UAB Department of Surgery

Welcome to the Department of Surgery located within the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. At UAB, our most valuable tool is our commitment to provide compassionate and comprehensive patient care.

Concern for our patients drives our highly skilled physicians to specialize in a broad range of surgery specialties, from cardiothoracic surgery to transplantation surgery, and more. This same concern also compels us to investigate new treatments and technologies and to research the surgical treatment of various disorders and diseases.

UAB Department of Surgery has earned a national and international reputation for its unique blending of advanced medicine, excellent patient care and research. In fact, some of our innovative surgical programs are among the largest in the country.