Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Atlanta, GA
22 years experience female

Locations

Office

Atlanta, GA

Address

5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Suite 150, Atlanta, GA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

United HealthCare Insurance Company

About

Bio

Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, CA, where she also completed her General Surgery Internship. She completed her Residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery as chief resident at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Witter Hewitt joined ENT of Georgia in May 2006 and is board certified with the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. She recently passed the American Board of Otolaryngology recertification examination 2 years ahead of the scheduled 10 year recertification deadline. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, and the Caribbean Association of Otolaryngology.Her areas of interest are pediatric disorders of the ear, nose and throat, sinus and allergy disorders, sleep disorders, thyroid, salivary glands, disorders of hearing and diagnostic neck surgery. Dr Witter Hewitt utilizes state of the art technology on all of her surgical cases. She performs almost exclusively computer image-guided surgery using the STEALTH navigational system. Her instrument of choice for tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy is the Coblator because of the dramatic reduction in postoperative pain. All of her thyroid and parotid surgeries are performed with the use of the NIM nerve monitoring device. Dr. Witter Hewitt was recently selected as on of America's top physicians by the 2008 Consumer's Research Council of America.  She is accepting new patients in the St. Joseph, Decatur and John's Creek offices of ENT of Georgia and welcomes most major insurance plans. Medical School: Stanford University Residency: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science in Los Angeles, CA (formerly associated with UCLA School of Medicine) Internship: Stanford University Medical Center ENTG Locations: St. Joseph's Hospital DecaturEmory John's Creek

Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Doctor Q&A

182 Answers
77 Agrees
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: The influenza vaccine is specific for the influenza virus and its strains. The common cold is usually due to rhinovirus, and often other viruses. If o ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Immunization: We're you fully immunized? If so, you should be protected. If you don't know and cannot access your immunization records, you can have blood testing d ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Disguise it: Mix the antibiotic with ice cream or yogurt. If this is not feasible, ask your pharmacist to flavor the medication.

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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Witter Hewitt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Witter Hewitt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'll check out Afrin and see if it helps. My left nostril usually blocks up due to allergies.
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I appreciate the advice I will try this as I feel at this point my ear ache is due to sinus drip & allergies it may correct itself
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Had a bleeding hemmarhoid and blood test was normal, they think heat caused nose bleeds. Had not ingested aspirin.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Stanford University School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

America's Top Physicians
Patient's Choice Award, vitals.com
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