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SimpsonAssistant Professor
Medical Student Clerkship Director 

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

Administrative Support: 
Alice Rhodes 
M: 205-801-7801 (option 3) | 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, 2nd floor
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology, 2019

Areas of Interest

  • Head and Neck Cancer

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Point of Care Ultrasound

  • Thyroid Malignancy

Medical School

LSU Health Shreveport, 2013

Postdoctoral Training

George Washington University, Otolaryngology Residency, 2018

University of Alabama, Head and Neck Fellowship, 2020

Awards & Honors

2013 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Selected Publications 

Sweeny L, Fuson AR, Curry JM. Current trends in midface reconstruction and use of virtual
surgical planning. Plast Aesthet Res 2021;8:18.

Fleming JC, Fuson AR, Jeyarajan H, Thomas CM, Greene B. Use of a sternocleidomastoid muscle
flap to protect the carotid artery during laryngectomy. J Laryngol Otol. 2021 Jun;135(6):547-
550. Epub 2021 May 12. PMID: 33975660.

Romero N, Fuson A, Kieliszak C, Joshi A. Sonolocaton During Submandibular Sialithotomy.
Laryngoscope, 129:2716–2720, 2019

Sadeghi N, Mascarella MA, Khalife S, Ramanakumar AV, Richardson K, Joshi AS, Taheri R, Fuson
A, Bouganim N, Siegel R. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery for HPV-associated
locoregionally advanced oropharynx cancer. Head Neck. 2020 Aug;42(8):2145-2154. Epub 2020
Mar 25. PMID: 32212296.

Sadeghi, N. Khalife, S. Mascarella, M. Aginhotram, R. Richardson, K. Joshi, A, Bouganim, N.
Taheri, R. Fuson, A. Seigel, R. Pathologic Response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in HPV
Positive Oropharyngeal squamous Cell Carcinoma. Head & Neck. 2020;1–9.

Badger CD, Patel S, Romero NJ, Fuson A, Joshi AS. In Vivo Accuracy of Ultrasound for Sizing
Salivary Ductal Calculi. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Jan;164(1):124-130. PMID: 32600219.

Kuo, CY. Emmanuel, W. Fuson, A. Gandhi, N. Monfaredi, R. Jenkins, A. Romero, M. Santoro, M.
Fisher, JP. Cleary K, Reilly B. Repair of Tympanic Membrane Perforations with Customized,
Bioprinted Ear Grafts Using Chinchilla Models. Tissue Engineering Volume 24, pp 527-535

Mianroodi AA, Mohtashami S, Romero N, Fuson A, Joshi A, Sadeghi N. Autologous Free Dermal-Fat-Fascial Graf for Parotdectomy Defects: A Case Series. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2021
Oct;130(10):1171-1180. Epub 2021 Mar 4. PMID: 33657862; PMID: 8385583.

Chao JR, Goodman J, Fuson A, Romero NJ, Joshi A. Hypopharyngeal applications of a new
flexible robotic system in otolaryngology. J Robot Surg. 2018 Sep;12(3):571-574. Epub 2017 Sep
27. PMID: 28956250.

Straughan AJ, Badger C, Javan R, Fuson A, Joshi AS. Unusual presentation of submandibular
lingual nerve sheath tumour as sublingual stone. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Jun 28;13(6):e233759.
PMID: 32595129; PMCID: PMC7322326

COVIDSurg Collaborative. Delaying surgery for patients with a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection. Br
J Surg. 2020 Nov;107(12):e601-e602. doi: 10.1002/bjs.12050. Epub 2020 Sep 25. PMID:
32974904; PMCID: PMC7537063.


Fuson, A. Romero, N. Joshi, A. Mendis, B.. (2017). Ofce-Based Sialendoscopy. In Gillespie, M.B.,
Walvekar, R.R., Schaitkin, B.M., Eisele, D.W. (Ed.), Gland-Preserving qalivary qurgery - A
Problem - Based Approach (pp. 100-130). New York: Springer.

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