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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address FOT 1140 Zip 3412
Phone  (205) 801-7801
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Medical School  UAB School of Medicine    1993  MD 
Graduate  Methodist Hospital of Dallas    1994  MD 
Residency  St. Louis University Hospitals    1998  MD 
Fellowship  Oregon Health Science University Hospital & Clinic    1999  MD 

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  1999 
American Board of Otolaryngology  1999 
Diplomate: American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery   2002 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Otolaryngology Chair Office  Otolaryngology Chair Office Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Artemus J. Cox, III, M.D. joined the faculty at UAB in 1999. He also is the Chief of Otolaryngology at the VA hospital, and at the Callahan Eye Foundation. Dr. Cox has participated in educational activities both in the Medical School and in the Division of Otolaryngology. In recognition of his excellence in teaching he was given the Argus Award by the School of Medicine in 2003. Dr. Cox has been a published researcher throughout his career. He has been the first author or senior author on 8 publications. He has also given a number of very important presentations at local, national, and international meetings. Dr. Art Cox is a board certified facial plastic surgeon who has been performing cosmetic surgery for over a decade in the Birmingham area with extensive experience in nasal and ear reconstruction after cancer surgery trauma. Furthermore, Dr. Cox offers a wide array of cosmetic procedures including injectable agents and surgical rejuvenation procedures. He also takes care of the bulk of facial trauma in the Division.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Alabama Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery     
Alabama Chapter of American College of Surgeons     
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association     
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery     
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery     

Research/Clinical Interest
Cosmetic surgery of the face, eyes, neck and ears,Rhinoplasty (Aesthetic reshaping of the nose),Nasal airway obstruction, Soft tissue reconstruction of the face and neck,Facial trauma.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Sillers MJ, Cox AJ 3rd, Kulbersh B. Revision septoplasty. Otolaryngol Clin
North Am. 2009 Apr;42(2):261-78, viii. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2009.01.014. Review. 
Simoni P, Ostendorf R, Cox AJ 3rd. Effect of air bags and restraining devices on the pattern of facial fractures in motor vehicle crashes. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2003 Jan-Feb;5(1):113-5.  12533153 
Cox AJ 3rd, Cook TA, Wang TD. Decreased splatter in dermabrasion. Arch Facial
Plast Surg. 2000 Jan-Mar;2(1):23-6.  
Citardi MJ, Cox AJ 3rd, Bucholz RD. Acellular dermal allograft for sellar reconstruction after transsphenoidal hypophysectomy. Am J Rhinol. 2000 Jan-Feb;14(1):69-73.  10711336 
Cox AJ 3rd. Nasal fractures--the details. Facial Plast Surg. 2000;16(2):87-94.  11802369