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The UAB Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery dedicated to excellent patient care, advancing surgical knowledge through innovative research and training future surgeons in a diverse, inclusive environment.

Our faculty are nationally-recognized experts in the field of gastrointestinal surgery. We are home to one of the highest-volume academic robotics programs in the country and our bariatric surgery program is one of only 10 programs in Alabama accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.


Through laboratory, clinical and translational research we aim develop novel care delivery models that improve surgical quality and outcomes.

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We embrace the responsibility of training the next generation of surgeons to share our commitment to excellence, compassion and intellectual curiosity.

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Patient Care

Our team provides high-quality, compassionate care for surgical management of all gastrointestinal diseases including cancer and benign conditions.

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