Dr. Griner earned her Bachelor's degree with high honors in Pharmacy
from Purdue University in 1975. She was awarded her medical degree in 1980 at Indiana University. Dr. Griner completed
two years of general surgery at Washington University of St. Louis followed by residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.
Dr. Griner is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology and
a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. In addition, she is a Fellow of the American
College of Surgeons. Other affiliations include memberships in the American Medical Association and the American Academy
of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Griner is active in the local and state Otolaryngology-Head and Neck
Surgery Societies and has served as president of both local and state organizations. She is also active in the national
organization, having served as the Georgia representative on the Board of Governors for six years.
Dr. Griner is the author of several articles in the Otolaryngology specialty
literature. She practices all aspects of Otolaryngology, but particularly enjoys functional surgery of the nose and
Dr. Griner is on the staffs of Emory Eastside Medical Center, Gwinnett
Medical Center, CHOA Outpatient Surgery Center, and Scottish Hoptipal. She resides in Grayson, Georgia with her husband,
Robert W. Griner, MD, JD.
Eric N. Plotnick, M.D., F.A.C.S
Dr. Plotnick earned his
Bachelors degree with honors in Biology from Muhlenberg College in Allentown,
PA in 1983. He went on to earn a Masters degree
in Physiology and Biophysics a year later at Georgetown University. He was awarded his medical degree in 1988, also at Georgetown University School of
Dr. Plotnick completed
two years of General Surgery and four years of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at Eastern
Virginia Medical University
in Norfolk, VA.
Dr. Plotnick is a Diplomate
of the American Board of Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American Academy
of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His other affiliations include membership
in the American Medical Association, the Metro Atlanta Society of Otolaryngology and the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology.
Dr. Plotnick practices all
aspects of adult and pediatric Otolaryngology, both medical and surgical, and particularly enjoys treatment of chronic ear
and sinus disease, and head and neck surgery.
Dr. Plotnick is on the staffs of Emory Eastside Medical Center, Gwinnett Medical Center, Joan Glancy Outpatient
Surgery Center (Duluth), SCA Outpatient Surgery Center of Gwinnett, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
(Scottish Rite Hospital; Outpatient Surgery Center of Gwinnett at Satellite Blvd in Duluth)