The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) stands proudly among the nation's leaders in the field.

We provide advanced care across the spectrum of head and neck disorders with surgeons practicing in all the areas of specialty, including:

  • laryngology

  • otology/neurotology

  • rhinology

  • facial plastics and reconstructive surgery

  • head and neck cancer

  • head and neck endocrine surgery

  • sleep disorders

  • salivary gland disease

  • allergy 

  • anterior and later skull base

  • microvascular reconstruction

Individual faculty maintain areas of specialty interest in subjects as varied as aerodigestive disorders, endoscopic skull base surgery and transoral robotic assisted surgery. All the faculty strive for new discovery in these areas.