Assistant Professor

Major Research Interests

Major research interests include liver transplantation, kidney transplantation, pediatric transplantation, live donor liver transplant, live donor kidney transplant, and hepatobiliary surgery


Dr. Saulat Sheikh joined the UAB Department of Surgery in July 2020 as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Abdominal Transplantation. Dr. Sheikh attended medical school at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan where she was conferred the “Best Graduate” award. She subsequently completed her General Surgery Residency at York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania. Dr. Sheikh graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Abdominal Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellowship in 2020.

Societies and Membership

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Association of Academic Surgery


Medical School
Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, Michigan
General Surgery
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso
General Surgery
York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania
General Surgery

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Abdominal Transplantation Surgery


Campus Address
FOT 756

Patient Appointments and Questions: 205-975-5691 (Liver Transplant & Tumor), 205-975-9200 (Kidney)
Academic Office: 205-996-4249