Associate Professor

Division: Multispecialty Anesthesia

Contact Information: apierce@uabmc.edu or 205-996-4980

Clinical Interests: Resuscitation of trauma patients and associated coagulopathy

Education and Training

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Medical Doctor, 1993

Baptist Medical Centers, Birmingham, Alabama, Internship, 1994

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Anesthesiology Residency, 1997

Awards and Honors

Chemistry Academic Achievement Award

Physics Academic Achievement Award

Suma cum Laude Diplomat, Birmingham-Southern College

First recipient of the Robertson Scholarship for academic achievement

Director of Trauma core curriculum

Consistently rated highly in resident interviews as an educator

Teacher of the Year

Top Ten Teachers

Yearly participant in the difficult airway course for the residents

Voted Best Doctors in America

Professional Societies

American Board of Anesthesiologists

American Society of Anesthesiologists

International Anesthesia Research Society

Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Jefferson County Medical Society

American Heart Association

Alabama State Society of Anesthesiologists

Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia

Recent Publications

For the most recent list of publications, please see PubMed.

El-Galley R, Hammontree L, Urban D, Pierce A, Sakawi Y. Anesthesia for laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: is nitrous oxide contraindicated? J Urol. 2007 Jul;178(1):225-7