The Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Residency Program at UAB provides comprehensive training in all disciplines of the specialty.

Four applicants are appointed each year for five years of training, including a one-year general surgery internship in the UAB Department of Surgery. 

The Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery residents enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, including a three station, fully-equipped temporal bone and sinus lab, expanding operating facilities and beautiful outpatient clinics on the first and fifth floors of The Kirklin Clinic. Residents are exposed to, and instructed in, the use of the latest in instrumentation used in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery today.

Training takes place across five facilities, including University Hospital, UAB Highlands, The Kirklin Clinic, Children's of Alabama and VA Medical Center. All of these facilities are conveniently located downtown as part of the UAB Medical Center District. 

Residents who complete their training at UAB will have had extensive surgical, clinical and academic training in every aspect of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and will be comfortable and competent in performing the duties of excellent otolaryngologists.

To learn more about eligibility, the hiring process and to apply to our program, click here.

Contact Us

Benjamin J. Greene, MD
Residency Program Director

Erin P. Buczek, MD
Associate Program Director

Michelle Thrasher
Residency Program Coordinator
midicker@uabmc.edu
P: 205-801-7801
F: 205-801-7802