Dr. Kirk P. Withrow

faculty withrowAssistant Professor of Surgery

Contact Information:

Phone:  205-934-9765    Fax:  205-934-3993
Email:  kwithrow@uabmc.edu

Administrative Support:  
Denise Chambers 205-934-9765 or 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, 2009


Areas of Interest

Sleep disorders in adults and children

Salivary endoscopy and disorders of the salivary glands

Endoscopic sinus surgery



Maxillofacial trauma

Treatment of allergic disorders of the head and neck

General Otolaryngology


Medical School

University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1999-2003 


Residency Program

Otolaryngology, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2003-2008


Awards & Honors

1999    University of Kentucky Outstanding Senior in Biology

2000    Joel Elkes Physicians and the Arts Award for Musical Composition

2003    Alpha Omega Alpha

2007    William A. Maddox Award for Oncology Publication

2010    UAB School of Medicine Art Show - Faculty Third Place


Selected Publications

Withrow, K., B. Dawson, M. E. Shain, and J. C. Falcone.  Agonist-Induced Arteriolar Diameter Changes & Vascular Smooth Muscle Calcium As A Function Of Age: Potential Mechanisms Of Orthostatic Hypotension? Abstract, Research Louisville 2000.

E. Lentsch, K. Withrow, D. Ackerman, J. Bumpous.  Parathyromatosis and Recurrent HyperparathyroidismArch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 Aug;129(8):894-6

K Withrow, E Rosenthal, C Gourin, G Peters, J Magnuson, D Terris, W Carroll. Free Tissue Transfer to Manage Salvage Laryngectomy Defects After Organ Preservation Failure. Laryngoscope 2007 May;117(5):781-4.

K Withrow, J Gleysteen, A Safavy, J Skipper, R Desmond, K Zinn, E Rosenthal. Assessment of Indocyaniene Green-Labeled Cetuximab to Detect Xenografted Head and Neck Cancer Cell Lines. Otolarygol Head Neck Surgery 2007 Nov;137(5):729-34.

K Withrow, J Newman, J Skipper, J Gleysteen, J Magnuson, K Zinn, E Rosenthal. Assessment of Bevacizumab Conjugated to Cy5.5 for Detection of Head and Neck Cancer Xengrafts. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2008 Feb;7(1):61-6.