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Robert J. Dabal, MD

Robert J. Dabal, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Office Locations

Associate Professor of Surgery


  • Residency: New York Presbyterian-Columbia (2000)
  • Medical School: Duke University (1995)
  • Fellowship: The Children’s Hospital Denver, CO (2004)
  • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital Boston (2005)

Special Interests

Dr. Dabal is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Major research interests are in the areas of quality improvement and clinical outcomes research including improving surgical care to decrease morbidity following neonatal cardiac 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.