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Associate Professor
Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Marshall Urist, M.D., Endowed Professor

Areas of Interest
minimally invasive GI surgery, foregut and anti-reflux, abdominal wall hernias, surgical education


Dr. Corey is a board-certified, fellowship-trained minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgeon, specializing in foregut and anti-reflux operations and abdominal wall hernias. She completed her minimally invasive GI fellowship and general surgery residency at UAB. A Texas native, Dr. Corey graduated from the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Corey is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Corey's research interests center around improving surgical education and holistic review in graduate medical education. She is passionate about supporting learners during undergraduate and graduate medical education. She completed a Masters of Academic Medicine at USC Keck School of medicine to further these interests in surgical education. She has been program director of the General Surgery Residency since July of 2020.

Dr. Corey's clinical interests center around complex abdominal wall hernias, flank hernias, and hiatal hernia and anti-reflux surgery including magnetic sphincter augmentation. She offers laparoscopic, robotic, and open approaches to these complex surgical diseases.

In 2021, she was awarded the faculty Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.


American Board of Surgery


Medical School
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine

University of Alabama at Birmingham
General Surgery

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Minimally Invasive GI Surgery


Campus Address
Kracke Building
Room 404

Patient Appointments and Questions: 205-975-3000 
Academic Office: 205-975-1932