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Dr. Tania K. AroraTania K. Arora, M.D., FSSO

Vice Chair, Global Surgery


Selected after an intensive nationwide search, Dr. Tania K. Arora, a board-certified surgical oncologist, has focused her clinical and research practice on quality improvement in healthcare education, in addition to diversity and inclusion in surgery. She has also previously served as assistant dean for belonging and inclusivity at Augusta University.


Saulat Sajjad Sheikh, M.B.B.S.Saulat Sajjad Sheikh, M.B.B.S.

Associate Vice Chair, Global Surgery


Dr. Saulat Sheikh joined the UAB Department of Surgery in July 2020 as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Abdominal Transplantation. Dr. Sheikh attended medical school at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan where she was conferred the "Best Graduate" award. She subsequently completed her General Surgery Residency at York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania. Dr. Sheikh graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Abdominal Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellowship in 2020.

Her areas of interest include liver transplantation, kidney transplantation, pediatric transplantation, live donor liver transplant, live donor kidney transplant, and hepatobiliary surgery.