Positions

Overview

  • Sherry S. Collawn, M.D., joined the faculty of the UAB Department of Surgery in 2008. She also conducts a private practice with Mountain Brook Plastic Surgery. Dr. Collawn has been consistently supported in her work as a researcher and is currently principal investigator on a pilot project entitled: “Role of Adipose-derived Stromal Cell Conditioned Media in Wound Healing”.

    Her clinical activities include laser procedures, skin tightening, resurfacing, fat grafting, transplantation, and liposuction. She is a board certified member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2016 Steroid atrophy scarring treated with fat grafting in a patient with complex regional pain syndrome: A case reportJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  18:165-169. 2016
    2016 Conditioned media from adipose-derived stromal cells accelerates healing in 3-dimensional skin culturesAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  76:446-452. 2016
    2016 Two-year follow-up of autologous fat grafting with laser-assisted faceliftsAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  76:S260-S263. 2016
    2013 Combination treatment of CO2 fractional laser, pulsed dye laser, and triamcinolone acetonide injection for refractory keloid scars on the upper backJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  15:166-170. 2013
    2012 Adipose-derived stromal cells accelerate wound healing in an organotypic raft culture modelAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  68:501-504. 2012
    2011 Smartlipo MPX™ sculpting of the body and faceJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  13:172-175. 2011
    2010 Successful treatment of malar dermal melasma with a fractional ablative CO2 laser in a patient with type v skinJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  12:258-260. 2010
    2007 Fraxel skin resurfacingAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  58:237-240. 2007
    2003 Aesthetic eyelid ptosis correction: A review of technique and casesPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  112:655-660. 2003
    2003 Nondébridement of laser char after two carbon dioxide laser passes results in faster reepithelializationPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  111:1742-1750. 2003
    2001 Re-epithelialization of the skin following CO2 laser resurfacingJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  3:123-127. 2001
    2000 Augmentation in ptotic and densely glandular breasts: Prevention, treatment, and classification of double-bubble deformityAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  44:143-146. 2000
    2000 Occlusion following laser resurfacing promotes reepithelialization and wound healingPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  105:2180-2189. 2000
    1999 The alpha3 laminin subunit, alpha6beta4 and alpha3beta1 integrin coordinately regulate wound healing in cultured epithelial cells and in the skin.Journal of Cell Science.  112. 1999
    1999 Combination therapy: Utilization of CO2 and Erbium:YAG lasers for skin resurfacingAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  42:21-26. 1999
    1999 The α3 laminin subunit, α6β4 and α3β1 integrin coordinately regulate wound healing in cultured epithelial cells and in the skinJournal of Cell Science.  112:2615-2629. 1999
    1998 Skin ultrastructure after CO2 laser resurfacingPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  102:509-515. 1998
    1998 Ultrastructural study of the skin after facial chemical peels and the effect of moisturization on wound healingPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  101:1374-1380. 1998
    1997 Nasal cartilage grafts: More than a decade of experiencePlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  100:1547-1552. 1997
    1996 Subcutaneous approach for elevation of the malar fat pad through a prehairline incisionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  97:836-841. 1996
    1986 Sporothrix schenckii tenosynovitis: A case reportJournal of Hand Surgery (American Volume).  11:431-434. 1986
    1983 Cytotoxicity of cancer patients' macrophages for tumor cells: Purification and characterization of plasma inhibitory factors obtained from colon cancer patientsInternational Journal of Immunopharmacology.  5:55-66. 1983
    1981 Ornithine decarboxylase activity in the artificially stimulated decidual cell reaction in the mouse uterusBiology of Reproduction.  24:528-533. 1981

    Research Overview

  • laser procedures, skin tightening, resurfacing, fat grafting, transplantation, liposuction, reepitheliazation, skin grafts, wound healing, minimally invasive surgery, laser surgery, fat transplantation
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1981
  • Medical University of South Carolina Medical Cente, Internship 1982
  • Medical University of South Carolina Medical Cente, Residency 1987
  • J.T. Alexander, M.D., Postdoctoral Fellowship 1988
  • Full Name

  • Sherry Collawn