Otolaryngology

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Benjamin Greene, Program Director 2018 -

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    Bradford Woodworth, Vice Chairperson 2018 -

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    Do Yeon Cho, Vice Chairperson 2018 -

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    Erin Buczek, Associate Director 2018 -

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    Glenn Peters M.D., Vice Chairperson 2018 -

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    William Carroll M.D., Department Chairperson 2017 -

    William R. Carroll, M.D., the George W. Barber Jr. Endowed Professor and widely-recognized leader in the field of head and neck oncology, has been named the chair of the Department of Otolaryngology in the UAB School of Medicine.

    Carroll has served the department as its interim chair since the Department was established by the UA System Board of Trustees in October 2015. He took the role in a permanent basis on February 15, 2017.

    The Department of Otolaryngology at UAB is a w...

  • Faculty Position

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    Andrew Fuson, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2019 -

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    Artemus Cox III, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Audie Woolley, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 2015 -

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    Ayham Al Afif, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2020 -

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    Benjamin Greene, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Benjamin McGrew, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Bradford Woodworth, Professor (P) 2008 -

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    Brian Kulbersh, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Brian Wiatrak, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 2015 -

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    Bridget Hopewell, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

    2007 B.S. Kansas State University
    2011 M.D. Yale University School of Medicine
    2016 Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery University of Missouri-Columbia
    2017 Fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice Vanderbilt University Voice Center

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    Carissa Thomas, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

    Dr. Thomas joins our faculty after a fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at the University of Toronto. She received both her medical degree and PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine, and then completed her residency at the University of Colorado. Dr. Thomas specializes in head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstruction. Her research interest includes the interaction between the microbiome and head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Dr. Thomas is current...

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    Charles Formby, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Charles Simpson, Professor (P) 2020 -

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    Daniel Rousso, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2015 -

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    Do Yeon Cho, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Edie Hapner, Professor (P) 2020 -

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    Edwyn Boyd, Professor - Clinical (P) 2015 -

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    Erika Walsh, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

    Dr. Walsh joins our faculty following a two year fellowship in Otology/Neurotology at the Michigan Ear Institute. She earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed her residency with us here at UAB. Dr. McGrew had the pleasure of training Erika throughout her residency and advocated for her recruitment, recognizing her skill in managing both common and complex conditions of the ear, temporal bone and lateral skull base. Dr. Walsh is currently accepting new patients and her ...

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    Erin Buczek, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Garima Agarwal, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Gary Turner, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Glenn Peters M.D., Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Harishanker Jeyarajan, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

    Dr. Jeyarajan joins our faculty from Melbourne, Australia. His background is diverse with fellowship and subspecialty training in several key areas including head and neck oncology (UAB), skull base surgery (London, UK) and airway reconstruction (London, UK). We were fortunate to recruit Dr. Jeyarajan back to UAB as a surgical hospitalist. He will take the lead for difficult airway patients and will be positioned to provide care for patients requiring urgent transfer to UAB, in-house consults an...

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    Jason Fleming, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2019 -

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    Jason Warram, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Jessica Grayson, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

    Dr. Grayson will be joining us after the completion of her fellowship in Rhinology and Anterior Skull Base Surgery in Sydney, Australia. She also completed her residency with our department and is skilled in the treatment of complex inflammatory and neoplastic disorders of the nose, sinuses and anterior skull base. Dr. Grayson is currently accepting new patients and her clinic opens mid-August 2019.

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    Kirk Withrow, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Matthew Hoffman, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2020 -

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    Michael Sillers, Professor - Clinical (P) 2015 -

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    Nicholas Smith, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Paul Castellanos, Associate Professor (P) 2005 -

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    Pedram Daraei, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2019 -

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    Susan McCammon, Professor (P) 2018 -

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    William Carroll M.D., Professor (P) 2015 -

    William R. Carroll, M.D., the George W. Barber Jr. Endowed Professor and widely-recognized leader in the field of head and neck oncology, has been named the chair of the Department of Otolaryngology in the UAB School of Medicine.

    Carroll has served the department as its interim chair since the Department was established by the UA System Board of Trustees in October 2015. He took the role in a permanent basis on February 15, 2017.

    The Department of Otolaryngology at UAB is a w...

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Amjad Javed Ph.D., Professor (S) 2016 -

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    Anthony Morlandt D.D.S., M.D., Associate Professor (S) 2018 -

    Anthony Morlandt, M.D., D.D.S., FACS
    Dr. Morlandt was born and raised in Floresville, Texas and graduated from Baylor University. He completed his DDS magna cum laude at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas, and received his MD and internship and residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. Dr. Morlandt then went on to complete a fellowship in head and neck oncology and microsurgery at the University of Flori...

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    Hope Amm Ph.D., Assistant Professor (S) 2017 -

    Dr. Amm received her BS in Biological Sciences from Saint Mary’s College and Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from UAB with a focus on cancer biology and novel therapeutics. Dr. Amm completed the Dental Academic Research Training (DART) program as a post-doctoral scholar in the laboratory of Dr. Mary MacDougall and was a Mentored Experiences in Research, Instruction, and Teaching (MERIT) program Scholar-at-Large, which provided teaching experiences at a minority-partner institution. During h...

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    Kathlyn Powell, Assistant Professor (S) 2016 -

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    Kristen Riley, Professor (S) 2018 -

    Dr. Riley grew up in Huntsville, AL, attended undergraduate at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and medical school at University of Alabama School of Medicine. She completed Neurosurgery Residency at UAB and a fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, England.
    Dr. Riley joined the Neurosurgery faculty in 2004.
    Dr. Riley specializes in non-vascular, cranial neurosurgery including general cranial neurosurgery and:
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    Patrick Louis, Professor (S) 2016 -

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    Peter Waite, Professor (S) 2016 -

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    Quamarul Hassan, Assistant Professor (S) 2016 -

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    Somsak Sittitavornwong, Associate Professor (S) 2016 -

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    Terry Whatley, Associate Professor (S) 2016 -

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    Warren Arrasmith, Associate Professor (S) 2016 -

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    Yedeh Ying M.D., Assistant Professor (S) 2016 -

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