Director, Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Cribbs Dr. Cribbs grew up in North Carolina and attended college at Appalachian State University.  He received a Master's of Science from UNC-Chapel Hill and attended medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at ECU.  Dr. Cribbs completed residency in combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX and Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Vanderbilt University.  He was the Schooler Family Fellow in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital before accepting the position as director of the Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program here at UAB and Children's of Alabama.  Dr. Cribbs has published on several defects commonly encountered in the adult congenital population, including coarctation of the aorta and atrial septal defect.  His research interests include pregnancy in women with congenital heart disease and palliated single-ventricle heart disease.

Contact Information
Faculty Office Tower, Room 705
510 20th Street South
Birmingham Alabama 35294



Cardiology Fellowship
Nationwide Children's Hospital- Adult Congenital Cardiology (2011 - 2013)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center- Pediatric Cardiology (2008 - 2011)

Internal Medicine Residency
Baylor College of Medicine- Internal Medicine & Pediatrics (2004 - 2008)

Medical Degree
Brody School of Medicine
(1999 - 2004)

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics







Adult Congenital Heart Association
International Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
The American College of Cardiology
The American Heart Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association
Christian Medical and Dental Association


Clinical Interests

Congenital heart disease


Selected Journal Articles

Marc G Cribbs, M.D., M.S., Curt J. Daniels, M.D., John P. Cheatham, M.D., Ali M. Zaidi, M.D. From balloon angioplasty to covered stents in the management of coarctation of the aorta in adults with congenital heart disease. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. Volume 34, Issue 2, December 2012, Pages 97–103

Markham LW, Cribbs MG. Atrial Septal Defect. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated January 21, 2010. Available on Medscape
Marc G. Cribbs, M.D., M.S., Michael Stoker, Mario Davidson, Ph.D., Abdón Castro, M.D., Mario Rojas, M.D., M.P.H.Mortality and congenital heart disease surgery in patients 18 years of age or younger.  Publication in Costa Rica  (Submitted)
Marc Cribbs, M.D., Curt Daniels, M.D., Sharon Hill, A.P.N., Ph.D., Ralf Holzer, M.D.,
John Cheatham, M.D., Ali Zaid, MD. Combined surgical and transcatheter “Hybrid” procedures for adults with congenital heart disease.  (Submitted)

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