ENT Staff

An Otolaryngologist is a physician, who, in addition to four years of medical school, one year of internship, and one year of general surgery has spent a minimum of 4 additional years concentrating on surgery and diseases of the head and neck.
Ear, Nose, Throat, Head & Neck Surgery Of Huntsville is made up of a team of professionals dedicated to providing the best quality healthcare in a responsive and caring environment. Our otolaryngologists are Board certified with decades of experience in the profession. They work in concert with nurses and office staff who try to understand your health issues quickly and apply the right treatment to get you back to your optimal health.


Dr. Mark L. Hagood  Dr. Mark L. Hagood Huntsville AL

Married and blessed with three children, Dr. Mark Hagood is a native of Huntsville. He completed his internship and ENT surgical training at Duke University Medical Center and is Board Certified in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery by the American Board of Specialties. He obtained his MD degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UAB). Prior to medical training, he obtained a liberal arts education and Bachelor of Science degree at Birmingham – Southern College.

Dr. Hagood has been in private practice and a part of North Alabama’s medical community for over 22 years. He has received America’s Best Physicians Award for compassion,  America’s Top Doctors Award 2014 and elected to Who’s Who among America’s ENT Surgeons.

Pioneering innovations and advances in ENT for North Alabama, his practice has the distinction of medical and surgical firsts for the regions, including image-guided sinus surgery, BAHA Bone-anchored hearing aid implant prostheses and Transoral Robotic surgery.

He is actively involved in supporting the medical community having served as Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery. He has served on multiple advisory committees at both hospital systems and continues to serve on the physician leadership group at the nearby hospital. He is also a Diver’s Alert Network Physician.

Dr. Hagood routinely performs advanced surgical treatments for head and neck cancer. In addition, areas of special interest include ear surgery with ear bone and tympanic membrane reconstruction and bone-anchored hearing aid placement, laryngeal laser surgery, minimally invasive sinus surgery (sinuplasty), nasal breathing surgery and minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery.


Dr. Shane P. Davis  Dr. Shannon (Shane) P. Davis

Dr. Shannon (Shane) P. Davis received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University in 1991. He attended medical school at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia 1991-1995. His residency/Surgical Training in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery was done at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi 1995-2000. He completed a fellowship in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington 2001. He was Board Certified 2001. He began his practice in Huntsville in 2001.


Dr. Benjamin Powell Dr. Benjamin Powell

Dr. Benjamin Powell is a native of Huntsville who completed his undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University before attending the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He then trained for five years in Rochester, Minnesota at the Mayo Clinic for his Otolaryngology residency. Upon completion of that program in 2011, he relocated with his family to Huntsville and is building his practice in all areas of ENT. He is fully board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He cares for patients of all ages, infants through adults, with various disorders of the ear, nose, and throat.


Dr. J. Stephen Brigance  Dr. J. Stephen Brigance

Dr. Stephen Brigance grew up in Paducah, Kentucky and obtained his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.  He received a Master of Science in Anatomy from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio and his medical degree from the University of Louisville-School of Medicine in 2003. After medical school, he completed his internship and residency at Indiana University in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery followed by a fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction at the University of California at Davis.  Prior to his recent arrival in Huntsville, he was a staff physician at Indiana University in the Department of Otolaryngology since 2009.



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