Alexander G. Nein, MS, M.D.
Background & Specialties
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
University of Alabama Birmingham (1987)
Completed the regular core courses and electives. Also conducted a research study into the acute changes in the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) parameters of cardiac tissue immediately after excision.
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering - Purdue University (1981) Masters thesis topic was the study of flashback in premixing/prevaporizing gas turbine combustors. The thesis consisted of both experimental and analytical work. Awarded Outstanding Fellow Research Assistantship.
NATO Study Fellowship - von Karman Institute de Dynamic des Fluides (1981) Attended the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics in Brussels, Belgium. Research grant focussed on the study of lasers and laser doppler velocimetry.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering - University of Alabama (1979) Attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL. Graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN: Plastic Surgery
Louisiana State University - Medical Center, Shreveport, LA: General Surgery
Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH: General Surgery Internship
Publications and Presentations
Nein, A.G.; Mellor, A.M.: "Flashback in Premixing/Prevaporizing Combustion Systems", ASME No. 83-GT-94. Presented at the Annual Combustion Institute Meeting, July 1982, Los Angeles, CA.
Rush, B.M.; McDonald, J.C., Nein, A.G: "Anorectal Abscesses", J. LA State Medical Society, July 1990, 22.25.
Mancini, Mary; Smith Lou M.; Nein, Alex G.; Buechter, Kennan J.: "Early Evacuation of Clotted Blood in Hemothorax Using Thoracoscopy: Case Reports", The Journal of Trauma, Vol. 34, No. 1, 1993.
Hageman, John H.; Nein, Alexander G.; Davis J. Terrance: "Primary Aortoesophageal Fistula Caused by an Atherosclerotic Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm: A Case Report and Review of the Literature", Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol. 3, No. 5, 1995.
Hobbies and Interests