Positions

Overview

  • R. Jobe Fix, M.D., FACS, serves as a Professor in UAB Surgery’s Division of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Fix maintains a busy clinical practice at The Kirklin Clinic, VA Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Alabama, UAB Hospital and Mountain Brook Plastic Surgery. He performs all types of plastic surgery with a focus on breast reconstruction and hand surgery. He has advanced and refined microsurgical techniques used in breast reconstruction using autologous tissues—the T.R.A.M. and D.I.E.P. flap procedures. He has daily interaction and supervision of residents and fellows in UAB‘s School of Medicine. Dr. Fix has consistently been listed in “America’s Top Doctors” in addition to “The Best Doctors in America” and numerous other awards. Dr. Fix has made over 17 medical mission trips to Ecuador as part of a combined group from UAB and the University of Kentucky. The group treats congenital anomalies and pediatric problems in an indigent population.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2008 Mastectomy with breast reconstruction in previously augmented patients: indications for implant removal.Annals of Plastic Surgery.  61:500-505. 2008
    2008 Distally based superficial sural fasciomusculocutaneous flap: a reliable solution for distal lower extremity reconstruction.Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.  24:315-322. 2008
    2007 Immediate nipple reconstruction on a free TRAM flap breast reconstruction.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  120:1115-1124. 2007
    2005 Comorbidity trends in patients requiring sternectomy and reconstruction.Annals of Plastic Surgery.  54:264-268. 2005
    2003 Abdominoplasty repair for abdominal wall hernias.Annals of Plastic Surgery.  51:10-16. 2003
    2003 Retrospective review of the internal Doppler probe for intra- and postoperative microvascular surveillance.Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.  19:287-290. 2003
    2002 Endoscopic forehead lift: review of technique, cases, and complications.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  110:1558-1568. 2002
    2002 Rejuvenation of the midface by elevating the malar fat pad: review of technique, cases, and complications.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  110:1526-1536. 2002
    2002 Factors associated with local recurrence after skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction for invasive breast cancer.Annals of Surgery.  235:814-819. 2002
    2001 Reconstruction with the latissimus dorsi flap after skin-sparing mastectomy.Annals of Plastic Surgery.  46:229-233. 2001
    2000 New technique for endoscopic sural nerve harvest.Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.  16:329-331. 2000
    1997 Reconstruction of the abdomen and perineum in cancer surgery.Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America.  6:115-132. 1997
    1991 Fasciocutaneous flaps in reconstruction of the lower extremity.Clinics in Plastic Surgery.  18:571-582. 1991
    1991 Muscle flap coverage for the lower extremity.Clinics in Plastic Surgery.  18:545-552. 1991
    1991 Salvage of prosthetic grafts and joints in the lower extremity.Clinics in Plastic Surgery.  18:583-591. 1991
    1989 Use of the omentum in chest-wall reconstruction.Surgical Clinics of North America.  69:1029-1046. 1989

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Chest wall resection and reconstruction for advanced/recurrent carcinoma of the breast.  742-754. 2018
    2012 Chest wall resection and reconstruction for advanced/recurrent carcinoma of the breast.  670-703. 2012
    2012 Chest wall resection and reconstruction for advanced/recurrent carcinoma of the breast 2012
    2010 Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity.  610-615. 2010
    2005 Full abdominoplasty.  94-101. 2005

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    Education And Training

    Full Name

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