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Faculty Detail    
Name ROBERT J. DABAL
 
Campus Address THT 712 Zip 0000
Phone  (205) 934-2419
E-mail  rdabal@uab.edu
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Education
Medical School  Duke University School of Medicine    1995  MD 
Residency  University of Washington Medical Center    2003  MD 
Fellowship  Denver Children's Hospital    2004  MD 
Fellowship  Children's Hospital Boston    2005  MD 


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Center  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr Associate Professor
Primary  Surgery   Surgery - Cardiovascular/Thoracic Associate Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Robert J. Dabal is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Section of Neonatal Cardiac surgery in the Divisio of Cardiothoracic Surgery. His areas of expertise include neonatal and pediatric cardiac surgery. Dr. Dabal has traveled to third-world countries to operate on children with congenital heart defects: Uganda, Nicaragua, Ecuador, China, Grenada, and Peru. He has been a mentor and preceptor for medical students and residents for the past several years.



Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Description
Quality improvement, outcomes research, improving surgical care to reduce morbidity following neonatal cardiac surgery.

Selected Publications 
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Keywords
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)