At ENT for Kids Alabama our professionals are highly trained individuals with the knowledge and experience to provide your child with the best healthcare to meet any issues related to your child’s ear, nose, and throat. We want you to trust your child is getting the highest quality care each time you come to see us. We will combine our experience and professionalism with a personal, responsive and caring attitude to make you as comfortable as possible with our practice.
About Dr. Shirley:
W. Peyton Shirley, MD FACS
Dr. Shirley was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University. He then completed medical school at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, recognized as one of the top 10 medical universities in the country. He came to Birmingham for his residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After completing his five years of residency he went on to complete a two year Pediatric Otolaryngology fellowship at the Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh, one of the first established and most highly esteemed pediatric fellowships in the country. After completing his fellowship Dr. Shirley and his family looked forward to returning to Birmingham, and he was honored to start working as a staff pediatric ENT surgeon at Children’s of Alabama. He for 9 years served as a UAB Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, and he helped to educate and train many ENT residents. He is an active staff member of Children's of Alabama, andperforms surgery at both the Children's Main hospital and the Children's South outpatient surgery center. In his new office Dr. Shirley's goal is toprovide a high level of individualized, knowledgeable, expert care, while aiming to streamline the office visit and offer an efficient patient focused experience. Furthermore, the office incorporates the latest in technological advancements to help provide excellent care for the patient and help aid the family in having a full understanding of their child’s condition.
About Audiologist Dr. Chelsea Love
Chelsea Love, AuD, Doctor of Audiology
Chelsea Love earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorder from University of Central Florida and her Doctorate of Audiology from Nova Southeastern University. During graduate school, she volunteered at the Special Olympics, worked as a newborn hearing screener and an audiology assistant at a pediatric private practice. Chelsea finished her clinical rotations at UAB Civitan Sparks Clinics, a multidisciplinary clinic that provides services to children and adults with a variety of learning disabilities, developmental delays, or behavioral challenges. Following graduation, Chelsea started her career as a pediatric audiologist at Children’s of Alabama, where she found a passion for newborn hearing screening follow up and diagnostic testing for all ages. She is certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and licensed by the Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
When Chelsea is not working clinic with Dr. Shirley, she will be seeing outpatients at the office.
Services she will be providing include:
- Newborn Infant Hearing Screening and follow up
- Behavioral and Play audiometry
- Convention audiometry
- Impedance testing (Tympanometry and Acoustic Reflex Testing
- Otoacoustic Emissions Testing (OAEs)
- Auditory Evoked Potential Testing (AEP/ABR)