SOMThe Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery is excited to welcome a new group of otolaryngology residents and fellows while saying goodbye to three chiefs and three fellows. 



Incoming Residents:

Luke Bailey, M.D.

baileyMedical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

Emily Miller, M.D.

Miller Medical School: University of Arkansas College of Medicine

Timothy Norwood, M.D.

norwoodMedical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

Alex Peña, M.D.

penaMedical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Huntsville

Outgoing Residents: 

Joshua Kain, M.D.

Joshua Kain, M.D.

kain colorNext Steps: Head & Neck Fellowship, UC Davis Health, Sacramento, CA

Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, UAB

Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Justin McCormick, M.D.

Justin McCormick, M.D.

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Next Steps: Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship, UCLA

Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, UAB

Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Philip Rosen, M.D.

Philip Rosen, M.D.

rosen colorNext Steps: Pediatric Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Alabama

Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, UAB

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health and Science Center

Incoming Fellows:

Ayham Al Afif, M.D.

Ayham Al Afif, M.D.

Al Afif

Fellowship: Head & Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery, UAB

Residency: Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University

Medical School: Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada

Matthew Hoffman, M.D., PhD

Matthew Hoffman, M.D., PhD

FlemingFellowship: Laryngology, UAB

Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Wisconsin

Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Outgoing Fellows: 

Jason Fleming, M.B.B.S, M.Ed., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.

Jason Fleming, M.B.B.S, M.Ed., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.

FlemingNext Steps: Head & Neck Attending, Liverpool University Hospitals

Fellowship: Head & Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery, UAB

Residency: South Thames, London, UK

Medical School: Imperial College, London

Andrew Fuson, M.D.

Andrew Fuson, M.D.

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Next Steps: Head & Neck Attending, LSU Health, Baton Rouge

Fellowship: Head & Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery, UAB

Residency: Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Medical School: LSU School Of Medicine, Shreveport

Anatoli Karas, M.D.

Anatoli Karas, M.D.

Toli KarasNext Steps: Pediatric Attending, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship, UAB

Residency: Department of Head & Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences, Duke University

Medical School: Rush Medical College, Chicago