Positions

Overview

  • Sherry S. Collawn, M.D., joined the faculty of the UAB Department of Surgery in 2008. She also conducts a private practice with Mountain Brook Plastic Surgery. Dr. Collawn has been consistently supported in her work as a researcher and is currently principal investigator on a pilot project entitled: “Role of Adipose-derived Stromal Cell Conditioned Media in Wound Healing”.

    Her clinical activities include laser procedures, skin tightening, resurfacing, fat grafting, transplantation, and liposuction. She is a board certified member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Steroid atrophy scarring treated with fat grafting in a patient with complex regional pain syndrome: A case reportJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  18. 2016
    2016 Two-year follow-up of autologous fat grafting with laser-assisted facelifts 2016
    2012 Adipose-derived stromal cells accelerate wound healing in an organotypic raft culture model 2012
    2011 Smartlipo MPX™ sculpting of the body and faceJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  172-175. 2011
    2010 Successful treatment of malar dermal melasma with a fractional ablative CO2 laser in a patient with type v skinJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  12:258-260. 2010
    2007 Fraxel skin resurfacing 2007
    2001 Re-epithelialization of the skin following CO2 laser resurfacingJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy.  3:123-127. 2001
    2000 Occlusion following laser resurfacing promotes reepithelialization and wound healingPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  2180-2189. 2000
    1998 Skin ultrastructure after CO2 laser resurfacingPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  102:509-515. 1998
    1997 Nasal cartilage grafts: More than a decade of experiencePlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  100:1547-1552. 1997
    1983 Cytotoxicity of cancer patients' macrophages for tumor cells: Purification and characterization of plasma inhibitory factors obtained from colon cancer patients 1983
    1981 Ornithine decarboxylase activity in the artificially stimulated decidual cell reaction in the mouse uterus 1981

    Research Overview

  • laser procedures, skin tightening, resurfacing, fat grafting, transplantation, liposuction, reepitheliazation, skin grafts, wound healing, minimally invasive surgery, laser surgery, fat transplantation
  • Education And Training

  • Medical University of South Carolina Medical Cente, Internship
  • Medical University of South Carolina Medical Cente, Residency
  • J.T. Alexander, M.D., Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Biochemistry, Medical University of South Carolina 1981
  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina 1981
  • Master of Science in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, University of South Carolina System : Columbia 1974
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology, Clemson University 1973
  • Full Name

  • Sherry Collawn