Hospital Affiliations

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Northside Hospital

Practice Locations

PENTA – Atlanta Scottish Rite

PENTA – Cumming

PENTA – Duluth

Appointment Request

Appointment Line
(404) 255-2033

Sivi Bakthavachalam (Baktha), MD

Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon

Licensure / Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Diplomate
  • American Board of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Georgia Composite State Board of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Pediatric Fellowship, Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Residency, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Internship, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Doctor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Boston University, Boston, MA

Special Interests

  • Congenital airway disorders
  • Pediatric airway reconstruction with open and endoscopic techniques
  • Congenital and acquired head and neck masses
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cysts
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Salivary gland surgery (Submandibular gland and Parotid gland)
  • Surgical procedures for drooling
  • Septoplasty
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Nasal Bone Fractures
  • Chronic rhinosinusitis and functional endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Chronic ear disease
  • Tympanoplasty

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