Skip directly to content

Medical Team

Text Increase:
Text Increase Normal
Text Increase Large
Text Increase Largest

Exceptional Physicians in Advanced Head & Neck Surgery

J. Scott Magnuson, MD

Dr. Magnuson is board certified in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery and a pioneer in the field of robotic surgery. He specializes in treating patients with tumors or cancer of the head and neck, and is dedicated to ongoing research and the training of other surgeons in this field.

Michael D. Seidman, MD, FACS

Michael D. Seidman, MD, FACS is board certified in otolaryngology and neurotology. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan. After a five-year residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System, Dr. Seidman completed a fellowship in Otologic/Neurotologic and Skull Base Surgery at the Silverstein Ear Research Foundation.

Bruce Haughey, MD, FACS

Dr. Haughey is board certified in otolaryngology and fellowship-trained in head and neck cancer surgery. His clinical interests include cancer and carcinoma of the head and neck, throat, larynx, vocal cords, facial skin cancers, including melanoma, facial head and neck reconstruction, mouth, nose, sinuses and skull, thyroid and parathyroid tumors, parotid, submandibular and other salivary glands (eg. minor glands) disorders, tumors and neoplasms.

James Bekeny, MD

Dr. Bekeny is board certified in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery and fellowship trained in head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck. His clinical interests include head and neck cancer, robotic surgery, microvascular head and neck reconstruction, treatment of vocal cord disorders, and surgical management of sleep disorders.

James S. Atkins, Jr., MD

James S. Atkins, Jr., MD is board certified in neurotology and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), with specialized training in disorders of the inner ear. A Florida native, he received his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine where he went on to complete a residency in Otolaryngology.

Elizabeth Aitken, AuD, FAAA

Elizabeth Aitken, AuD, FAAA, is a clinical audiologist. She received her Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, followed by a Doctorate of Audiology, both from the University of Florida.

Nicole Derda, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Nicole Derda, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA is a highly experienced clinical audiologist specializing in auditory and vestibular disorders. She received her master's degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Memphis, and earned her Doctorate of Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Still University.

Chelsea Humpert, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Chelsea Humpert, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, is a clinical audiologist. She received her Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences, where she graduated with honors, and went on to earn her Doctor of Audiology degree at Indiana University.

Katherine Perry, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Katherine Perry, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, has more than 20 years of experience as a clinical audiologist in a neurotology practice.