Associate Professor

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


Ali Kilic, M.D., is an Assistant Professor with the Division of Plastic Surgery at UAB. Dr. Kilic began his medical training in Ankara, Turkey. After finishing his plastic surgery residency at Istanbul University, he served in the military for one year. Later he worked at a government hospital for two years. At that time, he had a special interest in facial plastic surgery, especially rhinoplasty. In 2006, he came to the United States as an observer at Yale University, then matriculating to UAB School of Medicine to complete three fellowships over a period of six years, including Aesthetic and Breast Reconstruction, Microsurgery and Hand Surgery. This has provided him his extensive training and expertise in aesthetic, hand, foot, micro and reconstructive plastic surgery. Dr. Kilic is multi-lingual and licensed to practice medicine in the states of Alabama and Georgia.

Selected Publications

Altindas M, Kilic A, Ceber M. A new limb-salvaging technique for the treatment of late stage complicated Charcot foot deformity: Two-staged Boyd's operation. Foot Ankle Surg. 2012 Sep;18(3):190-4. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2011.10.006. Epub 2011 Nov 21.  

Altindas M, Ceber M, Kilic A, Sarac M, Diyarbakirli M, Baghaki S. A reliable method for treatment of nonhealing ulcers in the hindfoot and midfoot region in diabetic patients: reconstruction with abductor digiti minimi muscle flap. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Jan;70(1):82-7. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e318228e3b2.  

Altindas M, Kilic A, Cinar C, Bingol UA, Ozturk G. The epidemiology of foot wounds in patients with diabetes: a description of 600 consecutive patients in Turkey. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Mar-Apr;50(2):146-52. doi:10.1053/j.jfas.2010.12.017.  

Altindas M, Kilic A, Cinar C. A reliable surgical approach for the two-staged amputation in unsalvageable limb and life threatening acute progressive diabetic foot infections: tibiotalar disarticulation with vertical crural incisions and secondary transtibial amputation. Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Mar;17(1):13-8. doi:10.1016/j.fas.2009.11.007. Epub 2009 Dec 29.  

Altindas M, Kilic A. Is Boyd's operation a last solution that may prevent major amputations in diabetic foot patients? J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008 Jul-Aug;47(4):307-12. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2008.02.019. Epub 2008 May 9.  

Kilic A, Cinar C, Arslan H, Pilanci O, Altindas M. Re: a benign schwannoma of the digital nerve distal to the proximal interphalangeal joint. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2008 Apr;33(2):212-3. doi: 10.1177/1753193408087033.



Medical School
Hacettepe University Medical School

Cerrahpasa Medical School

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Hand Surgery

University of Alabama at Birmingham


Campus Address
JNWB 103

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