Contact Us

UAB Healthfinder 1.800.UAB.8816 or 205.934.9999

To make an appointment:

  • Call 934-9999 or toll-free 1-800-822-8816 , and an experienced UAB registered nurse will help you choose, and if desired, make an appointment with a UAB physician or service, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Request an appointment online using the form here.
  • Physicians needing a referral please call UAB MIST at 800-822-6478


Adult Orthopaedic Surgery at Highlands and Russell Clinic 205.975.BONE (2663)
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Children's & Acton Road 205.638.9146 (option 1)
Sports Medicine Ortho Children's Ambulatory Care 205.934.1041
Gastrointestinal Surgery 205.975.3000
Otolaryngology 205.934.9766
Pediatric Surgery 205.638.9688
Vascular Surgery; University Hospital & Kirklin Clinic 205.934.2003, 205.996.8276
Surgical Oncology 205.934.3028
Transplant Referrals -- Renal & Pancreas 888.822.7892 or 205.975.9200
 -- Liver Transplant 866.305.5691 or 205.975.5691
 -- Pediatric Transplantation 205.939.6631
The Kirklin Clinic  205.934.3411
For Health Professionals (referrals) UAB-MIST 800.822.6478
--Physician Liason  205.934.6890 
Hospital Billing Questions 205.934.6400
Surgery Billing  205.731.6055 or 866.610.6055
*To obtain Medical Records you must contact the Physician's Patient Care Office. 

Department of Surgery--
 Chairman's Office
Physical Address 
502 Boshell Building
1808 7th Avenue South
Birmingham AL 35294-0012
Phone: 205.975.5000 (Chairman's Academic Office)

Mailing Address: 
1720 2nd Avenue South
BDB 502
Birmingham, AL 35294-0012


General Surgery Residency Program

Director: John R. Porterfield, MD, FACS

Manager: Jamie Moody- Link to
Coordinator: Lynn Hough

1922 7th Avenue South, Kracke 217
Birmingham, AL 35294
Phone: 205- 975-3288 (Residency Program)
Fax: 205-975-5867 (Residency Program)

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