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Campus Address FOT 1152 Zip 3412
Phone  (205) 801-7801
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Medical School  King George Medical College (India)    2003  MD 
Graduate  North Shore LIJ    2008  MD 
Residency  University of Texas Health Science Center    2012  MD 

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

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Garima Agarwal joined the Division of Otolaryngology at UAB in 2012. She received her medical degree from King George Medical College in Lucknow, India. Thereafter, she completed her residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Al India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, where she continued to work in head and neck surgery. Dr. Agarwal then moved to the US where she did a year of training in General Surgery at North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System followed by residency training in Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery at University of Texas, Houston. She is certified both by the American Board of Otolaryngology and Indian board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Agarwal is currently an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. She is also the Medical Student Director in the Division of Otolaryngology and serves on the board of admission committee for UAB School of Medicine. She has focused her career on delivery of the highest quality clinical care, and education of medical students and residents. She has published a number of peer reviewed scientific manuscripts and has co-authored several book chapters. Dr. Agarwal performs a wide range of surgeries in Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery and her career focus is thyroid and parathyroid surgeries and surgeon performed ultrasound.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Americal College of Surgeons   Member    
American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery  Member   
American Associtaion of Facial Plasitcs and Reconstructive Surgery  Member   
American Rhinologic Society  Member   
The Triologic Society  Member   

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Takahashi Y, Bell D, Agarwal G, Roberts D, Xie TX, El-Naggar A, Myers JN,
Hanna EY. Comprehensive assessment of prognostic markers for sinonasal squamous
cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2014 Aug;36(8):1094-102. doi: 10.1002/hed.23423. Epub
2013 Oct 26 
PMID: 23836481 
Agarwal G, Hernandez D, Citardi MJ, Fakhri S, Luong A. End-organ testing for
allergic rhinitis with fungi is poorly correlated with fungal sensitivity.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Mar;148(3):391-5. doi: 10.1177/0194599812474224.
Epub 2013 Jan 16.  
PMID: 23325707 
Agarwal G, Kupferman ME, Holsinger FC, Hanna EY. Sinonasal and nasopharyngeal
applications of the hand-held CO2 laser fiber. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2011
Mar-Apr;1(2):109-12. doi: 10.1002/alr.20017. PubMed  
PMID: 22287328 
Clayman GL, Agarwal G, Edeiken BS, Waguespack SG, Roberts DB, Sherman SI.
Long-term outcome of comprehensive central compartment dissection in patients
with recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid. 2011
Dec;21(12):1309-16. doi: 10.1089/thy.2011.0170. 
PMID: 22136266 
Moreno MA, Agarwal G, de Luna R, Siegel ER, Sherman SI, Edeiken-Monroe BS,
Clayman GL. Preoperative lateral neck ultrasonography as a long-term outcome
predictor in papillary thyroid cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011
Feb;137(2):157-62. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2010.254. 
PMID: 21339402 

Thyroid, parathyroid