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Dr. M. R. ChambersProfessor

Areas of Interest
brain tumors, spine disorders

Dr. Chambers earned her bachelor's and doctor of veterinary medicine degrees from Auburn University and her medical degree from UAB. She completed the Halsted Surgical Internship at Johns Hopkins University and Neurosurgical Residency at Vanderbilt University. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.

Chambers' clinical interests include all areas of neurological surgery involving brain, spine and peripheral nerve with an emphasis on surgical, stereotactic and computer-assisted treatment of brain tumors. Her academic interests include brain tumor therapies, vertebral fractures associated with osteoporosis, and degenerative spinal conditions. She is the principal investigator in two pending spinal instrumentation trials at UAB. With her veterinary background, she is involved in brain tumor therapy collaborations between Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and UAB School of Medicine, where she teaches neurosurgical residents and medical and nursing students. She is a strong proponent of the One Health Initiative, an effort to improve animal and public health worldwide and strengthen medicine by working together.


Medical School

Johns Hopkins University

Vanderbilt University

Veterinary School
Auburn University


Campus Address
FOT 1034

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