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  • Bland, Kirby I., M.D.

    Bland Kirby SurgOnc

    Professor Emeritus, Surgical Oncology
    Fay Fletcher Kerner Chair Emeritus, Department of Surgery
    Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus, UAB Hospitals and Clinics
    Distinguished Faculty Scholar, UAB School of Medicine
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Senior Advisor to the Director
    O’Neal- UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Editor-in-Chief, Emeritus, American Journal of Surgery

    Areas of Interest
    breast cancer, chemoprevention



  • Chen, Herbert, M.D.

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    Chair, Department of Surgery
    Professor of Surgery
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Pediatrics

    Fay Fletcher Kerner Endowed Chair
    Surgeon-in-Chief, UAB Hospital and Health System
    Senior Advisor, O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB
    Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Heersink School of Medicine

    Areas of Interest
    thyroid and parathyroid surgery, minimally invasive radioguided parathyroidectomy, adrenal surgery, endocrine surgery, neuroendocrine cancer biology

  • Fazendin, Jessica M., M.D.

    Jessica Fazendin, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Director, Medical Student Surgery Clerkship

    Areas of Interest
    hyperparathyroidism, benign and malignant thyroid conditions, benign and malignant adrenal disease and complex management of inherited endocrine syndromes

  • Gillis, Andrea, M.D.

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    Assistant Professor
    Co-Director, Pre-College Research Internship for Students from Minority Backgrounds (PRISM)

    Areas of Interest
    breast and endocrine surgery, surgical oncolgy

  • Gutnik, Lily A., M.D.

    Dr. Lily GutnikAssistant Professor
    Associate Vice Chair, Global Surgery Equity

    Assistant Program Director for Global Surgery, General Surgery Residency Program
    Associate Scientist, O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB
    Associate Scientist, Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC)

    Areas of Interest 
    global surgery, global oncology, disparities, health services research, financial toxicity, oncoplastics

  • Holmes, Katelin, D.O.

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    Areas of Interest 
    sentinel lymph node biopsy, reverse axillary lymphatic mapping, oncoplastic breast surgery, male breast cancer

  • Jaskula-Sztul, Renata, Ph.D.

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    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest 
    neuroendocrine cancers, personalized cancer therapy, mouse models of neuroendocrine cancers, targeted drug delivery, nanomedicines, the tumor suppressor role of Notch

  • Krontiras, Helen, M.D.


    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

  • Lancaster, Rachael B., M.D.

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    Associate Professor
    Program Co-director, Surgery Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)
    Associate Program Director, UAB Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship

    Areas of Interest 
    breast cancer, DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ), benign breast disease, outcomes research

  • Lindeman, Brenessa, M.D., MEHP

    Dr. Brenessa Lindeman

    Associate Professor
    Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery

    Vice Chair, Education
    Program Director, UAB Endocrine Surgery Fellowship
    Assistant Dean, UAB Graduate Medical Education

    Areas of Interest

    thyroid cancer, parathyroid diseaseparathyroid disease, parathyroid disease, disorders of the adrenal gland, inherited endocrine syndromes, surgical education research

  • Parker, Catherine C., M.D.

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    Associate Professor
    Vice Chair, Patient Experience
    Chief, Section of Breast Surgery
    Program Director, UAB Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship

    Areas of Interest
    breast cancer, tumor biology, outcomes research

  • Strickland, Pamela L., M.D.

    Dr. Pamela Strickland

    Clinical Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    breast surgery