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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.




Department of Surgery


Phone: 205-975-5000
Fax: 205-975-2199

Physical Address:
502 Boshell Building
1808 7th Avenue South
Birmingham AL 35294-0012

Mailing Address: 
1530 3rd Avenue South
BDB 502
Birmingham, AL 35249-0012 



General Surgery Residency Program

Director: John R. Porterfield, MD, FACS

Manager: Michelle Dunn - Link to 
Coordinator: Lynn Hough

1922 7th Avenue South, Kracke 217
Birmingham, AL 35294
Phone: 205 934-9600
Fax: 205-975-5867