UAB Breast Health Clinic UAB Medicine Multispecialty Clinic

Call (334) 747–7440 to make an appointment.

Dedicated to providing the highest level of breast care‚ with a focus on prompt‚ personal attention.

Meet Our ProvidersOur ServicesBreast & Body Boutique

Call (334) 747-7440 to make an appointment.

No doctor referral necessary.

At the UAB Breast Health Clinic, part of the UAB Medicine Multispecialty Clinic at Baptist Medical Center South, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality service and care to the women of Central Alabama. Here, we focus on personalized care, easing fears and explaining every step in the breast surgery process to bring you peace of mind, while also providing compassionate care in an atmosphere that caters to the needs of women and their families.

At the UAB Breast Health Clinic, our trained surgical breast oncologists have dedicated their practice to the treatment of all diseases of the breast, both benign and malignant. We offer prompt, comprehensive, compassionate, state-of-the-art care, individualized to your specific needs.

Our Providers

Pamela Strickland, MD

Get to know Dr. Strickland

Dr. Pamela Strickland is a board-certified general surgeon with over 23 years’ experience specializing in breast surgery. She provides a full range of surgical services to women with breast cancer and other breast diseases.

After earning her bachelor degree from Mississippi College and her masters from the University of Mississippi, Dr. Strickland received her medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She then completed an internship at UT Southwestern/Parkland followed by residency at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Strickland was Chief of Medical Staff at Maxwell Air Force Base for three years before deciding to make Montgomery her home. She joined Montgomery Surgical Specialists in 2008 and left to start her own practice, Central Alabama Breast Care, in 2012. Dr. Strickland is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.

Dr. Strickland serves as a clinical assistant professor within the Division of Surgical Oncology at UAB and works collaboratively with medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, breast radiologists, pathologists, and plastic surgeons to provide multidisciplinary care for breast cancer patients.

Dr. Strickland and her husband Michael are the proud parents of two children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, movies, and cooking.

Katelin Holmes, DO

Get to know Dr. Holmes

Dr. Katelin Holmes received her medical degree with honors from the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her General Surgery Internship at Medical City Fort Worth Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. She completed her General Surgery Residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in Houston, Texas. She completed specialty rotations within breast surgery during her residency training at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas and the West Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. Upon graduation of residency, she pursued specialty fellowship training in Breast Surgical Oncology in a Society of Surgical Oncology accredited fellowship through the OhioHealth Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

A Sigma Sigma Phi Honors Graduate, Dr. Holmes was also the recipient of the Dean's Award at Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine for her graduating medical school class. During her internship year of residency, she received the honor of Intern of the Year for all graduate medical education programs.

Dr. Holmes’s surgical interests include the treatment of breast cancer with hidden scar surgical techniques, sentinel lymph node biopsy, reverse axillary lymphatic mapping, oncoplastic breast surgery, skin sparing mastectomy, nipple sparing mastectomy, prophylactic/risk reduction mastectomy, and male breast cancer. Additionally, her clinical interests include benign diseases of the breast, breastfeeding medicine, breast cancer survivorship, and breast cancer genetic predisposition/high risk screening.

She is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

Dr. Holmes and her husband are the proud parents of one daughter. They enjoy spending time as a family and doing home improvement projects. In her spare time, you can find Dr. Holmes playing with her rescue pugs, cooking, reading historical fiction, and traveling – particularly when there’s a beach involved.

Kristine Bauer, PA-C

Get to know Kristine

Ms. Bauer received her Master in Physician Assistant Studies from Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, Louisiana. A proud member of the American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA), Kristine has clinical interests in assisting in surgical procedures, Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Counseling as well as Genetic testing for the BRCA gene and other mutations associated with Breast Cancer. She focuses on continuous follow-ups and surveillance for both cancer and high-risk patients. Board certified with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Kristine was awarded the Surgical Excellence Award, which recognizes high quality work in surgical service. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, talking to her mother, hiking and cooking.

Ashton Fondren, CRNP

Get to know Ashton

Ms. Fondren received her Dual Master of Science in Nursing degree - Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator, from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. Prior to completing her Master’s Program, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Auburn University. Ashton is a proud member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Board Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Ashton has clinical interests in High-risk Screenings, Genetic Testing, and Women’s Health Education. In her spare time, Ashton enjoys interior design, gardening, reading and most importantly, spending time with loved ones and friends

Our Services

Breast & Body Boutique

Two women at the Breast & Body Boutique examining a Bra for Sale

Located within the UAB Medicine Breast Health Clinic right here in the River Region, the Breast & Body Boutique offers a variety of products designed to help women look and feel their best after a lumpectomy or mastectomy.

We provide emotional, educational, and cosmetic support in an atmosphere developed by women, for women. Personal consultants help you choose the products that are right for you from wigs, hats and scarves to bras and prostheses.

Patients seen by appointment only.
Call (334) 478-5090 to schedule.