agarwal 2Assistant Professor

Schedule Appointment: 205-801-7801 (option 1)



Administrative Support:
Alice Rhodes
P: 205-801-7801 (option 2) | F: 205-801-7802 


Physical Address:
1155 Faculty Office Tower
510 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Mailing Address:
FOT 1155
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-3412

Clinic Address:
The Kirklin Clinic 5th floor
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233



Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology, 2013
Board certified Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, India 2006


Areas of Interest

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • General Otolaryngology
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Laryngology
  • Head and Neck Cancer


Medical School

King George's Medical College (Lucknow, India), 1996-2002


Postdoctoral Training

University of Texas Medical School, Otorhinolaryngology Residency, 2008-2012
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (New Delhi, India), Otorhinolaryngology Residency, 2003-2006


Awards & Honors

  • 2005 First prize in Otolaryngology quiz. 28th Annual conference of The Delhi State, Association of Otolaryngologists of India.
  • 2005 Award paper presentation. Amphotericin B nasal lavage and corticosteroid nasal spray combination therapy in Allergic Fungal Sinusitis. 28th Annual conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Delhi State Brach India.
  • 2007 First prize in Otolaryngology quiz. 30th Annual conference of The Delhi State, Association of Otolaryngologists of India.
  • 2007 First prize in video presentation on Endoscopic Removal of Angiofibroma. 39th Annual Conference of The Delhi State, Association of Otolaryngologists of India.
  • 2009 ROAD (Research in Otolaryngology & Allergy Development) scholar, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergic Foundation
  • 2015, 2016, 2017 Top Doctors, B-Metro
  • 2017, Top Women in Medicine, B-Metro


Selected Publications

  1. Rosenthal EL, Warram JM, de Boer E, Chung TK, Korb ML, Brandwein-Gensler M, Strong TV, Schmalbach CE, Morlandt AB, Agarwal G, Hartman YE, Carroll WR, Richman JS, Clemons LK, Nabell LM, Zinn KR. Safety and Tumor Specificity of Cetuximab-IRDye800 for Surgical Navigation in Head and Neck Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Aug 15;21(16):3658-66. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-3284. Epub 2015 Apr 22.
  2. Takahashi Y, Bell D, Agarwal G, Roberts D, Xie TX, El-Naggar A, Myers JN, Hanna EY. Comprehensive Assessment of Prognostic Markers for Sinonasal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Head Neck. 2014 Aug;36(8):1094-102. doi: 10.1002/hed.23423. Epub 2013 Oct 26.
  3. Agarwal G, Hernandez D, Citardi M, Fakhri S, Luong A. End-organ testing for allergic rhinitis with fungi is poorly correlated with fungal sensitivity. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Mar;148(3):391-5. doi: 10.1177/0194599812474224. Epub 2013 Jan 16.
  4. Clayman GL, Agarwal G, Edeiken BS, Waguespack SG, Roberts DB, Sherman SI. Long-term outcome of comprehensive central compartment dissection in patients with recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid. 2011 Dec;21(12):1309-16. doi: 10.1089/thy.2011.0170.
  5. Agarwal G, Kupferman ME, Holsinger FC, Hanna EY. Sinonasal and nasopharyngeal applications of the hand-held CO2 laser fiber. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2011 Mar-Apr;1(2):109-12. doi: 10.1002/alr.20017.
  6. Moreno MA, Agarwal G, deLuna R, Siegel ER, Sherman SL, Edeiken-Monroe BS, Clayman GL. Preoperative lateral neck ultrasonography as a long-term outcome predictor in papillary thyroid cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Feb;137(2):157-62. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2010.254.
  7. Agarwal G, Wilfong AA, Edmonds JL Jr. Surgical revision of vagus nerve stimulation electrodes in children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jan;144(1):123-4. doi: 10.1177/0194599810390896.
  8. Agarwal G, Kochar HS, Bahadur S, Jhulka PK. Osteosarcoma of Mandible as a Second Primary Tumor in a Case of Treated Retinoblastoma. Indian J Otolaryngol. 2011; 63, S1: 115-117.
  9. Agarwal G, Roy S. Laryngeal Clefts. Ear Nose Throat J 2010 Jan; 89(1):19-20.