USA Department of Surgery Faculty

Academic Faculty

William O. Richards, M.D., F.A.C.S.

William O. Richards, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor and Chairman
Bariatric Surgeon

Specialty: Bariatrics, Surgery 

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery

 

Hanna Alemayehu, M.D.

Hanna Alemayehu, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Assistant Professor
Pediatric Surgeon

Specialty: Pediatrics, Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Pediatric Surgery

 

William H. Barber IV, M.D., D.Phil., F.A.C.S.

William H. Barber IV, M.D., D.Phil., F.A.C.S.

Professor
Trauma/Critical Care Surgeon

Specialty: Trauma, Critical Care, Surgery  

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery

 

 

Sidney B. Brevard, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.

Sidney B. Brevard, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.

Professor
Trauma/Critical Care Surgeon
Co-Director, Surgery Intensive Care Unit

Specialty: Trauma, Burn Care, Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Surgical Critical Care

 

 

 

Andrew C. Bright, D.O.

Andrew C. Bright, D.O, F.A.C.S.

Assistant Professor
Burn/Trauma
 Surgeon
Director, Burn Intensive Care Unit

Specialty: Burn, Trauma, Surgery    

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery

 

Ronald M. Brooks, M.D.

Ronald M. Brooks, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Surgery

  

Caleb Butts, M.D.

Caleb Butts, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Trauma Surgeon

Specialty: Trauma, Burn Care, Surgery     

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery

 

Van Crocker, M.D.

Van Crocker, M.D.

Assistant Professor
ENT Surgeon

Specialty: Pediatrics ENT, General ENT - Head and Neck

Board Certifications: American Board of Otolaryngology, American Board of Surgery

 

D. Lynn Dyess, M.D.

D. Lynn Dyess, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor
Breast/Endocrine Surgeon
Chief, Division of Breast Surgery

Specialty: Breast Surgery/Endocrine Surgery     

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Surgical Critical Care

 

Annabelle L. Fonseca, M.D., M.H.S.

Annabelle L. Fonseca, M.D., M.H.S.

Assistant Professor
Surgical Oncologist

Specialty: Cancer Care, Surgery       

Board Certifications: American Board of Complex General Surgical Oncology, American Board of Surgery 

 

Leander (Lee) Grimm, Jr., M.D.

Leander (Lee) Grimm, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.C.R.S.

Associate Professor
Colorectal Surgeon
Residency Program Director

Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

 

Curtis N. Harris, M.D.

Curtis N. Harris, M.D.

Associate Professor
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Specialty: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery

 

Charles Hartin, Jr., M.D.

Charles Hartin, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.

Associate Professor
Pediatric Surgeon
Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery

Specialty: Pediatrics, Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics Surgery, American Board of Surgery

 

J. Harrison Howard, M.D., F.A.C.S.

J. Harrison Howard, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Associate Professor
Surgical Oncologist

Specialty: Cancer Care, Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery

 

John D. Hunter III, M.D.

John D. Hunter III, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.C.R.S.

Assistant Professor
Colorectal Surgeon
Co-Director, Clerkship Program

Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Surgery

 

  

Rachel Hunter, M.D.

Rachel Hunter, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Breast Surgical Oncologist

Specialty: Surgery, Breast Cancer, Benign Breast Disease

Board Certifications: Upcoming

 

  

Christopher M. Kinnard, M.D.

Christopher M. Kinnard, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Trauma/Critical Care Surgeon
Program Director, Surgery Critical Care Fellowship

Specialty: Trauma/Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery

 

Larry Lee, M.D.

Larry Lee, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Trauma/Critical Care Surgeon 

Specialty: Trauma/Surgery

Board Certifications: Upcoming

 

Joe S. Liles, M.D.

Joe S. Liles, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Assistant Professor
Surgical Oncologist
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology

Specialty: Cancer Care, Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Complex General Surgical Oncology, American Board of Surgery  

 

Kelsey McKee, M.D.

Kelsey McKee, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Specialty: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery

Board Certifications: Upcoming

 

Daniel McMahon, M.D.

Daniel McMahon, M.D.

Assistant Professor
General Surgeon

Specialty: Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery

 

Paul Rider, M.D.

Paul Rider, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.C.R.S.

Associate Professor
Colorectal Surgeon
Chief, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Specialty: Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

 

  

Frederick M. Silver, M.D.

Frederick M. Silver, M.D.

Associate Professor
ENT Surgeon
Chief, Division of Otolaryngology

Specialty: Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery, Pediatrics

Board Certifications: American Board of Otolaryngology, American Board of Surgery

  

Jon D. Simmons, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Jon D. Simmons, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Associate Professor
Trauma Surgeon
Chief, Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery
Trauma Medical Director

Specialty: Trauma, Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery

 

  

Katrina Weaver, M.D.

Katrina Weaver, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Pediatric Surgeon

Specialty: Pediatrics, Bariatrics, Surgery

Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery

 

Adjunct Faculty

Phillip K. Henderson, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Interim Director, Division of Gastroenterology
University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Michael Damrich, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery

Carl Maltese, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic 
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery

Ronald O'Gorman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon

Dimitris Kyriazis, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon

David Mull, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon

Lee W. Thompson, M.D.
Surgical Oncologist

Glenn Esses, M.D.
Vascular Surgeon

Ralph B. Pfeiffer Jr., M.D.
Vascular Surgeon

Gerhard A. Boehm, M.D.
General Surgeon 

William M. Lightfoot, M.D.
General Surgeon

Richard Hwang, M.D.
General Surgeon

E. Gaylon McCollough, M.D.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Dan Taylor, Ph.D.
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