Anderson, Scott

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
congenital diaphragmatic hernia, ECMO, minimally invasive neonatal and pediatric surgery

Athanasuleas Constantine Cardiothoracic

Professor

Clinical Interests
cardiothoracic surgery


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Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: endocrine surgery, thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules, Graves’ disease, goiter, hyperparathyroidism, general surgery

Research Interests: recovery from surgery, post-acute care, quality of life after surgery

Behnke Nicole

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
bone and soft tissue sarcoma in adults and children, limb salvage surgery, skeletal metastatic disease

Beierle Elizabeth Pediatric

Professor

Clinical Interests
surgical care of neonates, infants and children with an emphasis on pediatric surgical oncology

Research Interests
cell survival pathways of neuroblastoma and other pediatric solid tumors with the goal of developing novel therapeutics

Bellot, Chris

Assistant Professor

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


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Professor
Chair Emeritus, Department of Surgery
Distinguished Faculty Scholar, School of Medicine
Senior Advisor, Comprehensive Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
breast cancer

bosarge

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
trauma resuscitation, pre-hospital care, and surgical critical care

brabston

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
orthopaedic surgery

Cannon Jamie

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
colorectal disease, and sphincter-sparing surgery for colorectal cancer; Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, rectal prolapse, and colonic inertia

Carroll Shannon

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
acute care

cerfolio

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

Clinical Interests
robotic thoracic surgery


Chaignaud, Beverly

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
burns, critical care, tissue engineering

Chaudhari Nileshkumar Orthopaedic

Assistant Professor
Co-Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship Program

Clinical Interests
orthopaedic surgery

herbert chen

Chairman, Department of Surgery
Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor
Surgeon-in-Chief, UAB Hospital and Health System
Senior Advisor, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chen, Mike

Professor
Director, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Children’s of Alabama Hospital

Clinical Interests
anorectal malformation, Hirschsprung’s disease, bowel management, congenital anomalies, thoracic defects and minimal invasive surgery

Christein John

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
pediatric and adult liver transplantation; complex hepatobiliary surgery

Chu Daniel General

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and anorectal pathology.

Research Interests
health care disparities, implementation of integrative care pathways such as Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) and the role of the gut microbiome on colorectal disease.

Cleveland, David

Clinical Assistant Professor; Assistant Program Director, Cardiothoracic Residency 

Clinical Interests
complex congenital heart disease, fetal intervention, adult congenital heart disease


Collawn, Sherry

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
laser procedures, skin tightening, resurfacing, fat grafting, transplantation, and liposuction


Conklin Michael Orthopaedic

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
pediatric orthopaedics, spina bifida, osteogenesis imperfecta

Carlo Contreras 1

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
surgical oncology

core web

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: minimally invasive GI surgery; foregut and anti-reflux; abdominal wall hernias; bariatric surgery

Research Interests: bariatric surgery outcomes

Dabal Robert

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
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
cardiothoracic surgery

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Professor; Director, Division of Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interests
plastic surgery


Deierhoi Mark H. M

Professor

Clinical Interests
renal transplantation

Deinlein Donald Orthopaedic

Clinical Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
adult spinal deformity

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Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests: breast reconstruction, abdominal wall reconstruction, body contouring, aesthetic breast surgery, facial rejuvenation

Doyle John Orthopaedic

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
adult spinal deformity

Dubose Candice Orthopaedic

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
orthopaedic trauma, pelvic fracture, nonunion, malunion, hip and knee pain

Eckoff Devin Transplantation

Professor
Director, Division of Transplantation
Arnold G. Diethelm Chair in Transplantation Surgery

Clinical Interests
pediatric and adult liver transplantation; complex hepatobiliary surgery

Research Interests
ischemia reperfusion injury to the liver and the use of normothermic preservation to minimize liver damage that occurs during procurement and preservation; preclinical and clinical development of Xenotransplantation to alleviate the organ shortage

Ellis Chandra

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
burn nutrition and the preserving hand function in patients with burn injuries

ellis

Assistant Professor
Director, Burn Unit

Clinical Interests
hand, pediatric, and plastic surgery


Estes Ashley

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
pediatric and adolescent sports related disorders

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Professor

Clinical Interests
breast reconstruction and hand surgery


Garth William Orthopaedic

Professor

Clinical Interests
arthroscopic surgery, joint drainage, rotator cuff surgery, excision, fracture and dislocation treatment or surgery, claw toe deformity, shoulder subluxation

