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

March 15, 2023

Will recommend to anyone I know..

February 8, 2023


December 5, 2022

Thanks- we were at ease through the entire appointment. Straight forward information.

November 28, 2022

Kind, caring and very knowledgeable.

November 3, 2022

Dr. Byrd is a great doctor. Listened and explain everything in a way I could understand.

September 24, 2022

Dr. Byrd is outstanding. He is the best!

September 22, 2022

Think the world of my doctor/ nurse's/ assistants.

September 6, 2022

Very concern of my condition. Rescheduled testing to make sure what is going on if anything.

June 30, 2022

Already recommend him

June 1, 2022


June 1, 2022

A very nice experience!

May 19, 2022


April 16, 2022

The care provider was very calm, kind, and respectful. I felt heard In my concerns, and was given clear explanation of everything. I felt very comfortable during the visit and confident in my future treatment needed by him.

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