Who Are Some Doctors That Work at the Kirklin Clinic in Birmingham, Alabama?


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Derek Dubay, Devin Eckhoff, Bruce Korf, Debora Kimberlin and Brigitta Brott are some of the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Kirklin Clinic doctors as of 2015. All of them appear on the Best Doctors in America List of 2013. Andres Forero-Torres, James Posey and R. Jobe Fix are three of the Kirklin Clinic physicians on Newsweek's Top Cancer Doctors 2015 list.

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Dr. Dubay and Dr. Eckhoff are transplant surgeons. In July 2015, they became the first surgeons in Alabama to perform a split-liver transplant, in which the donor liver is split so that two patients can receive a transplants.

Dr. Korf, a physician and geneticist, is the director of the Undiagnosed Diseases Program. He is a member of the Children's Tumor Foundation, with clinical and research expertise in neurofibromatosis.

Dr. Kimberlin specializes in obstetrics and gynecology. Her areas of special interest are women with high-risk pregnancies, obstetrical infectious diseases, prenatal diagnosis and prematurity.

Dr. Brott is a cardiologist. Some of her clinical interests are angina pectoris, coronary thrombosis, stents and medical device development.

Dr. Forero and Dr. Posey are hematolgy-oncology specialists. Dr. Forero's focus is on breast cancer and lymphoma. Biliary, colon, gastrointestinal and liver cancer are among Dr. Posey's interests. He is also involved in drug development. Dr. Fix, a plastic surgeon, specializes in breast reconstruction, hand surgery and microsurgery.

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