Faculty

  • Collawn, Sherry, M.D., Ph.D.

    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

  • de la Torre, Jorge, M.D., MSHA

    016Surgery delaTorre Plastics

    Professor
    Director, Division of Plastic Surgery

    Areas of Interest
    abdminoplasty, aesthetic surgery, body contouring, breast reduction and mastopexy procedures, complex wound healing problems including pressure sores, liposuction, trunk contouring after gastric bypass

  • Denney, Brad, M.D., FACS

    015Surgery Faculty denney web

    Assistant Clinical Professor

    Areas of Interest
    breast reconstruction, abdominal wall reconstruction, body contouring, aesthetic breast surgery, facial rejuvenation

  • Fix, R. Jobe, M.D.

    018Surgery Fix Plastics

    Professor

    Areas of Interest
    breast reconstruction and hand surgery

  • Grant, John H., III, M.D.

    020Surgery Grant Plastics

    Professor
    James C. Lee III Chair in Pediatric Plastic Surgery

    Areas of Interest
    pediatric plastic surgery, pediatric craniofacial surgery, outcomes research, biomechanics, wound healing

  • Kilic, Ali, M.D.

    Kilic

    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interests
    hand surgery, aesthetic breast surgery, facial plastic surgery

  • King, Timothy W., M.D., Ph.D.

    Dr. Timothy King

    Associate Professor of Surgery
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Director of Research, UAB Division of Plastic Surgery
    Associate Program Director, UAB Plastic Surgery Residency
    Chief of Plastic Surgery, Birmingham VA Medical Center

    Areas of Interest
    pediatric plastic surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery, reconstruction of Moh’s defects, treatment of birthmarks and vascular lesions, cutaneous wound healing

  • Myers, René, M.D.

    025Surgery Myers Plastics

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interests
    adult and pediatric plastic surgery

  • Patcha, Prasanth, M.D., MEng

    Dr. Prasanth Patcha

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    general reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, microsurgical breast reconstruction, upper and lower extremity preservation surgery, craniofacial trauma, craniofacial reconstruction, lymphedema surgery, aesthetic surgery

  • Vasconez, Luis O., M.D.

    017Surgery Vasconez Plastics

    Professor and Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery (Emeritus)

    Areas of Interest
    plastic surgery, facial rejuvenation, reconstructive, aesthetic, endoscopy

    Biography

    Luis O. Vasconez, M.D., established the Division of Plastic Surgery at UAB in 1985. He was chief of the division since its inception until 2010. He is nationally and internationally recognized for his contributions in reconstructive and breast surgery with muscle and musculo-cutaneou flaps as well as in aesthetic surgery with endoscopy and facial rejuvenation.

    Publications

    Over 200 peer reviewed publications 5 books and innumerable videotapes of surgical procedures

    Societies

    • American Surgical Society
    • Southern Surgical Society
    • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
    • Board Member and Examiner of The American Board of Surgery and The American Board of Plastic Surgery

    Education

    Medical School
    Washington University School of Medicine

    Graduate
    Strong Memorial Hospital

    Residency
    University of Florida/Shands Hospital

    Residency
    Strong Memorial Hospital

    Contact

    Campus Address
    JNWB 103

    Phone
    (205) 934-2307

    Email
    lvasconez@uabmc.edu