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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address FOT 1138 Zip 3412
Phone  (205) 801-7801
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Medical School  LSU School of Medicine    1980  MD 
Graduate  UAB Hospital    1981  Otorhinolaryngology 
Residency  Baptist Medical Center- Montclair    1982  Surgery 
Residency  UAB Hospital    1984  Otorhinolaryngology 
Fellowship  Johns Hopkins Hospital    1987  Head and Neck Oncology, Reconstructive Surgery 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Otolaryngology   Otolaryngology Chair Office Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor
Center  Medicine  Gene Therapy Center Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Glenn E. Peters joined the UAB Department of Surgery Faculty, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery in 1984. He has served as an administrator in a variety of capacities including as the Division Director and most recently as a Vice Chair for the Department of Surgery. Dr. Peters is one of ‘The Best Doctors in America’ and ‘America’s Top Doctors’. His clinical interest is in Head and neck endocrine surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Peters is an active researcher and widely published with numerous manuscripts, and eight book chapters. He also lectures on a national level in his specialty.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American College of Surgeons     
American Head and Neck Society     
North American Skull Base Society     
The American Broncho-Esophagological Association     
The Society of Head and Neck Surgeons     
The Triological Society     

Research/Clinical Interest
Head and neck oncologic and reconstructive surgery, thyroid and parathyroid, minimally invasive techniques.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Asher SA, Peters GE, Pehler SF, Zinn K, Newman JR, Rosenthal EL. Fluorescent
detection of rat parathyroid glands via 5-aminolevulinic acid. Laryngoscope. 2008
Jun;118(6):1014-8. doi: 10.1097/MLG.0b013e3181671b61. PubMed PMID: 18520821 
Boudreaux BA, Magnuson JS, Asher SA, Desmond R, Peters GE. The role of
ultrasonography in parathyroid surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007
Dec;133(12):1240-4. PubMed PMID: 18086966 
Peters G, Kulbersh B, Mantle B, Bell W, Grizzle W, Rosenthal E. Role of
microvascular density in nonlocalizing parathyroid sestamibi scans. Laryngoscope.
2007 Dec;117(12):2163-8. PubMed PMID: 17921899. 
Heslin MJ, Doster BE, Daily SL, Waldrum MR, Boudreaux AM, Smith AB, Peters G,
Ragan DB, Buchalter S, Bland KI, Rue LW. Durable improvements in efficiency,
safety, and satisfaction in the operating room. J Am Coll Surg. 2008
May;206(5):1083-9; discussion 1089-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2008.02.006.
PubMed PMID: 18471761 
Smith N, Magnuson JS, Vidrine DM, Kulbersh B, Peters GE. Minimally invasive
parathyroidectomy: use of intraoperative parathyroid hormone assays after 2
preoperative localization studies. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009
Nov;135(11):1108-11. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2009.160. PubMed PMID: 19917923