Kenneth Byrd, MD


Kenneth Byrd, MD

Head and Neck Surgery
Skull Base Surgery

Kenneth Byrd, MD

Dr. Byrd, a native of Lexington, SC, attended the University of South Carolina for his undergraduate education, graduating with Honors from the Honors College and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended the Medical University of South Carolina, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and received the Henry Tracy Ivy Award. He then completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at MUSC before pursuing a 2-year fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh in Head and Neck Oncology and Skull Base surgery. During this time he also completed the University of Pittsburgh's Certificate in Clinical Research program, with a focus in cost-effectiveness analysis.

  • Clinical Interests

    Head and Neck Cancer

    Transoral Robotic Surgery

    Transoral Laser Microsurgery

    Anterior Skull Base Surgery

    Thyroid Surgery

  • Research Interests

    Functional Outcomes of Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer

    Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

    Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer

  • Specialties

    Head and Neck Surgery


    Skull Base Surgery

  • Language(s)



Assistant Professor


American Board of Otolaryngology - Certified

Education and Training

Residency: Medical University of South Carolina. 2012

Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery; Skull Base Surgery. 2014

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Dr. Byrd’s Reviews

April 10, 2024

I've not experience any bad experiences during my visit.

March 28, 2024


January 29, 2024


January 10, 2024

Dr. Byrd did an outstanding job communicating with me and my wife. He outlined the procedure and all the risks in great detail.

December 6, 2023

Never had a bad experience

November 15, 2023

Dr Byrd is an excellent caring doctor

November 9, 2023


October 23, 2023

Bad !! Experience

October 19, 2023

Dr. Byrd was very caring understanding and explained everything

October 14, 2023

Dr. Byrd was pleasant, but efficient. He did ask how many different doctors ai had been to without any success. xxx

August 28, 2023

First time there, but everyone was vrry nice.

August 10, 2023

I'm very pleased with my Doctor as he and the good lord are the only reason I'm still able to answer the survey

June 14, 2023


June 12, 2023

Dr Byrd is very personable and a wonderful surgeon. Very thorough in explaining my condition and what to expect from my surgery. Well pleased!

May 4, 2023

Dr Byrd and his staff give me the best care possible. I would (and do) recommend this office to other potential patients.

April 12, 2023

All good

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