Anderson, Scott

Associate Professor
Director, ECMO Program at Children's of Alabama

Areas of Interest
congenital diaphragmatic hernia, ECMO, minimally invasive neonatal and pediatric surgery, surgical education

Athanasuleas Constantine Cardiothoracic

Professor

Areas of Interest
coronary artery bypass, aortic surgery and valvular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery

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Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
endocrine surgery, thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules, Graves’ disease, goiter, hyperparathyroidism, general surgery, post-acute care

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Director, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Holt A. McDowell, Jr., M.D., Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery
Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
complex aortic disease, including aortic dissection, suprarenal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms, device development, outcomes research

Beierle Elizabeth Pediatric

Professor
Surgical Director, Hepatobiliary Clinic, Children's of Alabama

Areas of Interest
pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric solid tumors, neuroblastoma

Bellot Chris Cardiothoracic

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
adult cardiac surgery, surgical critical care

Bibb James web

Vice Chair, Basic Research 
Dr. Champ Lyons Endowed Chair in General Surgery
Professor

Areas of Interest
cognition and synaptic plasticity, mental illness, addiction, neuronal injury, neuroendocrine cancer, intracellular signal transduction

Bland Kirby SurgOnc

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

Areas of Interest
breast cancer, chemoprevention

Bosarge patrick 1 AcuteCare

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
trauma resuscitation, pre-hospital care, surgical critical care

Cannon Jamie General

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
minimally invasive colorectal surgery, sphincter-sparing surgery for colorectal cancer, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, rectal prolapse, colonic inertia, anal cancer

Carroll Shannon General

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
trauma, surgical critical care, motor vehicle crash injury prevention

Chaignaud Beverly Pediatric

Assistant Professor
Director, Burn Unit, Children's of Alabama

Areas of Interest
burns, critical care, tissue engineering

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Professor

Areas of Interest
trauma, hemorrhage, sepsis, gender dimorphism, immune functions, cardiovascular functions

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

Areas of Interest
thyroid and parathyroid surgery, minimally invasive radioguided parathyroidectomy, adrenal surgery, endocrine surgery, neuroendocrine cancer biology

Chen Mike Pediatric

Professor
Jospeh M. Farley Chair in Pediatric Surgery
Director, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Children’s of Alabama Hospital

Areas of Interest
anorectal malformation, Hirschsprung’s disease, bowel management, congenital anomalies, thoracic defects and minimal invasive surgery

Dr. John Christein

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
pancreatic cancer, chronic pancreatitis, pancreaticoduodenectomies (Whipple procedure)

Dr. Daniel Chu

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and anorectal pathology, health care disparities research, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS), microbiome research

Cleveland David Cardiothoracic

Clinical Assistant Professor
Program Director, Cardiothoracic Residency 

Areas of Interest
complex congenital heart disease, fetal intervention, adult congenital heart disease, outcomes research, xenotransplantation reserach

Collawn

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
laser procedures, skin tightening, resurfacing, fat grafting, transplantation, liposuction, reepitheliazation, skin grafts, wound healing, minimally invasive surgery, laser surgery, fat transplantation

Carlo Contreras 1

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
melanoma, gastointestinal cancers

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Professor
Co-Director, UAB Xenotransplant Program

Areas of Interest
brain death, organ transplantation, islet xenotransplantation, xenotransplantation

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Assistant Professor
Director, 4th-Year Surgery Clerkship

Areas of Interest
minimally invasive GI surgery, foregut and anti-reflux, abdominal wall hernias, surgical education

Dabal Robert Cardiothoracic

Chief, Section of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
A.D. Pacifico, M.D., Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery
Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
pediatric cardiac surgery, quality improvement and outcomes research

James Davies, M.D.

