Derek A. Dubay, MD

dubay 2 Derek A. DuBay, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery

701 Zeigler Bldg
703 19th Street S
Birmingham, AL 35294

Phone: 205-996-5970
Fax: 205-996-9037

Board Certification  

Board Certification in General Surgery
Multiorgan Abdominal Transplant Accreditation
Certificate in Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery Oncology


Areas of Interest 

Liver Transplantation

Hepatobiliary Surgery including Hepatic Colorectal Metastases, Peri-hilar Cholangiocarcinoma, and Hepatocellular Carcinoma



1995    Bachelor of Science in Biology
             Briar Cliff College
             Sioux City, Iowa

1999     Doctor of Medicine
              University of Iowa College of Medicine
              Iowa City, Iowa


Society Memberships

American Society of Transplant Surgeon Member

American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Member

American College of Surgeons Candidate Member

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada


Awards and Honors

1995  Graduated Summa Cum Laude, B.S. in Biology
1998 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical School Honor Society
2002 Frederick Coller General Surgery Research Fellowship
2005-2006      Chief Administrative Resident, University of Michigan
2005 Dr. Arnold G. Coran Outstanding Medical Student Educator Award
2005-2006 Bronze Beeper Award for Medical Student Education
2006 Dr. Robert Bartlett Resident Educator Award


Selected Publications

In Situ Hypothermic Liver Preservation to Facilitate Radical Hepatic and Caval Tumor Extirpation with Major Vascular Reconstruction.
DuBay DA, Gallinger S, Hawryluck L, Swallow C, McCluskey S, McGilvray ID.
Br J Surg. 2009.

Adult right-lobe living liver donors: quality of life, attitudes and predictors of donor outcomes.
DuBay DA, Holtzman S, Adcock L, Abbey S, Greenwood S, Macleod C, Kashfi A, Jacob M, Renner EL, Grant DR, Levy GA, Therapondos G.
Am J Transplant. 2009 May;9(5):1169-78.

A cylindrical femoral vein panel graft for caval reconstructions.
DuBay DA, Lindsay T, Swallow C, McGilvray I.
J Vasc Surg. 2009 Jan;49(1):255-9.

Sirolimus in liver transplant recipients with renal dysfunction offers no advantage over low-dose calcineurin inhibitor regimens.
DuBay D, Smith RJ, Qiu KG, Levy GA, Lilly L, Therapondos G.
Liver Transpl. 2008 May;14(5):651-9.

Is routine ureteral stenting cost-effective in renal transplantation?
DuBay DA, Lynch R, Cohn J, Ads Y, Punch JD, Pelletier SJ, Campbell DA Jr, Englesbe MJ.
J Urol. 2007 Dec;178(6):2509-13; discussion 2513. Epub 2007 Oct 15.