• Aliotta, Rachel, M.D.

    Rachel Aliotta, MDAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest 
    hand & upper extremity surgery, nerve surgery, plastic surgery, breast and body contouring, aesthetic surgery

  • Anderson, Douglas James, M.D., M.S.

    Dr. Douglas James Anderson

    Assistant Professor
    Program Director, UAB Abdominal Transplant Fellowship

    Areas of Interest
    kidney transplantation, immunosuppression

  • Anderson, Jacob, D.O., FACS

    major jacob anderson 150x150Clinical Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest 
    trauma and acute care surgery

  • Anderson, Scott A., M.D.

    Anderson, Scott

    Associate Professor
    Director, ECMO Program at Children's of Alabama
    Program Director, UAB Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

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

  • Athanasuleas, Constantine L., M.D.

    Athanasuleas Constantine Cardiothoracic


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

  • Beck, Adam, M.D.

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    Director, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
    Holt A. McDowell, Jr., M.D. Endowed Chair of Vascular Surgery
    Director of Quality and Associate Chief Medical Quality Officer, CTI

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

  • Beierle, Elizabeth A., M.D.

    Dr. Elizabeth Beierle

    Vice Chair, Faculty Development
    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 S., M.D.

    Bellot Chris Cardiothoracic

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    adult cardiac surgery, surgical critical care, ECMO

  • Betzold, Richard D., M.D., FACS

    Trauma Photoshoot Edits Betzold 150x150Clinical Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest 
    trauma and acute care surgery, vascular trauma with the evolution of vascular trauma care, advancing minimally invasive techniques into trauma and acute care surgery, ways to optimize resident education

  • Bibb, James, Ph.D.

    Dr. James Bibb

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

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

  • Black, Jonathan, M.D.

    Johnathan Black, MD

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    trauma systems, quality improvement, surgical critical care

  • Bland, Kirby I., M.D.

    Bland Kirby SurgOnc

    Professor, Surgical Oncology
    Fay Fletcher Kerner Chair Emeritus, Department of Surgery
    Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus, UAB Hospitals and Clinics
    Distinguished Faculty Scholar, UAB School of Medicine
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Senior Advisor to the Director
    O’Neal- UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Editor-in-Chief, Emeritus, American Journal of Surgery

    Areas of Interest
    breast cancer, chemoprevention



  • Broman, Kristy K., M.D., M.P.H.

    Dr. Kummerow

    Assistant Professor
    Co-Director, UAB Women in Surgery
    Associate Director for Quality, O'Neal Cancer Service Line
    Member, Institute for Cancer Outcomes & Survivorship

    Areas of Interest
    surgical oncology, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, sarcoma, breast cancer, research on cancer care delivery

  • Cannon, Jamie A., M.D.

    Dr. Jamie Cannon

    Associate Professor
    Program Director, UAB 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

  • Cannon, Robert M., M.D., FACS

    Dr. Robert Cannon

    Assistant Professor
    Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program

    Areas of Interest

    liver transplantation, minimally invasive hepatic surgery, surgical management of portal hypertension, surgical management of polycystic liver disease, comprehensive management of benign and malignant hepatobiliary tumors, including hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma

  • Carroll, Shannon L., M.D., FACS

    Dr. Carroll Shannon

    Associate Professor

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

  • Carter, Angela, Ph.D.

    Dr. Angela Carter


    Areas of Interest
    neuroendocrine tumorigenesis and pathophysiology, tumor-derived hormonal induction of gastrointestinal disease, bioengineering microbial-based therapeutics, host-microbe interactions

  • Chakraborti, Ayanabha, M.S., Ph.D.

    Dr. ChakrabortiInstructor
    Managing Director, UAB Behavioral Assessment Core

    Areas of Interest 
    Gut-Brain Axis and Mood Disorders, Sex differences in Stress related Disorders, Metabolic Syndrome and Neuropsychiatric comorbidities

  • Chaudry, Irshad, Ph.D.

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    Professor Emeritus

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

  • Chen, Herbert, M.D., FACS

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    Chair, Department of Surgery
    Professor of Surgery
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Pediatrics

    Fay Fletcher Kerner Endowed Chair
    Surgeon-in-Chief, UAB Hospital and Health System
    Senior Advisor, O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB

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