Our Doctors

Our Doctors

Steven Budnick

Steve Budnick is originally from Virginia but has lived in Georgia for 40 years. He is the Medical Director of Atlanta Oral Pathology Laboratory. After graduating from Medical College of Virginia, he completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial pathology at Emory University. He directed the Oral and Head and Neck biopsy service at Emory for 25 years, which served private practice clinicians throughout the United States. He has a special interest in mucosal dysplasia and salivary gland tumors.


Susan Muller

Susan Muller

Susan Muller is a graduate of Medical University of South Carolina School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Muller completed her Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology training at Emory University, and a Head & Neck Pathology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Muller is Professor Emeritus, Emory University School of Medicine. She has lectured extensively on Oral Pathology both nationally and internationally, and has more than 140 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts and 70 textbook chapters on head and neck pathology. Dr. Muller is past President of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and is currently President of the North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology. Since 2008 Dr. Muller has been Editor-in-Chief of Head and Neck Pathology.


Stephanie Wetzel

Stephanie Wetzel is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. After graduation, she practiced general dentistry in Portland, Oregon. Subsequently, Dr. Wetzel completed her training at the largest oral and maxillofacial pathology program in the United States, New York Hospital of Queens. For the past two and half years she has been on faculty at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, participating in an active biopsy service and as Director of the Oral Pathology Patient Clinic. Fulfilling a much-needed service, Dr. Wetzel has a clinical practice treating patients with oral mucosal diseases and difficult oral pathology at DeKalb Hospital in Decatur, Georgia. For information about the Oral Pathology Clinic and appointments please visit www.DrStephWetzel.com