George James

Professor

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


Gilbert Shawn

Professor

Clinical Interests
general pediatric orthopaedic surgery with emphasis in complex limb, hip and spine deformities

goodman

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
kidney and pancreas transplantation and peritoneal dialysis surgery

Grams Jayleen General

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
foregut and bariatric surgery, focusing on disorders such as achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal or paraesophageal hernias, and morbid obesity and metabolic syndrome

Research Interests
adipocyte biology and dysmetabolism; the contribution of the microbiome to obesity and improvement of dysmetabolism after bariatric surgery, as well as clinical outcomes following bariatric surgery

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Professor

Clinical Interests
cleft and craniofacial outcomes research, and craniofacial trauma


Gray Stephen

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery

Research Interests
liver transplant candidate evaluation, management, and outcomes for adults, ensuring that culturally and ethnically appropriate assessment strategies are used to eliminate age and racial health disparities

Hanaway Michael

Professor
Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation

Clinical Interests
kidney and pancreas transplantation

Hendershot Kimberly

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
trauma and trauma systems; surgical critical care

Helslin

Professor
Executive Vice-Chair, UAB Department of Surgery
Chief of Medical Staff, UAB Hospital

Clinical Interests
surgical oncology

Holman

Professor; Chief, Surgical Services, Birmingham VA Medical Center 

Clinical Interests
adult cardiac surgery; surgery for heart failure

Hoopes, Charles

Professor; Chief, Section of Thoracic Transplantation; Co-Dir, Comprehensive Transplant Institute

Clinical Interests
cardiothoracic surgery


Renata web

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: neuroendocrine cancers, personalized cancer therapy, mouse models of neuroendocrine cancers, targeted drug delivery, nanomedicines, the tumor suppressor role of Notch

Johnson Michael Orthopaedic

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
orthopaedic surgery, foot and ankle, arthritis, amputation, osteotomy, pain management

GregKennedy web

Professor
Director, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Clinical Interests
colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, benign conditions of colon, rectum, and anus, and endoscopic treatment of colonic disease

Research Interests
chemoprevention of colon and rectal cancer

Kerby Jeffrey

Professor
Director, Division of Acute Care Surgery

Clinical Interests
trauma, critical care, and emergency general surgery

Research Interests
interventional trials in the pre-hospital emergency care setting

Khoury Joseph Orthopaedic

Associate Professor
Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Clinical Interests
infantile and adolescent scoliosis, reconstruction of the neonatal brachial plexus palsy, pediatric trauma, pediatric foot deformities and cerebral palsy

kilic ali

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
facial plastic surgery, especially rhinoplasty


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Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
Plastic Surgery


Kirkland James Cardiothoracic

Professor; John W. Kirklin Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery

Clinical Interests
advanced heart failure; surgical repair of congenital cardiac defects

krontiras

Professor

Clinical Interests
breast cancer

Kunkel Mark Orthopaedic

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
podiatry, diabetic foot care

Levesque Andre cv

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
aesthetic, breast and craniofacial procedures


locke

Assistant Professor
Director, Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program
Director, Transplant Analytics, Informatics & Quality

Clinical Interests
transplantation

Research Interests
statistical analysis and modeling of transplant outcomes and behavioral research focused on health disparities

Martin, Colin

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
intestinal failure, necrotizing enterocolitis

Research Interests
aryl-hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) and its role in modulating intestinal injury in neonates

Matthews Thomas

Assistant Professor
Program Director, Vascular Surgery Training Program

Clinical Interests
vascular surgery, endovascular therapy

CLINICAL PROFILE

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)


Morris Web

Assistant Professor
Chief of General Surgery, Birmingham VA Hospital

Research Interests
surgical outcomes research to identify high-risk patient populations, define predictors of poor outcomes, and develop and implement effective strategies for quality improvement

MORTELLARO, VINCENT

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
congenital colorectal, neonatal defects

Research Interests
pediatric surgical outcomes, bioinformatics

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Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
adult and pediatric plastic surgery


Oakes Jean Orthopaedic

Assistant Professor
Director, Hand Fellowship Program

Clinical Interests
hand surgery, injuries to muscles and tendons, carpal tunnel, polydactyly, arthritis

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Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
breast cancer

009Surgery Passman Vascular

Professor

Clinical Interests
open and catheter based treatments for aortic aneurysm, carotid artery disease, renovascular hypertension and peripheral artery occlusive disease

