withrow 2Associate Professor

Phone: 205-934-9766 | Fax: 205-934-3993
kwithrow@uabmc.edu

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

Schedule Appointment: 205-934-9766


Physical Address:
563 Boshell Diabetes 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 5th floor
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233



Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology, 2009


Areas of Interest

  • Sleep disorders
  • Salivary gland disorders
  • Head & neck oncology
  • Transoral robotic assisted surgery (TORS)
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Rhinology
  • General otolaryngology


Medical School

University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1999-2003


Postdoctoral Training

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Otolaryngology Residency, 2003-2008


Awards & Honors

  • 2000 Joel Elkes Physicians and the Arts Award for Musical Composition
  • 2003 Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 2007 William A. Maddox Award for Oncology Publication
  • 2012 Faculty Member of the Year, as voted by the residents, UAB Division of Otolaryngology


Selected Publications

  1. Moore LS, Rosenthal EL, Chung TK, de Boer E, Patel N, Prince AC, Korb ML, Walsh EM, Young ES, Stevens TM, Withrow KP, Morlandt AB, Richman J, Carroll WR, Zinn KR, Warram JM. Characterizing the utilities and limitations of repurposing an open-field optical imaging device for fluorescence-guided surgery in head and neck cancer patients. J Nucl Med. 2016 Sep 1. pii: jnumed.115.171413.
  2. Warram JM, de Boer E, Moore LS, Schmalbach CE, Withrow KP, Carroll WR, Richman JS, Morlandt AB, Brandwein-Gensler M, Rosenthal EL. A ratiometric threshold for determining presence of cancer during fluorescence-guided surgery. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Jul;112(1):2-8. doi: 10.1002/jso.23946. Epub 2015 Jun 12.
  3. Phillips JD, Withrow KP. Outcomes of Holmium Laser-Assisted Lithotripsy with Sialendoscopy in Treatment of Sialolithiasis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Mar 5;150(6):962-967.
  4. Withrow KP, Newman JR, Skipper JB, Gleysteen JP, Magnuson JS, Zinn K, Rosenthal EL. Assessment of bevacizumab conjugated to Cy5.5 for detection of head and neck cancer xenografts. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2008 Feb;7(1):61-6.
  5. Withrow KP, Gleysteen JP, Safavy A, Skipper J, Desmond RA, Zinn K, Rosenthal EL. Assessment of indocyanine green-labeled cetuximab to detect xenografted head and neck cancer cell lines. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Nov;137(5):729-34.
  6. Withrow KP, Rosenthal EL, Gourin CG, Peters GE, Magnuson JS, Terris DJ, Carroll WW. Free tissue transfer to manage salvage laryngectomy defects after organ preservation failure. Laryngoscope. 2007 May;117(5):781-4.
  7. Lentsch EJ, Withrow KP, Ackermann D, Bumpous JM. Parathyromatosis and recurrent hyperparathyroidism. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 Aug;129(8):894-6.