At the UAB School of Medicine Department of Surgery, 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, with leading surgical faculty that produces superior surgical outcomes in our diverse patient populations.
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 is comprised of 158 faculty members with surgery outcomes that are among the best in the U.S. and internationally. The Department has a 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.
We have performed more than 8,500 kidney transplant and have completed more than 500 heart transplants. Many of our experienced physicians have earned a prestigious listing in the book, The Best Doctors in America as well as recognition inU.S. News & World Report.UAB Medical Publications publishes several magazines and newsletters, namely UAB Insight and UAB Synopsis, which provide information on CME opportunities as well as the latest medical and clinical developments. This site also provides information on Birmingham, The Magic City, and demographic information.
Surgical procedures are performed within the UAB Hospital and outpatient surgery is performed at The Kirklin Clinic. Pediatric Surgery is performed at Children's Hospital of Alabama.