Division Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery
John W. Kirklin Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery
Chief, Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director of the Cardiothoracic Operating Room
Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery, Birmingham Veterans Hospital
Professor

Areas of Interest
adult cardiac surgery, cardiac valvular disease, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, outcomes research

016Surgery delaTorre Plastics

Professor
Director, Division of Plastic Surgery

Areas of Interest
abdminoplasty, aesthetic surgery, body contouring, breast reduction and mastopexy procedures, complex wound healing problems including pressure sores, liposuction, trunk contouring after gastric bypass

Deierhoi Mark H. M

Professor

Areas of Interest
renal transplantation

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Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest
breast reconstruction, abdominal wall reconstruction, body contouring, aesthetic breast surgery, facial rejuvenation

Dr. James Donahue

Associate Professor
Section Chief, Thoracic Surgery

Areas of Interest
Lung and esophageal cancer surgery, chest wall surgery, tracheal resection and reconstruction, mediastinal tumors, outcomes research, airway disorders, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, lung nodules, mediastinal tumors, chest wall tumors, malignant pleural effusions, pneumothorax, esophageal disease (benign)

Dr. Devin Eckhoff

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

Areas of Interest
pediatric and adult liver transplantation, complex hepatobiliary surgery, ischemia reperfusion injury, xenotransplantation

Dr. Jose EstradaAssistant Professor

Areas of Interest
xenotransplantation, animal reproduction and genetics, SCNT-cloning, embryo transfer, genetics

018Surgery Fix Plastics

Professor

Areas of Interest
breast reconstruction and hand surgery

Dr. Aurelio Galli

Professor
Director for Gastrointestinal Biology Research

Areas of Interest
brain development and plasticity, neurotransmitters, substance abuse

George James Cardiothoracic

Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham Cardiovascular Surgical Research Chair

Areas of Interest
immune regulation of post-transplant vascular disease and allograft rejection, transplantation and heart failure outcomes research

Grams Jayleen General

Associate Professor
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery at Birmingham VA
Assistant Program Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

Areas of Interest
foregut and bariatric surgery, achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal or paraesophageal hernias, morbid obesity and metabolic syndrome, role of microbiome in obesity, outcomes research

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Professor
James C. Lee, III Chair in Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Areas of Interest
pediatric plastic surgery, pediatric craniofacial surgery, outcomes research, biomechanics, wound healing

Gray Stephen Transplantation

Assistant Professor
Director, Abdominal Transplant Fellowship 

Areas of Interest
liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery, outcomes research, health disparities research

Grubbs web

Professor
Co-Leader, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Chemoprevention Program

Areas of Interest
chemoprevention, breast cancer

Dr. Michael Hanaway

Professor
Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation

Areas of Interest
kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, induction therapy

Dr. Richard Hanney

Professor

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Associate Professor

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Associate Professor

Kimberly Hendershot, M.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
trauma systems, surgical critical care, trauma and surgical education

Heslin Martin 2 surg On

Professor
Executive Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery
Chief of Medical Staff, UAB Hospital
James P. Hayes, Jr. Endowed Professor in Gastrointestinal Oncology

Areas of Interest
gastrointestinal oncology, focusing primarily on neoplasms of the pancreas, stomach, colon and rectum

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Professor
Chief, Surgical Services, Birmingham VA Medical Center
Assistant Program Director, Cardiothoracic Residency

Areas of Interest
adult cardiac surgery, surgery for heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and surgery for heart failure, surgical education

Hoopes Charles Cardiothoracic

Professor
Chief, Section of Thoracic Transplantation
Director, Lung Transplantation

Areas of Interest
thoracic transplantation, ambulatory ECMO systems for patients awaiting lung transplantation, microbiome in pulmonary transplantation

Dr. Parker Hu

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
trauma surgery, emergency general surgery, surgical critical care, outcomes following damage control surgery, trauma resuscitation, endothelial dysfunction in trauma

Dr. James HwangAssociate Professor

Areas of Interest
burn surgery, wound healing, wound care

Dr. Hayato Iwase, M.D., Ph.D.

