William Carroll

Assistant Professor

William Carroll

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Otolaryngology


Dr. Carroll earned his undergraduate degree at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. He earned his medical degree and completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed a one-year fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Dr. Carroll is trained in all aspects of Pediatric Otolaryngology and specializes in cleft lip/cleft palate surgery and craniofacial disorders, pediatric head and neck surgery. He treats many children with airway disorders, tonsil and adenoid problems, snoring/sleep apnea, ear and hearing problems.

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  • MD, Medicine Medical University of South Ca, 2012

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Davidson College, 2006


  • National Provider Identifier 2012

  • American Board of Otolaryngology 2018

  • DEA Provider Number 2017

  • PHY GA Composite Medical BRD, 2018

Awards & Honors

  • MUSC Head and Neck Resident of the Year Award 2016

  • 1st place - Resident research award. 15th annual Charleston Magnolia Conference 2015

  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy - Merck Clinical Scholar Award 2015

  • AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award 2014

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society SC Chapter 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CLCR 8016

    Cleft Palate & Craniofacial An
  • RSUR 5002

  • SURG 5254

    Otolaryngology Extn.
  • SURG 5007

    Surgery Sub-I
  • PHAS 5136


Teaching Interests

Dr. Carroll's teaching interests are all aspects of Pediatric Otolaryngology.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Efficacy of melatonin for auditory brainstem response testing in children: A systematic review, 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Is vessel narrowing secondary to pediatric deep neck space infections of clinical significance?, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • C3a receptor antagonism as a novel therapeutic target for chronic rhinosinusitis, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cost-effectiveness of transfacial gland-preserving removal of parotid sialoliths, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dietary vitamin D3 deficiency exacerbates sinonasal inflammation and alters local 25 (OH) D-3 metabolism, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Cleft lip and palate, pediatric head and neck surgery, craniofacial disorders

University Service

  • Laser Safety OR Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • 2011 - 2016

    Role: Other
  • College of Medicine Honor Council 2011 - 2012

    Role: Officer, Vice President
  • 2009 - 2010

    Role: Other
  • MUSC Gross Anatomy - 2009

    Role: Other
  • 2007 - 2008

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Cancer Screening-Oral, Head, Neck Cancer Awareness Week 2018 - Present

  • Clinic Volunteer, CARES Clinic 2008 - 2012

  • Clinic Volunteer, Crisis Ministries Free Medical Clinic 2008 - 2012

  • Medical Mission Team Member, Montrouis, Haiti 2010 - 2010

  • Medical Mission Team Member, Masindi, Uganda 2009