Dr. Artemus J. Cox III

faculty coxAssociate Professor of Surgery
Diplomate American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Contact Information:
Phone: 205-934-9766  Fax: 205-934-3993
Email: acox@uabmc.edu

Administrative Support:  
Laura Franks

Schedule Appointment:  

Physical Address:
563 Boshell Building
1808 7th Ave. South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Clinic Addresses:         
The Kirklin Clinic
2000 6th Ave. South
Birmingham, AL 35249
Mailing Address:       
BDB 563
1720 2nd Ave. South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0012

Mountain Brook Plastic Surgery
2850 Cahaba Rd. Suite 100
Mountain Brook, AL 35223





Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology - 1999

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - 1999

Diplomate: American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - 2002


Areas of Interest

Cosmetic surgery of the face, eyes, neck and ears

Rhinoplasty (Aesthetic reshaping of the nose)

Nasal airway obstruction

Soft tissue reconstruction of the face and neck

Facial trauma


Medical School

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1989-1993



Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, Department of Surgery, 1993-1994


Residency Program

Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center Department of Otolaryngology Head and

Neck Surgery, 1994-1998



Oregon Health Sciences Center, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1998-1999


Awards & Honors

1997 - 1998 Excellence in Resident Research
2003 Argus Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
2007  Faculty Member of the Year, Selected by University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Otolaryngology Residents


Selected Publications

Cox AJ, Sillers M; Revision Septoplasty, Otolaryngologic Clinics: Surgical Management of Nasal Obstruction, Elsevier Inc., 2009.

Simoni P, Ostendorf R, Cox AJEffect of Air Bags and Restraining Devices on the Pattern of Facial Fractures in Motor Vehicle Crashes, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery; Vol. 5, Jan/Feb 2003, p113.

Cox AJNasal Fractures - The Details, Facial Plastic Surgery; Vol. 16, No. 2; pg 87- 94; 2000.

Citardi MJ, Cox AJ, Bucholtz R:  Acellular Dermal Allograft for Sellar Reconstruction after Transsphenoidal Hypophysectomy, American Journal of Rhinology, 2000; 14: 69-73.

Cox AJ, Cook TA, Wang TD:  Decreased Splatter in Dermabrasion, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery;February 2000, p. 23-26.