Instructor

Dr. Jan Jansen

Associate Professor
Director of Research, Division of Acute Care Surgery

Areas of Interest
trauma, critical care medicine, acute care surgery

Renata web

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest 
neuroendocrine cancers, personalized cancer therapy, mouse models of neuroendocrine cancers, targeted drug delivery, nanomedicines, the tumor suppressor role of Notch

Dr. Gregory Kennedy

Professor
Director, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery
John H. Blue Chair of General Surgery

Areas of Interest
colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, benign conditions of colon, rectum and anus, endoscopic treatment of colonic disease, chemoprevention

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Professor
Director, Division of Acute Care Surgery

Clinical Interests
trauma, surgical critical care, acute care surgery, pre-hospital emergency care

Kilic

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interests
hand surgery, aesthetic breast surgery, facial plastic surgery

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Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
pediatric plastic surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery, reconstruction of Moh’s defects, treatment of birthmarks and vascular lesions, cutaneous wound healing

Kirklin James cardio

Professor
James K. Kirklin Endowed Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Areas of Interest
health services research, surgical outcomes

Dr. Harry Kourliss

Clinical Assistant Professor

krontiras

Professor
Director, Division of Surgical Oncology

Areas of Interest
breast cancer, chemoprvention

Lancaster Rachael 2 surg Onc

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest 
breast cancer, DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ), benign breast disease, outcomes research

Dr. Brenessa Lindeman

Associate Director, General Surgery Residency Program
Associate Designated Institutional Official, Graduate Medical Education
Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

thyroid cancer, parathyroid diseaseparathyroid disease, parathyroid disease, disorders of the adrenal gland, inherited endocrine syndromes, surgical education research

Dr. Jayme Locke

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

Areas of Interest
abdominal transplantation, incompatible organ transplantation, transplantation of HIV-infected end-stage patients, outcomes and behavioral research focused on health disparities

Dr. Paul MacLennan

Associate Professor
Associate Director, Transplant Analytics, Informatics & Quality

Dr. Reema MallickClinical Instructor

Martin, Colin

Associate Professor
Surgical Director, UAB/Children's of Alabama Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation

Areas of Interest
intestinal failure, necrotizing enterocolitis, intestinal mucosal biology and innate immunity

Dr. Heinrich Matthies

Assistant Professor

David Mauchley

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
complex congenital heart disease, fetal intervention, adult congenital heart disease, outcomes research, xenotransplantation research

Dr. Kertrisa McWhite

Clinical Assistant Professor

Mobley webAssociate Professor
Director, Mass Spectrometry/ Proteomics Shared Facility

Areas of Interest 
proteomics

Morris Web

Associate Professor
Chief of General Surgery, Birmingham VA Hospital

Areas of Interest
colon and rectal surgery, outcomes and quality improvement research

Mortellaro vincent peds

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
congenital colorectal, neonatal defects, outcomes research, bioinformatics

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Assistant Professor

Areas of Interests
adult and pediatric plastic surgery

Zdenek Novak, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.H.I.

Instructor

Areas of Interest
outcomes research, quality initiative and quality improvements, data management and analysis

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Areas of Interest
Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AHR) in liver and colorectal disease

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Areas of Interest
mechanical circulatory support, ventricular assistance devices, heart transplant, adult cardiac surgery, vascular and endovascular Surgery

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Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
breast cancer, tumor biology, outcomes research

Dr. Abhisek ParmarAssistant Professor

Areas of Interest
gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal and paraesophageal hernias, abdominal wall hernias, gallbladder disease, resident education and health outcomes research

Marc Passman, M.D.

Professor
Vice-Chair, Clinical Research

Areas of Interest
open and catheter based treatments for aortic aneurysm, carotid artery disease, renovascular hypertension and peripheral artery occlusive disease

Patterson Mark vascular

Associate Professor
Chief of Vascular Surgery Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital

Areas of Interest
lower extremity occlusive disease, arterial aneurysms

Pearce Ben web

Associate Professor
Program Director Vascular Integrated Residency and Fellowship Programs

Areas of Interest
tibial revascularization, open thoraco-abdominal reconstruction, complex endovascular reconstruction of aortic disease involving the visceral segment, iatrogenic injury

Porterfield John General

Associate Professor 
Director, General Surgery Residency Program

Areas of Interest
disorders of the pancreas, adrenal, thyroid, and parathyroid glands

