Dr J. Scott Magnuson, MD
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Magnuson is board certified in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery and a pioneer in the field of robotic surgery for the head and neck. He is a co-founder of Voice and Swallowing Disorders Center of Florida, Medical Director of Head and Neck Surgery at Florida Hospital Celebration Health and Director of Robotic Head and Neck Surgery at the Nicholson Surgery Center.
A specialist in treating patients with tumors or cancer of the head and neck, he is dedicated to ongoing research, clinical trials and the training of other surgeons in this field. Together with his medical team, he provides unsurpassed expertise in head and neck reconstruction following cancer surgery.
Dr. Magnuson has published numerous articles on Trans Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS) and is a current professor of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. He previously served as an associate professor and residency program director of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he completed both his internship in general surgery and his residency in otolaryngology while earning multiple awards for excellence in teaching and research.
Dr. Magnuson received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston and is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the Triological Society (also known as the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society).
Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
• Board Certified, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
• Residency, Otolaryngology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
• Internship, General Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham
• Medical Degree, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas
• Fellow, American College of Surgeons
• Fellow, Triological Society
• Member, American Head and Neck Society
• Member, Society of University Otolaryngologists – Head and Neck Surgeons
• Member, North American Skull Base Society
• Member, American Medical Association
• Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Awards and Honors
• Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Otolaryngology, 2009
• ARGUS Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2006
• ARGUS Finalist for Best Guest Lecturer Award, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2004 & 2006
• Residents’ Day Award for Most Outstanding Presentation, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 1996 & 1998
• Outstanding Achievement in the Study of Medicine Award, University of Texas, 1994.