Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Sinking skin flap syndrome in head and neck reconstruction: A case reportOtolaryngology Case Reports.  21. 2021
2021 Evaluation of Surgical Learning Curve Effect on Obstructive Sleep Apnea Outcomes in Upper Airway Stimulation 2021
2020 Upper airway stimulation versus untreated comparators in positive airway pressure treatment-refractory obstructive sleep apneaAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  17:1610-1619. 2020
2020 Tracheotomy in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic 2020
2020 Results of the ADHERE upper airway stimulation registry and predictors of therapy efficacy 2020
2020 Increasing preoperative apnea severity improves upper airway stimulation response in OSA treatment 2020
2019 Previous Surgery and Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea 2019
2019 Upper Airway Stimulation Response in Older Adults with Moderate to Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea 2019
2019 Post-approval upper airway stimulation predictors of treatment effectiveness in the ADHERE registryEuropean Respiratory Journal.  53. 2019
2018 Early feasibility of hypoglossal nerve upper airway stimulator in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices and continuous positive airway pressure-intolerant severe obstructive sleep apneaHeart Rhythm.  15:1165-1170. 2018
2018 Upper Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Results from the ADHERE Registry 2018
2017 Characterizing the utility and limitations of repurposing an open-field optical imaging device for fluorescence-guided surgery in head and neck cancer patientsJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  58:246-251. 2017
2015 A ratiometric threshold for determining presence of cancer during fluorescence-guided surgery 2015
2014 Outcomes of holmium laser-assisted lithotripsy with sialendoscopy in treatment of sialolithiasis 2014
2008 Assessment of bevacizumab conjugated to Cy5.5 for detection of head and neck cancer xenograftsTechnology in Cancer Research and Treatment.  7:61-66. 2008
2007 Assessment of indocyanine green-labeled cetuximab to detect xenografted head and neck cancer cell lines 2007
2007 Free tissue transfer to manage salvage laryngectomy defects after organ preservation failure 2007
2003 Parathyromatosis and recurrent hyperparathyroidismJAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  129:894-896. 2003
2003 QTc prolongation and high-dose olanzapine [3]Psychosomatics.  44:174-175. 2003


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2018 Open Cricopharyngeal Myotomy and Zenker's Diverticulum Repair 2018
2018 Sialorrhea.  185-192. 2018

Research Overview

  • Sleep disorders
    Salivary gland disorders
    Head & neck oncology
    Transoral robotic assisted surgery (TORS)
    Endoscopic sinus surgery
    General otolaryngology
  • Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Internship
  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Louisville 2003
  • Full Name

  • Kirk Withrow