Reddy sushanth surg onc

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
stomach cancer, pancreas and liver cancers, Wnt signaling

Dr. Donald Reiff

Professor
Assistant Chief Medical Officer

Areas of Interest
trauma and surgical critical care, motor vehicle crash injury prevention, military trauma training

Luz M. Reyes, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
genetic characterization, genome editing

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Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
health services research, biostatistics

Jill Richter, M.D.Assistant Professor

 

Areas of Interest 
trauma, hemorrhage, resuscitation, endothelial glycocalyx, lung injury, bioengineered in vitro models, mechanotransduction signaling

Rogers David peds

Professor
Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

Areas of Interest
general pediatric surgery, medical education

Dr. J. Bart RoseAssistant Professor

Areas of Interest
liver, pancreatic, and bile duct cancers; early detection and mechanisms of cancer development in cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer)

Assistant Professor

Rue Loring

Professor
Chief Medical Officer

Areas of Interest
surgical critical care, trauma, trauma system development, quality, patient safety, and clinical and operational effectiveness

Russell Robert Pediatric

Associate Professor
Director, Trauma Program, Children's of Alabama

Areas of Interest
minimally invasive pediatric surgery, pediatric trauma, neonatal surgery, quality improvement and outcomes research

Dr. Sara J. Pereira

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
adult cardiac surgery, reoperative cardiac surgery, valve surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery

Spangler Emily vascularAssistant Professor

Areas of Interest
lower extremity occlusive disease, open and catheter-based treatments for aortic aneurysm, complex endovascular repair, carotid artery disease, limb salvage, outcomes reserach

Stahl Richard General

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery
Director, Surgery Clerkship
Program Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

Areas of Interest
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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Assistant Professor

Areas of Interests
acute care surgery, resident and medical student education

Tanner Lauren acute Care

Assistant Professor
Co-Director, UAB Women in Surgery Program

Areas of Interest
acute care surgery, resident and medical student education

Zhuo Tao, M.D.Instructor

 

Areas of Interest
organ transplant, BM/HSC transplant, transplant risk assessment, donor selection, recipient/donor pair selection, transplant outcome, engraftment monitoring, transplant organ rejection monitoring, HLA antibody detection/identification

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Professor
Director, Xenotransplant Program

Areas of Interest
liver transplant, multi-visceral and small bowel transplant, xenotransplantation

Matthew F. Tector, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
xenotransplantation, genetic engineering, protein synthesis, immunology

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Professor Emeritus
Vice-Chair, Education, Department of Surgery

Areas of Interest
surgical oncology, breast carcinoma, melanoma, sarcoma, surgical education

VanderNoot Marty acute care

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
international medicine, emergency medicine, wound care, hyperbaric oxygen

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Professor Emeritus

Clinical Interests
plastic surgery

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

Areas of Interest
gastrointestinal surgery, pancreatic cancer, hepatobiliary tumors, health dispartities, hernia surgery

Dr. Thomas Wang

Professor

Areas of Interest
thyroid and parathyroid diseases, adrenal neoplasms, pancreatic and hepatobiliary tumors, gastrointestinal malignancies, melanoma and soft tissue sarcomas

Zheng-Yu Wang, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
xenoimmunology, xenotransplantation, xenotransfusion, immunology

Dr. Benjamin Wei

Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director, Cardiothoracic Residency

Areas of Interest
robotic-assisted and video-assisted thoracic surgery, lung and esophageal cancer surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease, paraesophageal hernias, esophageal motility disorders

White jared transplant

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
liver transplant and hepatobiliary surgery, outcomes research, surgical education

Windham Samuel acute care

Professor

Areas of Interest
surgical critical care, wound closure, trauma systems development, pre-hospital notification and injury prediction, blunt or penetrating trauma, organ recovery

Younan Duraid acutecare

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
trauma, acute care and surgical critical care

Dr. Carlton Young

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

Areas of Interest
kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, pediatric renal transplantation, health disparities research