Charles E. Moore, MD


Dr. Moore specializes in otolaryngology and the surgical treatment of cancers of the head and neck with a focus craniomaxillofacial and anterior skull base surgery.

Titles and Roles

Chief of Service, Otolaryngology
Grady Memorial Hospital
Co-Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Emory University School of Medicine
Head and Neck Surgeon
Head and Neck Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Dr. Moore began practicing with Emory Healthcare in 1998 and has been board certified in otolaryngology since 2000. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology, the National Medical Association, the North American Skull Base Society, and the Society of Robotic Surgery, among many other professional organizations.


Dr. Moore earned his medical degree from Harvard University Medical School.  He then completed residencies in general surgery and otolaryngology at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Dr. Moore completed two fellowships, one for facial plastics and reconstructive surgery at the University of Michigan and another for research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.


Dr. Moore's research interests include the investigation of NGN 201 versus methotrexate in patients with refractory squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, the evaluation of outcomes in maxillofacial trauma, the examination of NCAM and uPAR tumors of anterior cranial base, and the repair of mandibular fractures with absorbable plates.  Dr. Moore is also interested in the investigation of factors related to disparities in healthcare, with a particular focus on head and neck cancer incidence in medically underserved communities.



Dr. Moore is the recipient of numerous awards including the Woodruff Fund Clinical Teaching Support Award in Otolaryngology, Teacher of the Year for Excellence in Resident Teaching from the Department of Otolaryngology of Emory University School of Medicine, the Herbert Nickens Award, and the International Cancer Education Conference Award and Travel Grant. Additionally, Dr. Moore has been listed in AcademicKeys Who's Who in Medical Sciences Education, Who's Who for Executives and Professionals, and America's Top Physicians, and he has received a Triological Society Poster Award for the study, "Adolescent Awareness of Risk Factors Associated with Head and Neck Cancer Versus Lung Cancer."

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