Cleveland David Cardiothoracic

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest

complex congenital heart disease, fetal intervention, adult congenital heart disease, outcomes research

Biography

Dr. David C. Cleveland received his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed his pediatric cardiovascular surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto Canada. Among other positions, Dr. Cleveland has served as the chief of pediatric cardiac surgery for the Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, The Children’s Hospital at Medical City Dallas, and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. While in Phoenix, he founded the Eller Congenital Heart Center and served as its executive director until his departure in 2011. Dr. Cleveland has a major interest in developing medical student educational programs and enhancing resident training. He was the Program Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program from 2016-2018.

His special interests include early repair of complex congenital heart disease, fetal intervention, adult congenital heart disease, and outcomes measurement for continuous performance improvement.


Education

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Residency
University of Toronto

Residency
University of Toronto

Post Graduate
Auburn University
MBA


Contact Information

Email
dclevel@uab.edu

Phone
205-934-2419

Campus Address
9100 Women and Infants Center