Hughley Brian cropAssistant Professor 
Medical Student Director

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 - Head and Neck Surgery, 2015

Areas of Interest

  • Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstruction
  • Biomedical Tissue Engineering Research
  • Tumor Biomarkers
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Microvascualr Head and Neck Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Cutaneous Malignancies
  • Transoral Robotic Surgers (TORS)
  • Benign and Malignant Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Benign and Malignant Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases

Medical School

University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2005-2009

Postdoctoral Training

University of Iowa, Head & Neck and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, 2014-2015
University of Virginia, Otolaryngology Residency, 2009-2014

Awards & Honors

  • 2000 United States Air Force Basic Training Honor Graduate
  • 2001 National Defense Service Medal
  • 2003 Global War on Terror Service Medal
  • 2004 U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal
  • 2007 Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 2008 University of Virginia Pathology Department Skeleton Award, for excellence in contribution ot peer education
  • 2012 1st Place Clinical Award, University of Virginia Fitz-Hugh Research Symposium
  • 2013 1st Place Resident Award (Temporal Bone), University of Virginia Fitz-Hugh Research Symposium
  • 2014 1st Place Resident Research Presentation, Virginia Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • 2017 Faculty Member of the Year, UAB Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Selected Publications

  1. Sweeny L, Prince A, Patel N, Moore LS, Rosenthal EL, Hughley BB, Warram JM. Antiangiogenic antibody improves melanoma detection by fluorescently labeled therapeutic antibodies. Laryngoscope. 2016 Aug 31. doi: 10.1002/lary.26215.
  2. Hughley BB, Sperry SM, Thomsen TA, Charlton ME, Pagedar NA. Survival outcomes in elderly patients with untreated upper aerodigestive tract cancer. Head Neck. 2016 Aug 10. doi: 10.1002/hed.24565.
  3. Das A, Segar CE, Hughley BB, Bowers DT, Botchwey EA. The promotion of mandibular defect healing by the targeting of S1P receptors and the recruitment of alternatively activated macrophages. Biomaterials. 2013 Dec;34(38):9853-62. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.08.015. Epub 2013 Sep 21.
  4. Barker DA, Bowers DT, Hughley BB, Chance EW, Klembczyk KJ, Brayman KL, Park SS, Botchwey EA. Multilayer cell-seeded polymer nanofiber constructs for soft –tissue reconstruction. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Sep;139(9):914-22. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2013.4119.
  5. Park SS, Hughley BB. Revision of the functionally devastated nasal airway. Facial Plast Surg. 2012 Aug;28(4):398-406. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1319833. Epub 2012 Aug 7.
  6. Oliver ER, Hughley BB, Shonka DC, Kesser BW. Revision aural atresia surgery: indications and outcomes. Otol Neurotol. 2011 Feb;32(2):252-8. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3182015f27.
  7. Volsky PG, Hughley BB, Peirce SM, Kesser BW. Construct validity of a simulator for myringotomy with ventilation tube insertion. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Nov;141(5):603-608.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2009.07.015. Epub 2009 Oct 1.
  8. Little SC, Hughley BB, Park SS. Complications with forehead flaps in nasal reconstruction. Laryngoscope. 2009 Jun;119(6):1093-9. doi: 10.1002/lary.20243.