C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
Bachelor of Science, Microbiology 1982
Medical School
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Doctorate of Medicine 1987
University of Alabama Hospitals
Department of Internal Medicine
Birmingham, AL
University of Alabama Hospitals
Department of Internal Medicine
Birmingham, AL

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

American College of Physicians, Alabama Chapter Board of Directors
American Medical Association
Medical Association State of Alabama
Counselor, Jefferson County; ACP Delegate
Alabama's First Primary Care Initiative, Founding Member
Jefferson County Medical Society, Board of Directors
Mediation and Medical Ethics Committee, Past Chairman
Birmingham Clinical Club, Former President
Trinity Medical Staff Executive Committee Chairman 2006-2007

Hospital Affiliations

Trinity Medical Center
St. Vincent's Hospital

Honors and Awards

American College of Physicians, Preceptorship Award 1997
One of two Alabama internists named to Town & Country's "Guide to Outstanding Primary Care Physicians" as determined by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd, August 2000
Best Doctors in America® 2005-2014
Birmingham Business Journal Health Care Heroes, Healthcare Advocate Award Finalist 2007


Diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, hypertension and lipid disorders and prevention

Professional Society Memberships

Fellow, American College of Physicians


Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Richard

    As a healthcare consumer I have never encountered in my 84 years a more dedicated caring physician than Dr. Dodson. His approach t...

  • Member: Jane

    Since age 33 I have been on blood pressure medication. Despite good care and medication my anxiety would soar at even the thought...

  • Member: Lois

    Cal is caring, thorough and forthright with your condition. An amazing Healthcare provider.

  • Member: Doris

    He's caring, attentive and always gives personal attention. I didn't a survey to know that he's the best! I knew this all along!