Dr. Brian McCool, MD

Dr. Brian McCool, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Brian McCool, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3055 Independence Dr

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. McCool performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Otitis Media
more than 79% of peers

Dr. McCool's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

43  Conditions Treated


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12  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Tx Med School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • West Virginia University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCool has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCool's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCool to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McCool's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

First visit: Did not get pass McCool's financial requirements. Although I have BC/BS with a $40 co-pay, they would not accept it. Cost $125 for first visit. Worst, they wanted my credit card to stay on file so as to charge it for balances that may occur. I'm not it the habit of giving someone...more
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