Division of Pediatric Surgery


Director: Mike K. Chen, M.D.

Administration: Ambulatory Care Center, Suite 300
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0011
Telephone: (205) 934-5282

General Pediatric Surgery Website


Welcome to the web page for the Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, School of Medicine, Birmingham. The Pediatric Surgery Services at The Children's Hospital of Alabama are an integral part of the General Surgery Training Program. The Children's Hospital of Alabama is the tertiary care referral center for the state of Alabama and much of the southeast region of the United States. At UAB, children receive the same outstanding level of care that adults do. UAB physicians provide a broad variety of pediatric medical and surgical services through Children's Hospital, which is located within the UAB Medical Center. UAB pediatricians also provide neonatal care for infants at UAB Hospital. 

Surgical care for children and adolescents provided by Pediatric Surgery, includes:

  • neonatal surgery
  • cancer surgery
  • ECMO
  • non-cardiothoracic surgery
  • endoscopy
  • laparoscopic surgery
  • major burn treatment
  • trauma