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Forging the future of surgery

The UAB Department of Surgery is an integral part of one of the nation's largest health systems. Nationally known for our compassionate care, cutting-edge research, and comprehensive training programs, we're dedicated to delivering the most advanced care to patients from across our region.

Our Programs

Preparing the next generation of physicians and scientists

We're dedicated to nurturing and guiding the future generation of physicians and physician-scientists, recognizing that our trainees are the cornerstone of our nation's healthcare system.

Our People

Home to leading experts and distinguished scholars

Our faculty, staff, and trainees play an exceptionally critical role in shaping the future of healthcare through their expertise in education, research, and clinical practice, driving innovation and excellence.

Latest Surgery News and Updates

  • UAB patient with congenital heart disease shares story to give others hope
    Feb 23, 2024
  • Heart and kidney transplant patient defies odds and delivers baby at UAB Hospital
    Feb 06, 2024
  • Study: UAB researchers establish optimal immunosuppression regimen for pig-to-human kidney transplants
    Jan 24, 2024
  • UAB earns Women’s Choice Award for “Best Hospital” designation for eight areas
    Jan 17, 2024

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