surgical Clip Migration Into the Trachea of an Infant

Hagopian T, Harmon P, Clifton M (2014) A Report of Polymer Surgical Clip Migration Into the Trachea of an Infant. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. Jan 2014

Management of Congenital Oral or Oropharyngeal Masses Resulting in Cleft Palate
Rosenthal LS, Drake AF, Harmon PJ, Bell Jr. B, Jalilvand A, et al. (2014) Management of
Congenital Oral or Oropharyngeal Masses Resulting in Cleft Palate. J Otol Rhinol 3:2.
doi:10.4172/2324-8785.1000153

Operative management of choanal atresia: a 15-year experience. Newman JR, Harmon P,
Shirley WP, Hill JS, Woolley AL, Wiatrak BJ. JAMA Otolaryngology Head Neck Surg. Jan 1 2013; 139(1):71-5.

Sutureless repair of a Type I Laryngeal Cleft. Pending publication.

Viral Response to Chemotherapy in Endemic Burkitt Lymphoma
Clinical Cancer Research (March 16, 2010). Tang W, Harmon P, Gulley ML, Shores C, et al. PMID: 20233888