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Chair, Department of Surgery

Herbert Chen, M.D., FACS, is an internationally recognized surgeon-scientist and medical educator. He serves as chair of the Department of Surgery at The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and surgeon-in-chief of UAB Hospital.

 

 

 Christal MooreChristal Moore, MBA, MHA, FACHE

Executive Administrator, Department of Surgery

 

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James Bibb, Ph.D.

Vice Chair, Basic Research

 

Dr. Elizabeth Beierle

Elizabeth Beierle, M.D.

Vice Chair, Faculty Development

 

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Jayleen Grams, M.D.

Vice Chair, VA Affairs
Associate Chief of Staff, VA Surgical Services

 

Dr. George Yang

George Yang, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair, VA Affairs

Assistant Chief of Staff, VA Surgical Services

  

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Melanie S. Morris, M.D.

Vice Chair, Perioperative Services

 

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Catherine Parker, M.D.

Vice Chair, Patient Experience

  

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Daniel Chu, M.D.

Vice Chair, Health Services Research

 

Martin Colin, M.D., FACS

Colin Martin, M.D., FACS

Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

 

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Brenessa Lindeman, M.D., MEHP

Chief Wellness Officer, Department of Surgery

 

Division Directors

  • Beck, Adam, M.D.

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    Professor
    Director, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
    Holt A. McDowell, Jr., M.D. Endowed Chair of Vascular Surgery
    Director of Quality and Associate Chief Medical Quality Officer, CTI

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

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  • Chen, Mike K., M.D., MBA

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    Professor
    Director, Division of Pediatric Surgery

    Joseph M. Farley Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery
    Surgeon-in-Chief, Children’s of Alabama

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

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  • Davies, James, M.D.

    Dr. James Davies

    Professor
    Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    John W. Kirklin Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery
    Surgical Director, Cardiovascular Operating Room
    Director, UAB Cardiovascular Institute

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

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  • de la Torre, Jorge, M.D., MSHA

    Dr. de la Torre

    Professor
    Director, Division of Plastic Surgery
    Bruce F. Connell M.D., Endowed Chair in Plastic Surgery

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

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  • Dudeja, Vikas, M.D.

    Dr. Vikas Dudeja

    Associate Professor
    James P. Hayes, Jr., Endowed Professor in Gastrointestinal Oncology

    Director, Division of Surgical Oncology

    Areas of Interest
    pancreatic cancer, hepatobiliary malignancies, immunology and stromal biology

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  • Kennedy, Gregory, M.D., Ph.D.

    Dr. Gregory Kennedy

    Professor
    Director, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery
    John H. Blue Chair of General Surgery
    Cancer Network Director, O’Neal Cancer Service Line

    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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  • Kerby, Jeffrey D., M.D., Ph.D., FACS

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    Professor
    Brigham Family Endowed Professor in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

    Director, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

    Areas of Interest
    trauma, surgical critical care, acute care surgery, pre-hospital emergency care

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  • Krontiras, Helen, M.D.

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    Professor
    Director, Division of Breast and Endocrine Surgery
    Kirby I. Bland, M.D., Endowed Professor in Surgery
    Director of Clinical Affairs, O’Neal Cancer Service Line

    Areas of Interest
    Breast disease-prevention and surgical treatments

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  • Locke, Jayme, M.D., MPH

    Dr. Jayme Locke

    Professor
    Director, Division of Transplantation
    Arnold G. Diethelm Endowed Chair in Transplantation Surgery
    Director, UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute
    Director, Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program
    Director, Transplant Analytics, Informatics & Quality
    Associate Chief Medical Officer, Inpatient Quality & Patient Safety

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

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