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  • 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, 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

  • Bateni, Sarah B., M.D., MSW, MAS

    Bateni SarahAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest 
    skin and soft tissue malignancies including melanoma, nonmelanoma skin cancers, retroperitoneal and extremity sarcoma, and neuroendocrine tumors

  • Beck, Adam, M.D.

    Dr. Adam Beck

    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, CVI

    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.

    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

  • Black, Jonathan, M.D.

    Johnathan Black, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Associate Principal, Office of Clinical Practice Transformation

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

  • Bland, Kirby I., M.D.

    Bland Kirby SurgOnc

    Professor Emeritus, 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.


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    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

    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.

    Dr. Robert Cannon

    Associate 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.

    Dr. Carroll Shannon

    Associate Professor

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

  • Carter, Angela, Ph.D.

    Dr. Angela Carter

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    host microbe interactions, mechanisms of microbial regulation of substance use disorders, bioengineering microbial-based therapeutics, hormonal and metabolic syndromes and disease

  • 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.

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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
    Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Heersink School of Medicine

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

  • Chen, Mike K., M.D., MBA

    Chen Mike Pediatric

    Director, Division of Pediatric Surgery

    Joseph M. Farley Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery
    Surgeon-in-Chief, Children’s of Alabama

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

  • Chu, Daniel I., M.D., MSPH, FASCRS

    Dr. Daniel Chu

    Division Director of GI Surgery

    Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., F.A.C.S. Endowed Chair

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

  • Collawn, Sherry, M.D., Ph.D.

    Dr. Sherry 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

  • Cook, William H., M.D.

    Dr. William Cook

    Clinical Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    adult heart and lung surgery (coronary bypass, heart valve, and aneurysm surgery), minimally invasive heart and lung surgery (TAVR procedure), lung cancer surgery, surgical diseases of the chest wall and lung

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