Ohio State Navbar


Garth Essig, Jr., MD,FACS

Appointments: 614-366-3687 (ENTS)
Garth F. Essig, Jr., MD, FACS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.  His area of expertise includes the surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disease.

Dr. Essig is a second generation central Ohio physician who completed his undergraduate degree at Miami University. He obtained his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health and completed a one year general surgery internship followed by residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Upon completion of his residency training, Dr. Essig was awarded a fellowship in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, under the guidance of Professor William B. Coman FRCS, FRACS.  The focus of the fellowship was in head and neck surgery for both benign and malignant diseases of the head and neck.

In addition to treating benign and malignant lesions of thyroid/parathyroid, Dr. Essig is also available for general adult and pediatric otolaryngology including: sleep apnea surgery, sinus and allergy disorders, nasal obstruction, voice and swallow dysfunction, salivary gland surgery, ear and hearing disorders, head and neck masses and facial trauma.

Dr. Essig holds privileges at the Ohio State University Hospital, James Cancer Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgeons and the American Thyroid Association. 


View Dr. Essig, Jr.'s CV

View Dr. Essig, Jr.'s Patient Care Profile