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Dr. Meekin & Staff

Dr. Meekin & Staff

Dr. Greg Meekin is a 1988 graduate of Georgetown Medical School where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Meekin entered residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA on July 1988 where he trained in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and received specialized training in Neurologica l Surgery with an emphasis on Otology and Skull Base surgery.

 

USN_-_Diving_OfficerDr. Meekin completed his residency in July 1993 and entered the Air Force where he was stationed at Keesler Air Force Base. During his military career he completed advanced training as a Diving Medical Officer and Navy Diver at the Navy Diving and Salvage Training Center, Panama City, FL, Flight Medicine at the United States Air Force Aerospace Medical Institute, Brooks Air Force Bas e, San Antonio , Texas and Airborne paratrooper training at Fort Benning.

Dr. Meekin is Board Certified in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons . He is also a diving instructor with the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI). Dr. Meekin is a Reserve Officer with the Gulfport Police Department and serves as Medical Officer for the Tactical Team (SWAT).

EducationPast PositionsLicenses & CertificationsPublications

Undergraduate: Indiana University
BA Chemistry, Minor: Biology
May1984

Honors:
Graduate Magna Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa April 1983
Phi ETA Sigma Freshman Honor Society
Alpha Epsilon Delta Honorary Pre-Medical Society
USAF Pre-Health, Health Professions Scholarship
Cadet Group Commander USAF ROTC
Distinguished Graduate USAF ROTC

Medical Degree: Georgetown University
M.D ., May 1988

Honors:
Graduate Magna Cum Laude
Elected Alpha Omega Alpha , Feb 1987
Vice-President of AOA
Recipient of 1988 Georgetown Clinical Society Award
USAF Health Professions Scholarship

POST-GRADUATE SURGICAL TRAINING:
(Residencies at The University of Virginia):

Surgical Internship
June 1988 to June 1989

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery / Neurological Surgery
July 1989 to June 1990

Neurological Surgery
July 1990 to June 1991

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery/Neurological Surgery
July 1991 to June 1992

Chief Resident- Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
July 1992 to June 1993

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:
Aerospace Medicine Primary Course USAF
ACLS Provider Certification
ATLS Provider Certification
Naval Diving Medical Officer
Hyperbaric Chamber Operator
Certified Naval Diver
Airborne Parachutist
National Association Underwater Instructors (NAUI) Diving Instructor
New Techniques: Minimally Invasive Otologic Surgery Sarasota Memorial Hospital Feb 2000

Chief of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Lt Col, 81st Medical Group
Keesler AFB, Biloxi MS

Diving Medical Officer
Division of Hyperbaric Medicine
Naval Operational Medical Institute
Pensacola Naval Air Station

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD

Member, Diving Control Board
Caribbean Marine Research Center
West Palm Beach , FL 33407

Medical-Legal Consultant in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
United States Air Force Surgeon Generals Office

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

National Board of Medical Examiners , July 1989
American Board of Otolaryngology, May 1994

MEDICAL LICENSURE:
Commonwealth of Virginia , Medicine and Surgery
State of Mississippi , Medicine and Surgery

BOARDS/COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:
Co-Director, Keesler Medical Center Head and Neck Tumor Board 1994-1998
Keesler Medi cal Center Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee 1996-2001
Keesler Medical Center Cancer ktivities Committee 1994-2001
Drug Utilization and Review Committee 1996-2001
Chair: Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Program 2000 Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons

SOCIETIES:
Fellow American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 1994- present
Society of Military Otolaryngologists Head and Neck Surgeons 1993- present
Christian Society of Otolaryngology 1993- present
Fellow American College of Surgeons 1997- present
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society 1998- present
Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons 1993- present
National Association of Underwater lnstructers (NAUI)
Divers Alert Network (DAN) Consultant

  1. The Prognostic Value and Pathophysiological Significance of the Rim Sign on Cholescintigraphy: Meekin, Ziessman, Klappenbach: Journal of Nuclear Medicine 1987
  2. The Treatment of Malignant Disease of the Paranasal Sinusses Transcranially: Sagher, Meekin, Reibe, Newman, Jane: Controversies in Skull Base Surgery, Osama Al-Mefty
  3. Intraoperative use of Methylene Blue to localize Parathyroid Adenoma – How I Do It. Laryngoscope, 108: May 1998
  4. The Effect of Topical Epinephrine on Peripheral Nerve Conduction: Miller, Meekin, Murdock: Dept. of General Surgery, Keesler Medical Center: Oct. 2002

 

PRESENTATIONS:

  1. En Bloc Resection of the Pterygo-Maxillary Fosa: Meekin, Newman, Persing, Cantrell: 1991, Virginia Society of Neurological Surgeons
  2. Is it Snot or Not? An Endoscopic Approach to CSF Leaks: Meekin, G.K., C.W., Gross, J.A. Jane: 1993, Virginia Society of Neurological Surgeons
  3. Functional and Cosmetic Considerations in Fibrous Displasia of the Maxilla: Becker, Giles, C.W. Gross, Meekin  1993, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  4. Intraoperative Use of Methylene Blue to Localize Parathyroid Adenome: Southern Section of Triological Society,  Jan 1997
  5. Extended Osteoplastic Frontal Sinus Craniotomy for Resection of Intracranial Epidermoid Tumors: 9th Annual Meeting of North American Skull Base Society – 1998
  6. Bilateral Branchial Cleft Fistulas, Clinical and Surgical Management: Freeman, Meekin: Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons 1997
  7. Fourth Branchial Cleft Fistula Presenting as Recurrent Thyoiditis in a Child: Russi, Meekin: Society of the Air Force Clinical Surgeons 1998
  8. Rhinosinusitis and Allergic Rhinitis: Invited Speaker to Southeastern Association of Physician Assistants, 1999, Beau Rivage Resort, Biloxi, MS
  9. Treatment of Medullary Thyroid Cancer in MEN IIA: Moore, Meekin, Society of the Air Force Clinical Surgeons 2001
  10. Chronic Sinusitis: Invited Speaker, Southeastern Association of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practicioners 2001

POSTERS:

  1. Intranasal Giloma in a Neonate Presenting as Acute Respiratory Distress: Becker, Meekin, Giles, Gross, Academy of ORL-HNS 1993
  2. Surgical Correction of Metopic Synostosis: Shaffey, Persing, Meekin, Jane  American Association of Neurological Surgeons 1991