Douglas Anderson MD, MS, FACS

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. Douglas Anderson attended Vanderbilt University, where he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biomedical engineering. After graduation, he remained at Vanderbilt to attend medical school before relocating to Atlanta in 2009. Once in Atlanta, he completed his residency in general surgery and fellowship in transplant surgery at Emory University. While there, he spent two years in the Emory Transplant Center laboratory researching co-stimulation blockade-based immunosuppression strategies in a pre-clinical model of kidney transplantation. He joined the faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2018. His practice includes kidney, liver, and pancreas transplantation, as well as dialysis access surgery. He is an active researcher in several areas of transplantation, including novel immunosuppression agents, health services research, and xenotransplantation.