Ear, Nose, & Throat of Northwest Georgia is made up of a team of professionals dedicated to providing the best quality healthcare in a responsive and caring environment. Our otolaryngologists are all board certified with years of experience in the profession. They work in concert with nurses and office staff who work hard to understand your health issues quickly and apply the appropriate treatment to get you back to your optimal health.


Dr. Raymond Howard, III

Dr. Raymond Howard received his Medical Doctorate degree from the University Of Missouri School Of Medicine.  He is a graduate of Harvard University.  Dr. Howard completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the State University in New York.  He is a board certified Otolaryngologist and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.


Debbie Garrett, M.C.D., CCC-A

Debbie Garrett, M.C.D., CCC-A, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology and her Masters degree in Communication Disorders from Auburn University.  She is the Audiologist and Hearing Specialist.  Debbie is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association, the American Academy of Audiology, and the American board of Audiology.


Alissa McGee, MMS, PA-C

Alissa McGee received her Masters of Medical Science from the College of Health Professions at Mercer University. She also graduated with a Bachelors degree in Health Sciences from Mercer University. Alissa is a member of the Society of Physician Assistants in ENT in Otorhinolaryngology, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants.



Kerri Whittenburg, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Kerri Whittenburg is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She recieved her Masters of Science in Nursing from Kennesaw State University. She is also a graduate of Emory University. Kerri is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is a lifelong resident of Bartow County, has two children and is an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan.