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Dr. Sasha Still

Assistant Professor

Section Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Birmingham VA

Areas of Interest
adult cardiac surgery, aortic aneurysm and dissection repair, aortic valve repair, valvular heart disease, coronary artery bypass grafting, minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting, outcomes research


Dr. Sasha Anne Still is an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UAB. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas and completed her general surgery training at Baylor Scott and White in Dallas, Texas. She then moved to Birmingham where she completed a two year traditional fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, followed by a one year advanced fellowship in aortic surgery.

She is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Women in Thoracic Surgery, and International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.


Medical School
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine


Baylor University Medical Center (Baylor Scott & White)
General Surgery Residency

UAB Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Honors and Awards

  • Thoracic Surgery Foundation / Women in Thoracic Surgery Carolyn Reed Traveling Fellowship (2022)
    • Award funding travel to France and Germany to learn aortic valve and root repair techniques
  • Chief Resident of the Year (2018-2019)
  • Trauma Resident of the Year (2018-2019)
  • Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Resident Jeopardy Champion (2017)
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons Looking to the Future Scholarship Recipient (2016)


Eudailey KW, Ebrahimi AJ, Still S, Prejean SP, Von Mering G, Beck AW, Ahmed MI. Endovascular Repair of an Ascending Dissection After Self Expanding TAVR via Suprasternal Approach. Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 16:S0003-4975(22)00344-7.

Brown SR, Still SA, Eudailey KW, Beck AW, Gunn AJ. Acute traumatic injury of the aorta: presentation, diagnosis, and treatment. Ann Transl Med. 2021 Jul;9(14):1193.

Eudailey KW, Ebrahimi AJ, Still S, Prejean SP, Ahmed MI, Beck AW, Von Mering G. Snare-Assisted Delivery for Ascending Endovascular Repair of Acute Type A Dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul;112(1):e5-e8.

Still S, Dabal R. Ventricular Septal Defects. TSRA Clinical Scenarios in Cardiothoracic Surgery: 2nd Edition.

Still S, Myers RP, Tallaj J, Pamboukian S, Holman W, Davies J, Hoopes CW, Orozco-Hernandez E. Pedicle flap coverage for infected ventricular assist device augmented with dissolving antibiotic beads: Creation of an antibacterial pocket. J Card Surg. 2020 Oct;35(10):2825-2828.

Jamil A, Still S, Schwartz GS, Podgaetz E, Mason DP. Tracheal resection for tracheal stenosis. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2019 Oct 25;33(1):15-18.


Campus Address
THT 754

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