The defender has been out since January but has come through a series of development games to regain fitness.
Andrew Shinnie and Jonathan Spector are injury doubts but Italy international Diego Fabbrini is poised for his debut after joining on loan from Watford.
Boss Gary Rowett may also opt to rest Demarai Gray after his busy week with England Under-19s.
Rotherham will be without the suspended Kari Arnason for the trip to St Andrew’s.
Arnason, who has been on international duty with Iceland, is serving the second game of his two-match ban for 10 yellow cards.
Left-back Daniel Lafferty has returned fit and well from his exertions with Northern Ireland but Frazer Richardson will miss out with a calf injury.
Boss Steve Evans has cast a doubt over Danny Ward’s fitness after he suffered a knee injury just as he was about to make his return from a foot problem.