Bill Carroll WEBDepartment Chair and Professor
John S. Odess Endowed Chair, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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

Administrative Support:
Beth Osburn
P: 205-801-7801 (option 2) | F: 205-801-7802


Physical Address:
1155 Faculty Office Tower
510 6th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233

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

Clinic Address:
The Kirklin Clinic, 2nd floor
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233



Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology, 1990
American Board of Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1993


Areas of Interest

  • Head and neck oncology

  • Transoral robotic assisted surgery (TORS)

  • Clinical trials in head and neck oncology


Medical School

Medical College of Georgia, 1984


Postdoctoral Training

University of Michigan, Otolaryngology Residency, 1990
St. Joseph Mercy Health System, General Surgery Residency, 1986


Awards & Honors

  • 1979 Phi Kappa Phi, Summa Cum Laude, Auburn University

  • 1983 Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical College of Georgia

  • 1988 Bronze Beeper Teaching Award, University of Michigan

  • 1990 Senior Resident Research Award, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Michigan

  • 1999 Outstanding Lecturer Award in the UAB Division of Otolaryngology, 1999

  • 2004 Honor Award American Academy of Otolaryngology

  • 2011 Faculty Member of the Year, as voted by the residents, UAB Division of Otolaryngology

  • 2012 Birmingham Magazine Best Docs

  • 2014 Vitals Top 10 Doctor


Selected Publications

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