Kristan Alfonso, MD

Gender

Female

Language

English

Kristan Alfonso, MD, joined Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University as Assistant Professor in summer 2019. She came to Georgia from Houston, where she completed her fellowship training and served as a pediatric otolaryngologist at Texas Children’s Hospital.

Prior to her fellowship, Dr. Alfonso earned a medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, followed by residency training in otolaryngology at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

Dr. Alfonso has experience and interests in the field of pediatric otolaryngology, including but not limited to sensorineural and conductive hearing loss, cochlear implantation, chronic ear disease, microtia, abnormalities of the external ear, nasal and sinus disease, salivary gland disease, airway disorders, as well as congenital and acquired head and neck masses.

In her spare time, you will find Dr. Alfonso cycling, reading, doing yoga and traveling.

Locations

Childrens Physician Group - Otolaryngology

Center for Advanced Pediatrics, 1400 Tullie Road NE 1st Floor
Atlanta, GA 30329
Get Directions 404-785-5437

Focus of Practice

  • Pediatric ear, nose and throat

Areas of Interest

  • Sensorineural and conductive hearing loss, cochlear implantation
  • Chronic ear disease, like cholesteatoma
  • Microtia, aural atresia, and other abnormalities of the external ear
  • Nasal and sinus disease, salivary gland disease
  • Airway disorders, congenital and acquired head and neck masses

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Georgia Society of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery

Research Interests

Pediatric hearing loss, congenital abnormalities of the ear, quality improvement in otolaryngology, medical education in otolaryngology