Adam Thompson-Harvey, MD
On July 1, 202e we welcomed Dr. Adam Thompson-Harvey as our Neurotology Fellow. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, he returned home to receive his medical education from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He then completed his otolaryngology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He has a passion for academic medicine. His clinical interests include all aspects of neurotology, with a special focus on vestibular disorders and skull base surgery. His current research interests include novel applications of vestibular function testing and investigating noncognitive performance and wellbeing among graduate medical trainees. In his free time, Dr. Thompson-Harvey enjoys spending time with his wife Alex, playing tennis, DJ-ing, snowboarding, kayaking, and traveling.
Katherine Gossett, MD
Dr. Katherine Gossett is our new Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Georgia and returned home to attend University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for medical school. She completed her Otolaryngology residency training at Medical University of South Carolina. She is excited to be at UVA for fellowship, as her clinical interests lie in facial nerve reanimation, complex nasal reconstruction, and Mohs reconstruction. Her current research interests include utilizing mindfulness and meditation in the non-flaccid facial paralysis population. In her free time, Katherine enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, reading and cooking.
Connor O’Meara, MD, PhD
Dr Connor O’Meara is our Head & Neck Oncology and Microvascular Fellow who will join UVA in September of this year. After receiving his undergraduate degree with the University of Melbourne (Australia), he completed his medical education at the Australian National University School of Medicine. He then completed his Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Training via the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He has a passion for academic surgery and has previously completed a PhD and Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Immunology & Vascular Biology. His clinical interests include all aspects of Head & Neck Oncology, with a special interest in cutaneous, oral cavity, sinonasal and laryngeal cancer; including techniques to reconstruct to optimize function and aesthetic appearance. His current research interests include biomarkers to identify occult metastasis in the node negative neck and the development of novel small molecule immunotherapy agents for cancer therapy. Connor thoroughly enjoys teaching medical students and specialty trainees. In his free time, he focuses on spending time with his busy fiancé Dilini (Developmental Pediatrician) and gregarious 3-year-old son Idris. He also enjoys snowboarding, surfing, and nature walking.
Jieun Lee, MD
Joining us from Seoul, Korea is our Rhinology and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Fellow, Dr. Jieun Lee. Dr. Lee completed her otolaryngology residency and fellowship training at The Seoul National University. Dr. Lee arrived in October of 2021 as a visiting scholar for her 1-year fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery before starting her current fellowship. Her clinical interests include facial reconstruction, reanimation and rhinoplasty. In her free time Dr. Lee enjoys spending time with her kids, traveling, cooking, playing violin.