• Dr. Dabal is an Associate Professor of surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Chief of the Section of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. He holds the A.D. Pacifico, M.D., Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery.

    Dr. Dabal is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Jefferson County Medical Society and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
  • Selected Publications


    Year Title Altmetric
    2011 Primary seminomas of the mediastinum.  6379-6393. 2011

    Research Overview

  • quality improvement and clinical outcomes research including improving surgical care to decrease morbidity following neonatal cardiac surgery
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by St. Jude Medical 2015 - 2018
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by BERLIN HEART, INC. 2013 - 2016
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Duke University 1995
  • University of Washington Medical Center, Residency 2003
  • New York Presbyterian, Residency 2000
  • Children's Hospital Boston, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2005
  • Denver Children's Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2004
  • Full Name

  • Robert Dabal