• Dr. Jayleen Grams joined the faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2009. A native of Minnesota, Grams received her undergraduate degree from St. Cloud State University and matriculated into the Medical Scientist Training Program at the UAB. Here, she completed her Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology and her M.D. in 2003. She returned to Minnesota to complete a general surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., followed by a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, N.Y.

    Dr. Grams’ clinical practice focuses on foregut and bariatric surgery. She is also involved in an active research program as a surgeon scientist and the education of medical students, surgery residents, and minimally invasive surgery fellows. She serves as the assistant MIS fellowship director at UAB. She also serves as director of minimally invasive surgery at the Birmingham VA.
  • Education And Training

  • Mayo Clinic, Internship 2004
  • Mayo Clinic, Residency 2008
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2009
  • Full Name

  • Jayleen Grams