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Johnathan Black, MD

Assistant Professor
Associate Principal, Office of Clinical Practice Transformation

Areas of Interest
trauma systems, quality improvement, surgical critical care


Dr. Black is originally from Monroeville, Alabama. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked for a short time as engineer before deciding to go into medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2013, and then he and his wife Meghan couples matched into general surgery and internal medicine, respectively, at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Dr. Black completed his general surgery in 2018 and returned to UAB for his surgical critical care fellowship. He joined the Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery as an assistant professor in August 2019. In addition to his work as a surgeon and intensivist, Dr. Black is also an Associate Principal in the UAB Department of Clinical Practice Transformation where he uses systems-based problem solving to improve healthcare delivery at UAB. His wife Meghan is an assistant professor in the Department of General Internal Medicine.


Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill
General Surgery

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Surgical Critical Care


Campus Address
BDB 605

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