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Jeffrey D. Carron, MD, FAAP, FACS

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Medical school

  • MD, Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1995

Residency

  • General Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 1997
  • Otolaryngology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 2001

Fellowship

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology, University of Washington Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2002

Clinical interests

Dr. Carron is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He specializes in pediatric otolaryngology.

Research interests

The focus of Dr. Carron's research is newborn hearing screening and cochlear Implants.

Professional activities

Dr. Carron is active in many major specialty societies, such as the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Otolaryngology, American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology, and is currently the president of the Mississippi Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He was instrumental in establishing the first cochlear implant program at UMC and has successfully implanted over 100 children and adults since its inception. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Magnolia Speech School. He is also the medical student program director for the department.

Publications of note

Dr. Carron has over 30 peer reviewed articles and book chapters, and has presented at several national meetings, such as the American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology, Triological Society, and the Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children.