Northwest ENT and Allergy Center – Marietta
80 Lacy Street NW Marietta, GA 30060
Open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
At Northwest ENT and Allergy Center we specialize in otolaryngology. We provide care for patients from across the Marietta area with comprehensive state-of-the-art ENT technology. We routinely evaluate and treat Marietta ENT patients of all ages for a wide range of conditions involving the head, neck ear, nose and throat.
Our physicians specialize in all ENT related diseases from both the medical and surgical side. Utilizing state-of-the-art treatments and procedures our team is commitment to providing compassionate patient care ensures effective relief of your symptoms.
Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Drew M. Locandro received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University. He attended Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, New Jersey, where he specialized in otolaryngology and completed his residency at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. Dr. Locandro has extensive experience with common ENT procedures and special expertise with nasal/sinus surgery, cosmetic nasal surgery, and advanced ear surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
Shatul L. Parikh, M.D.
Dr. Shatul Parikh, an Atlanta native, received his undergraduate degree from Emory University, and completed his medical studies at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Parikh returned to Emory University to complete his residency in Otolaryngology.
Dr. Parikh is a nationally recognized expert in minimally invasive thyroid/parathyroid surgery. Currently an instructor for the American Board of Otolaryngology, Dr. Parikh teaches other surgeons advanced techniques in thyroid/parathyroid surgery. He is also experienced in all routine ENT procedures.
Dr. Parikh is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is also the medical director of Northwest ENT Surgery Center.
Ryan M. Kauffman, M.D.
Dr. Kauffman specializes in allergy, nasal surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, chronic ear surgery, and pediatric otolaryngology.
He was born and raised in Carrollton, Georgia, received his undergraduate degree from the University of West Georgia, attended medical school at Vanderbilt University, and completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Avani P. Ingley, M.D
Dr. Avani Ingley grew up in Vidalia, Georgia, and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia. She completed her medical studies and residency in Otolaryngology at Emory University in Atlanta. Additionally, she was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, one of the nation’s most prestigious medical honor societies.
Dr. Ingley has experience in all routine ENT procedures with special interest in pediatric otolaryngology and nasal/sinus surgery. She is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
Originally from Brazil, Dr. Marcelo Antunes completed his residency in Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. In addition, he completed a Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, as well as ear surgery training in Switzerland. Dr. Antunes is well trained in all aspects of Otolaryngology ¬ Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
In addition to performing cosmetic and reconstructive surgery on the face, he enjoys treating patients with a variety of problems such as nasal obstruction, sinus, allergy and ear conditions. He has extensive training in rhinoplasty, facelift, eyelid, reconstructive, sinus and ear procedures. During his residency, he trained and performed highly complicated procedures with the pioneer in sinus surgery in the United States. He is also well-versed in chronic ear infection and cochlear implant surgeries.
Dr Antunes is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Antunes also speaks Portuguese and Spanish.
Jeffrey A. D’Ambrosio, PA-C earned his Bachelor of Health Sciences degree from Philadelphia University. After graduating with honors, he joined the university’s Physician Assistant Program and later received his Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies, graduating in the top fifth percentile of his class. Jeff has over 11 years of experience in the field of Otolaryngology. He is also Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is licensed by the state of Georgia by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Jeff makes it a priority to translate the most advanced medical information to understandable terms for his patients. It is his goal to address all questions and concerns before a patient leaves the office, ensuring they’ve received the best care possible.