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SimpsonAssistant Professor

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

Administrative Support: 
Laura Franks
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, 2022

Areas of Interest

  • Laryngeal cancer

  • Laryngeal and tracheal stenosis

  • Voice disorders

Medical School

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2015

Postdoctoral Training

University of California-San Diego, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residency, 2021

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Laryngeal Surgery Fellowship, 2022

Selected Publications 

Panuganti BA, Finegersh A, Flagg M, et al. Prognostic Significance of HPV Status in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Large-Population Database Study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;165(1):113-121. doi:10.1177/0194599820976178

Voora RS, Panuganti B, Flagg M, et al. Salvage Following Transoral Laser Microsurgery for Early Glottic Cancer in National Veteran Database. The Laryngoscope. 2021;131(12):2766-2772. doi:10.1002/lary.29740

Panuganti BA, Voora R, Coffey C, Orosco R, Weissbrod PA, Califano J. Transoral Laser Microsurgery With Neck Dissection Versus Radiotherapy for T2N0 Supraglottic Cancer. The Laryngoscope. n/a(n/a). doi:10.1002/lary.30171

Panuganti BA, Pang J, Francis DO, et al. Clinicodemographic Predictors of Tracheotomy Tube Size and Decannulation: A Multiinstitutional Retrospective Cohort Study on Tracheotomy. Annals of Surgery. 2022. doi:10.1097/SLA.0000000000005356

Panuganti BA, Jafari A, Shen S, et al. Predictors of Quality-of-Life Improvements Following Global Head and Neck Surgery Trips to Underserved Regions. The Laryngoscope. 2021;131(9):2006-2010. doi:10.1002/lary.29522

Panuganti BA, Weissbrod P, Damrose E. What is the optimal timing for tracheostomy in intubated patients? The Laryngoscope. 2020;130(5):1108-1109. doi:10.1002/lary.28382

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