Faculty

  • Anderson, Scott

    Associate Professor
    Director, ECMO Program at Children's of Alabama

    Areas of Interest
    congenital diaphragmatic hernia, ECMO, minimally invasive neonatal and pediatric surgery, surgical education

  • Athanasuleas Constantine Cardiothoracic

    Professor

    Areas of Interest
    coronary artery bypass, aortic surgery and valvular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery

  • Beck web

    Director, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
    Holt A. McDowell, Jr., M.D., Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery
    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    complex aortic disease, including aortic dissection, suprarenal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms, device development, outcomes research

  • Beierle Elizabeth Pediatric

    Professor
    Surgical Director, Hepatobiliary Clinic, Children's of Alabama
    Charles D. McCrary Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery

    Areas of Interest
    pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric solid tumors, neuroblastoma

  • Bellot Chris Cardiothoracic

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    adult cardiac surgery, surgical critical care

  • Bibb James web

    Vice Chair, Basic Research 
    Dr. Champ Lyons Endowed Chair in General Surgery
    Professor

    Areas of Interest
    cognition and synaptic plasticity, mental illness, addiction, neuronal injury, neuroendocrine cancer, intracellular signal transduction

  • Bland Kirby SurgOnc

    Professor
    Chair Emeritus, Department of Surgery
    Distinguished Faculty Scholar, School of Medicine
    Senior Advisor, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Areas of Interest
    breast cancer, chemoprevention

  • Bosarge patrick 1 AcuteCare

    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    trauma resuscitation, pre-hospital care, surgical critical care

  • Dr. Guerard W. ByrneAssociate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    xenotransplantation

  • Cannon Jamie General

    Associate Professor
    Director, UAB Colorectal Surgery Program
    Director, Colorectal Surgery Fellowship

    Areas of Interest
    minimally invasive colorectal surgery, sphincter-sparing surgery for colorectal cancer, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, rectal prolapse, colonic inertia, anal cancer

  • Carroll Shannon General

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    trauma, surgical critical care, motor vehicle crash injury prevention

  • Chaignaud Beverly Pediatric

    Assistant Professor
    Director, Burn Unit, Children's of Alabama

    Areas of Interest
    burns, critical care, tissue engineering

  • chaudry web

    Professor

    Areas of Interest
    trauma, hemorrhage, sepsis, gender dimorphism, immune functions, cardiovascular functions

  • Herb Chen Color Cropped 3397 Rieger web

    Chairman, Department of Surgery
    Professor of Surgery
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Fay Fletcher Kerner Endowed Chair
    Surgeon-in-Chief, UAB Hospital and Health System
    Senior Advisor, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

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

  • Chen Mike Pediatric

    Professor
    Jospeh M. Farley Chair in Pediatric Surgery
    Director, Division of Pediatric Surgery
    Surgeon-in-Chief, Children’s of Alabama Hospital

    Areas of Interest
    anorectal malformation, Hirschsprung’s disease, bowel management, congenital anomalies, thoracic defects and minimal invasive surgery

  • Dr. Daniel Chu

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and anorectal pathology, health care disparities research, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS), microbiome research

  • Cleveland David Cardiothoracic

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program

    Areas of Interest

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

  • Collawn

    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    laser procedures, skin tightening, resurfacing, fat grafting, transplantation, liposuction, reepitheliazation, skin grafts, wound healing, minimally invasive surgery, laser surgery, fat transplantation

  • Carlo Contreras 1

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    melanoma, gastointestinal cancers

  • cooperdavid

    Professor
    Co-Director, UAB Xenotransplant Program

    Areas of Interest
    brain death, organ transplantation, islet xenotransplantation, xenotransplantation