Dr. Paul Motta – Alabama’s top otolaryngologists


Dr. Paul Motta, one of Southeast Alabama’s top otaryngologists diagnoses and treats a wide range of allergic diseases including hay fever, asthma, eczema and other rashes. He also treats allergies to foods, drugs, insect stings, chronic swelling (edema) and immunologic disorders.


Dr. Smith can help solve the underlying causes of a wide series of issues around the face and head. She provides knowledge of whole range of different examinations, so you have the best possible picture of your children’s health.


Sleep Apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. Dr. Smith is able to run tests to determine the underlying cause of their snoring and apnea to determine the best possible treatment.​


Dr. Smith specializes in treatment of sinusitis which is when the cavities around the nasal passages become inflamed. Dr. Smith will run a test, in order to find a treatment plan. To treat sinusitis Dr. Smith often does a nasal spray treatment.​​

“If something isn’t working, he tries something else.”


  • Union College, Schenectady, NY (1979)
  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (1983)
  • Alabama Society of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology

Dr. Paul Motta has practiced pediatric and adult allergy in Dothan for the past 25 years. A native New Yorker, Dr. Motta received a BS in Biology/Chemistry at Union College in Schenectady, NY in 1979. After medical school, he began active duty with the U.S. Air Force, receiving his initial training as a pediatric resident (1983-1986), and subsequently completing two additional years of comprehensive pediatric and adult allergy training.

Dr. Motta served as Chief of Pediatrics at Griffiss Air Force Base in 1987. Additionally he served our country in the Air Force during the first Gulf War as Chief of Allergy at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa FL.

Dr. Motta has served on the Alabama Society of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology as Secretary/Treasurer, President-Elect, and President from 2001-2003. He completes ongoing training every six months to remain a Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Certified Specialist.

Allergic disease affects many different parts of the body. It can manifest as wheezing, sneezing, rash or recurrent sinus symptoms. Allergies occur year-round in this area due to year-round agriculture, mild winters and abundant outdoor pollen and molds. Dr. Motta diagnoses and treats a wide range of allergic diseases including hay fever, asthma, eczema and other rashes. He also treats allergies to foods, drugs, insect stings, chronic swelling (edema) and immunologic disorders.Dr. Motta has been married for 40 years and has 3 adult children and 3 grandchildren. He is a Christian and strives to demonstrate the love of Christ in his daily medical practice, using the abilities given by God for the practice of the healing arts.WHAT DR. MOTTA’S PATIENTS HAVE TO SAY[sp_testimonial id=”128″ ]MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITHDR. PAUL MOTTA IN DOTHAN, AL




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