Athanasuleas Constantine Cardiothoracic

Professor

Clinical Interests
coronary artery bypass, aortic surgery and valvular surgery including minimally invasive methods


Bellot Chris Cardiothoracic

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
adult cardiac surgery, surgical critical care, trauma surgery


cerfolio

Professor
Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery
JH Estes Endowed Chair for Lung Cancer Research

Clinical Interests
robotic thoracic surgery (lobectomy, thymectomy and esophagectomy), OR efficiency and finding better ways to teach surgery


Cleveland David Cardiothoracic

Clinical Assistant Professor
Program Director, Cardiothoracic Residency 

Clinical Interests
complex congenital heart disease, fetal intervention, adult congenital heart disease
Research Interests
outcomes measurement for continuous performance improvement


Dabal Robert Cardiothoracic

Associate Professor
Chief, Section of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Clinical Interests
pediatric cardiac surgery

Research Interests
quality improvement and clinical outcomes research for neonatal cardiac surgery


Davies James Cardiothoracic

Associate Professor of Surgery
Interim Division Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director of the Cardiothoracic Operating Room
Associate Program Director, Cardiothoracic Residency
Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery, Birmingham Veterans Hospital

Clinical Interests
cardiac valvular disease
Research Interests
outcomes analysis in adult cardiac surgery with an emphasis on thoracic aortic pathology

George James Cardiothoracic

Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham Cardiovascular Surgical Research Chair

Research Interests
immune regulation of post-transplant vascular disease and allograft rejection; clinical outcomes research as it relates to transplantation and heart failure


Holman 17

Professor
Chief, Surgical Services, Birmingham VA Medical Center 

Clinical Interests
adult cardiac surgery; surgery for heart failure
Research Interests 
mechanical circulatory support and surgery for heart failure; surgical education and myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury

Hoopes Charles Cardiothoracic

Professor
Chief, Section of Thoracic Transplantation
Director, Lung Transplantation

Clinical Interests
thoracic transplantation; ambulatory ECMO systems for patients awaiting lung transplantation
Research Interests
the role of the microbiome in pulmonary transplantation as it relates colonization kinetics of the allograft, the impact of microbiome data on regulatory aspects of the immune response, and the impact of species diversity on allograft function and chronic allograft loss


Kirkland James Cardiothoracic

Professor
John W. Kirklin Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery

Clinical Interests
advanced heart failure; surgical repair of congenital cardiac defects
Research Interests
mechanical circulatory support, transplantation, and congenital heart surgery

Mauchley web

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests pediatric cardiac surgery

Minnich, Douglas

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
general thoracic surgery including thoracic oncology, hyperhidrosis and tracheal surgery; electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB); stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)


Ronson

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
adult cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery

Research Interests
clinical outcomes following cardiac surgery


Siric Franjo

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
total arterial revascularization, minimally invasive mitral valve, aortic valve and aortic surgery, heart and lung failure surgery as well as thoracic transplantation surgery

Thurber John

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
Cardiothoracic Surgery


Wei Benjamin

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
robotic-assisted and video-assisted thoracic surgery, lung and esophageal cancer surgery, surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease, paraesophageal hernias and also esophageal motility disorders