Surgery - Plastic

Academic Department


Faculty Position

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    Cohn, Alvin, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2007 -

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    Collawn, Sherry, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

    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 ...

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    De La Torre, Jorge, Professor (P) 2003 -

    Jorge I. de la Torre, M.D., F.A.C.S., M.S.H.A., is Professor of Surgery and Rehabilitative Medicine and is the Director of the Division of Plastic Surgery. He also has serves as an Assistant Chief Medical Officer at UAB, Program Director of the Plastic Surgery Residency and Section Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Birmingham V.A. Medical Center. He is the founding Director of the Center for Advanced Surgical Aesthetics at UAB.

    Dr. de la Torre is from Texas where he completed his undergra...

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    Fix, R, Professor (P) 2000 -

    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....

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    Grant III, John, Professor (P) 2002 -

    Dr. John H. Grant, III, joined the UAB Department of Surgery’s Division of Plastic Surgery in 1997. He currently serves as the James C. Lee, III Chair in Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Children’s of Alabama, as well as a Professor of Surgery at UAB.

    Dr. Grant’s major research interests are in the fields of cleft and craniofacial outcomes research, and craniofacial trauma. The outcomes research interest is related to the etiology and treatment outcomes of congenital facial differences. The...

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    Kilic, Ali, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

    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 ...

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    King, Timothy, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

    Dr. King is an associate professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery. He specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery for infants, children and adults. He has specific interests in pediatric plastic surgery; cleft lip and palate surgery, reconstruction of Moh’s defects; and the treatment of birthmarks and vascular lesions.

    Dr. King is also an active researcher, investigating new insights into the molecular mechanisms of cutaneous wound healing through which a clinically relevant t...

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    Myers, Rene, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

    René Pierre Myers, M.D., received his undergraduate degree in zoology from Weber State University in Ogden, UT. From there he went on to complete five years of medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, one year of which was dedicated to the George Whipple year-out student fellowship in clinical and anatomic pathology. He graduated medical school with numerous accolades including MD with Distinction in Research, Alpha Omega Alpha, and multiple academic awards...

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    Patcha, Prasanth, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Saheb-Al-Zamani, Maryam, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2018 -

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    Vasconez, Luis, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2015 -

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