UAB Family and Community Medicine
UAB Family and Community Medicine provides a complete range of primary care health services for the entire family, including patients age 2 and up. We emphasize a comprehensive approach to medicine, which means we consider the whole person rather than focusing only on a specific problem. We also encourage patients to play an active role in their health care and to take responsibility for their health by forming cooperative relationships with our physicians, nurses, and staff.
- Annual health evaluations
- Physical exams
- Preventive care, including health screenings and physical exams, for patients age 2 and up
- Routine care for women, including pap smears and pelvic and breast exams
- Well-child care
- Gynecologic care
- Management of chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and more
- Flu shots and routine immunizations
- Treatment of minor injuries
- Incision and drainage of simple abscesses
- Repair of minor wounds and cuts
- On-site laboratory and radiology services
When you come to your appointment, please bring your insurance card, a photo ID, bottles of any prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary supplements that you are currently taking, and any pertinent medical information from other health care providers.Insurance & Payment
Your insurance co-pay is expected at the time of your visit. It is our policy to file insurance claims with Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, Medicaid, UAB VIVA, and VIVA Health, as well as most other insurance providers. When you call for an appointment, we will verify your coverage.Lab & Test Results
You will be notified of any normal test results either by telephone, mail, or at your next office visit. Any significant abnormal lab or test values will be relayed to you by your physician as soon as the results are obtained. Patients who have signed up for the myUABMedicine Patient Portal may view results of select lab work or other tests through their myUABMedicine account.Prescriptions
To obtain refills for any medications prescribed by this clinic, please call the office at (205) 934-9700. Please have your pharmacy name and telephone number available to provide to our staff. Please allow up to 72 hours for routine prescriptions to be filled. We suggest calling your drugstore prior to pick up to make sure your medication is ready. Patients who have signed up for the myUABMedicine Patient Portal may request prescription refills through their myUABMedicine account.myUABMedicine Patient Portal
myUABMedicine is a free online patient portal for patients of UAB Medicine that offers secure online access to your personal health information and communication with your UAB health care providers. Signing up is easy. To learn more about myUABMedicine Patient Portal and to request an invitation to sign up, visit uabmedicine.org/me.Office Hours
8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, except holidays. Doors open at 7:30 am.Appointments/Cancellations
To schedule an appointment, please call (205) 934-9700. We appreciate you notifying us of cancellations at least 24 hours in advance.New Patients
Please arrive 30 minutes before a new patient appointment to allow for completion of registration paperwork.After Hours and Emergencies
If you need to reach a physician after hours, please call (205) 934-3411 and ask for the physician on call. If this is a true medical emergency, please dial 911 for immediate assistance. For after-hours and weekend urgent care of non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries, UAB Medicine offers an Urgent Care Clinic in downtown Birmingham. For more about UAB Medicine Urgent Care services, hours and location, visit uabmedicine.org/urgentcare.
Free parking is conveniently located in the gated lot next our building.