A Hearing Center with Real Physician Oversight
In order for patients to achieve full benefit from hearing aids, ear conditions that can affect comfort as well as ear health need to be evaluated and monitored. Collaboration with our physician partners allows treatment of common ear conditions such as outer ear infections, excess ear wax and other ear diseases. Advanced Hearing Aids boasts active physician oversight unlike many other hearing aid salesmen. Dr. Andris Golde, Dr. Samuel Mickelson, and Dr. Aaron Rogers are respected Board-Certified Otolaryngologists (Ear, Nose, & Throat doctors) in practice. Collectively our physicians serve the role of medical director, help to ensure appropriate medical treatment when needed, and review each and every client’s case along with our Audiology staff.
Andris Golde M.D., C.M. F.R.C.S.C. F.A.C.S.
Dr. Andrew R. 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. Dr. Golde subsequently served as a lecturer on the academic staff in the Department Otolaryngology at the University of Toronto until moving to Atlanta in 1995. He currently holds a faculty appointment as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Emory University.
Dr. Golde is also on the guest faculty at the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and is a well known speaker in the medical community in Atlanta. He has taught surgeons from across the country how to properly perform the most advanced surgical techniques to manage sleep related breathing and nasal disorders. He is one of a handful of surgeons in the country currently developing and performing robotic surgery techniques for disorders the head and neck region. His scope of practice includes functional and cosmetic nasal surgery, three-dimensional computer assisted endoscopic sinus surgery, medical and surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnea, surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, voice restoration surgery, treatment of head and neck tumors, and management of hearing loss. He is also one of the few physicians in Georgia that treats spasmodic dysphonia using laryngeal Botox injections. His practice includes both adult and pediatric patients.
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 both the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons. He is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. He has published numerous research articles in professional journals and co-authored a chapter in a textbook on thoracic surgery, as well as performed prize-winning basic science research in the field of soft tissue reconstruction.
Dr. Golde has been in private practice in Atlanta since 1995 and has established a reputation of excellence in the field of ear, nose and throat disorders among his peers and thousands of patients. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Patients’ Choice Award as one of Georgia’s favorite physicians, has been named as one of America’s Top Physicians by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, and is listed as one of the “Best Doctors in America” in the field of Otolaryngology. He has also been named one of the top thyroid surgeons in the state of Georgia and is the recipient of the patient care award from Georgia Otolaryngology Associates for extraordinary patient service and care.
Dr. Golde is on medical staff at Northside Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Center of Atlanta, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, and Perimeter Surgery Center in Dunwoody.
Samuel Mickelson M.D., F.A.C.S., A.B.S.M.
Dr. Samuel A. Mickelson earned his Bachelor’s degree with high distinction in 1978 and completed his medical degree in 1982, both at the University of Michigan. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in 1987.
Following residency, he served as the Residency Training Program Director in the Department of Otolaryngology at Henry Ford Hospital from 1987 to 1996. Since 1996, he has been in Atlanta, Georgia where he is the Director of The Atlanta Snoring and Sleep Disorders Institute, Medical Director of Advanced Sleep Laboratories and physician member of Advanced Ear Nose & Throat Associates. His clinical practice focuses exclusively on the diagnosis and treatment of snoring and sleep apnea and nasal and sinus disease.
Dr. Mickelson is Board Certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has served as an examiner for the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Examination. He is a past chair of the Sleep Disorders Committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and is an active member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Mickelson has a special interest in the non-surgical (CPAP, BiPAP, AutoPAP and adjustable oral appliances) and surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnea with experience in a variety of advanced surgical procedures such as Somnoplasty, Injection Snoreplasty, palatal implants, laser palatal surgery, robotic tongue reduction, genioglossus and hyoid advancement, hypoglossal nerve stimulation, and adjustable tongue suspension. As sleep lab Medical Director, he oversees and interprets both in home and in lab sleep studies. He also has expertise in endoscopic surgery for nasal and sinus disease, ear surgery, and head and neck cancer.
His research interests have led to publications in many professional journals, and books. Dr. Mickelson has also presented numerous papers at local, state and national society meetings and has been an invited speaker at many instructional courses on the management of snoring, sleep apnea and sinusitis.
Dr. Mickelson has been named as one of the best doctors in Atlanta by the Atlanta Magazine for 2001 and as one of the best doctors in the United States by Who’s Who since 1996.
Dr. Mickelson has medical staff privileges at Northside Hospital, Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Scottish Rite), Atlanta Outpatient Surgery Center and Perimeter Surgery Center.
G. Aaron Rogers, M.D. F.A.C.S.
Dr. Aaron Rogers completed medical school at the University of South Florida with Honors in Research and Alpha Omega Alpha distinctions. Subsequently Dr. Rogers was selected to attend the Emory University residency in Otolaryngology in Atlanta. After finishing a general surgery internship in 2006, the next four years were spent completing the Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery training program. His final year at Emory was spent as Chief Resident for the department.
Dr. Rogers is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology. His professional interests include treatments of nasal and sinus conditions, endoscopic skull base procedures, endoscopic voice surgery, neck and throat lesions, and general ear, nose and throat disorders.
Dr. Rogers has written several scientific publications, editor of a nationally-distributed pocket guide for ENT trainees, and authored a chapter in the textbook Skullbase Surgery Techniques and Concepts. Additionally he has presented medical research at many recent leading national scientific conferences.
Dr. Rogers’ personal interests include spending time with his wife Barbara and a myriad of outdoor activities. When not at work he can usually be found running, cycling, playing golf or fly fishing.
Local hospital affiliations include Northside Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Center, Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Perimeter Surgery Center and Meridian Mark Surgery Center. He also volunteers his time teaching other physicians and treating patients at Grady Hospital on a regular basis.
Steven R. Bomeli, M.D.
Dr. Steven Bomeli was raised in Cleveland, Ohio and went to the University of Notre Dame for undergraduate studies. He completed medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. This training included all aspects of comprehensive otolaryngology, in addition to complex head and neck and skull base surgery. During his final two years of residency, he was awarded the outstanding educator award by his peers. After finishing residency, he practiced as a general otolaryngologist outside of Charlotte, NC where he found his passion for thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
He then completed an additional year of advanced fellowship training in complex thyroid and parathyroid surgery at Georgia Regents University. This subspecialty training included nerve monitoring, ultrasonography, and minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques.
Dr. Bomeli is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, and he is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Head and Neck Society, and the American Thyroid Association.
His personal interests include automobile restoration, traveling, and outdoor activities with his wife, son, and daughter.
He has privileges at Northside Hospital, Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Perimeter Surgery Center, and Atlanta Outpatient Surgery Center.