• Ahmed Kamel Abdel Aal, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. completed medical school at University of Cairo, Egypt, where he continued with a residency in Diagnostic Radiology and also completed his Masters of Science in Diagnostic Radiology. He then became a faculty member for two and a half years at University of Cairo, Egypt, in which time he began pursuing his Ph.D. Dr. Abdel Aal then he joined the UAB Interventional Radiology fellowship program followed by a Neuroradiology fellowship. Following his UAB fellowships, he became staff radiologist at the Birmingham VA in October of 2007. Dr. Abdel Aal joined the Interventional Radiology faculty at UAB in October 2010. Dr. Abdel Aal also completed his Ph.D. in Diagnostic Radiology shortly after joining UAB.

    Dr. Abdel Aal currently serves as Chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at UAB and Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Medical Director of the Heart & Vascular Center and Medical Director of the Vascular Access Service. His areas of clinical interest are oncologic interventions, arterial interventions, spine interventions, DVT management and varicoceles embolization.
  • Research Overview

  • My research interest is basically in interventional oncology, focusing on outcomes of trans-arterial chemo-embolization (TACE) in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma and trans-arterial radio-embolization (TARE) in the treatment of liver metastasis. I also have research interest in hemodialysis interventions, peritoneal dialysis catheter placement, and management of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations.
  • Education And Training

  • University of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt, Internship
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Residency
  • University of Cairo, Cario, Egypt, Residency
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Full Name

  • Ahmed M. Kamel Abdel Aal