Research Interests
venous diseases

CLINICAL PROFILE

Patterson Mark General

Associate Professor
Chief of Vascular Surgery Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital

Clinical Interests
comprehensive management of lower extremity occlusive disease treatment of arterial aneurysms as well as occlusive disease

CLINICAL PROFILE

Pearce Benjamin General

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
tibial revascularization, open thoraco-abdominal reconstruction, complex endovascular reconstruction of aortic disease involving the visceral segment, and management of iatrogenic injury

CLINICAL PROFILE

Ponce Brent Orthopaedic

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
shoulder, knee, orthopaedic surgery

Research Interests
biomechanics of the shoulder

Porterfield John General

Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, General Surgery Residency Program

Clinical Interests
the refinement of clinical and biochemical diagnosis, imaging and surgical treatment of disorders of the pancreas, adrenal, thyroid, and parathyroid glands.

Research Interests

changing paradigms in teaching resident surgeons in the era of advanced minimally invasive surgery, limited work hours, and future technique and procedure credentialing

Sushanth Reddy 3

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
pancreatic cancers

Reiff Donald General

Professor
Assistant Chief Medical Officer

Clinical Interests
surgical treatment of obesity and metabolically related diseases; minimally invasive and open gastric bypass surgery, adjustable gastric banding, and sleeve gastrectomy

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Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
gastrointestinal surgery

Rogers, David

Professor
Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

Clinical Interests
pediatrics surgery

Ronson

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
adult cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery

Research Interests
clinical outcomes following cardiac surgery


Rue Loring

Professor

Clinical Interests
surgical critical care, trauma, trauma system development

Russell Robert Pediatric

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
minimally invasive pediatric surgery, pediatric trauma, neonatal surgery

Research Interests
mechanisms and translational questions regarding acute traumatic coagulopathy in the pediatric trauma population; quality improvement/clinical outcomes in pediatric surgery

Sanders Richard Orthopaedic

Clinical Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
orthopaedic surgery

Shah Ashish

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
sports medicine, foot and ankle surgery, orthopedic adult reconstruction

siegel

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
anterior hip surgery, minimally invasive hip and knee surgery, reverse shoulder arthroplasty, bone and soft tissue sarcoma surgery

Siric Franjo

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
thoracic transplantation and heart and lung assist device surgery; minimally invasive valve surgery; minimally invasive surgery of the aorta

Stahl Richard General

Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery
Director, Surgery Clerkship

Clinical Interests
surgical treatment of obesity and metabolically related diseases; minimally invasive and open gastric bypass surgery, adjustable gastric banding, and sleeve gastrectomy

Stephenson Stuart Orthopaedic

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
knee and hip replacement, arthroplasty, infection control

Strickland Virginia General

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
acute care surgery; surgical education

Tanner Lauren

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
acute surgery

tector web

Professor
Director, Xenotransplant Program

Clinical Interests
liver transplant, multi-visceral and small bowel transplant

Research Interests
xenotransplantation

Theiss Steven Orthopaedic

Professor
Director, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests
orthopaedic surgery

Research Interests
orthopaedic surgery

thomas gregory

Assistant Professor; Chief of Medical Staff, Shelby Baptist Medical Center

Clinical Interests
robotic cardiac as well as general thoracic surgery, minimally invasive valve repair and replacement and myocardial revascularization

Thurber John

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
Cardiothoracic Surgery


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Champ Lyons Professor of Surgery
Vice-Chair, Education, UAB Dept. of Surgery

Clinical Interests
surgical oncology

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Professor Emeritus

Clinical Interests
plastic surgery


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Senior Vice President, Medicine, UAB
Dean, School of Medicine

Clinical Interests
gastrointestinal

Wang thomas

Professor

Clinical Interests
thyroid and parathyroid diseases, adrenal neoplasms, pancreatic and hepatobiliary tumors, gastrointestinal malignancies, melanoma and soft tissue sarcomas

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

jared adam white

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
liver transplant and hepatobiliary surgery

Research Interests
outcomes in liver transplantation as well as liver directed therapies in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma; residency education

Windham Samuel

Associate Professor

Clinical Interests
chlorine gas induced injury

Younan Duraid

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests
trauma, acute care and critical care disease with a focus on trauma surgery

Young Carlton Transplantation

Professor
Director, Pancreas Transplantation
Director, Pediatric Renal Transplantation (Children’s of Alabama)
Assistant Dean for Medical Student Diversity and Inclusion
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education

Clinical Interests
transplantation

 
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