Susan Black, M.D.

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Susan Black, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Education
Residency Program Director

Dr. Black can be reached at 205.934.6525 or sblack@uab.edu.

Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

  • Neuroanesthesiology

Education and Degrees

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Medical Doctor, 1983
  • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1984
  • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Anesthesiology Residency, 1986
  • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Anesthesiology Chief Resident, 1986
  • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Fellowship in Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, 1987


Awards and Honors

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Outstanding Premedical Student, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Outstanding Student in College of Arts and Sciences, University of Alabama at  Birmingham
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Outstanding Presentation Award, Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  • Best Teacher of the Year Award, Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology
  • Best Doctors in America: Southeast Region
  • Top Ten Teachers of the Year, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Anesthesiology


Professional Societies

  • Alabama State Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Medical Association State of Alabama
  • Jefferson County Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists


Recent Publications

  • Todd MM, Hindman BJ, Clarke WR, Torner JC; Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial (IHAST) Investigators. Mild intraoperative hypothermia during surgery for intracranial aneurysm. N Engl J Med. 2005 Jan 13;352(2):135-45
  • Chestnut DH, Abram SE, Black S, Lang J, Roizen MF, Trankina MF, Wood M.  2003 Yearbook of Anesthesiology and Pain Management.
  • Chestnut DH, Abram SE, Black S, Lang J, Roizen MF, Trankina MF, Wood M.  2004 Yearbook of Anesthesiology and Pain Management.
  • Chestnut DH, Abram SE, Black S, Gravlee GP, Lee HT, Mathru M, Roizen MF.  2005 Yearbook of Anesthesiology and Pain Management.
  • Chestnut DH, Abram SE, Black S, Gravlee GP, Lee HT, Mathru M, Roizen MF.  2006 Yearbook of Anesthesiology and Pain Management.
  • Chestnut DH, Abram SE, Black S, Gravlee GP, Lee HT, Mathru M, Roizen MF.  2007 Yearbook of Anesthesiology and Pain Management.