Dr. Richard W. Waguespack

Wag smallClinical Professor of Otolaryngology

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

Administrative Support: 
Denise Chambers
205-934-9765  |  dchamber@uabmc.edu

Schedule Appointment: 


Physical Address:
563 Boshell Building
1808 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Mailing Address:
BDB 563
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0012
Clinic Address:
The Kirklin Clinic
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35249 

Board Certification
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1979

Areas of Interest
General Otolaryngology
Allergy Disorders
Sleep Apnea

Medical School
Louisiana State University, New Orleans, 1975
Residency Program
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1976-1980

Awards & Honors
2008              American Academy Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 
                      Distinguished Service Award
2009              American Academy Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
                      Presidential Citation
2012              AMA CPT Editorial Panel – Burgess Gordon Award
2012              American Rhinological Society – Presidential Citation
2013-2014     President of the American Academy Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

1.    Waguespack RW: Nasal Septal Tuberculoma. Arch Otolaryng 107:66-69,1981

2.    Love JT and Waguespack RW: Perilymphatic fistulas. Laryngoscope 91:1118-1128, 1981

3.    Kahalley S, Chandler J, Hawkins J, Norris G, Waguespack R, and Snow RM: Prospective Randomized Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Netilmicin-Clindamycin and Tobramycin Clindamycin in the Treatment of Serious Systemic Infections. Clinical Therapeutics 7:497-506,1985          

4.    Waguespack R: Contact-Tip Nd:YAG Laser Applications: Squamous Nasal Papillomatosis. South Med J 84:660-663, 1991                  

5.    Waguespack R: Mucociliary Clearance Patterns Following Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Laryngoscope, 105 (Suppl. 7, Part 2):S1-40, 1995. Candidate's thesis, Triological Society,accepted May, 1994. Awarded Honorable Mention

6.    Medical Reporter, Archives of Otolaryngology 1989-1995