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Associate Professor
Director, General Surgery Residency Program

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


Dr. Corey is a 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.

Her research interests center around improving surgical education, specifically developing a surgical simulation post-graduate curriculum. 

Dr. Corey has published two book chapters on bariatric surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgery, the Association of Academic Surgeons, the Association of Surgical Educators, the Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the Association of Women Surgeons. In 2021, she was awarded the faculty Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.

Honors and Awards

American College of Surgery, Jameson L. Chassin, MD, FACS, Professionalism Award Nominee (2014)

Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Program (2013) 

University of Alabama at Birmingham House Staff Council, General Surgery Representative (2012-present)


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