James H. Frey, MD

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, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Summa Cum Laude 1979
Medical School
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Doctorate of Medicine 1983
Baroness Erlanger Medical Center
Chattanooga, TN
Categorical Internal Medicine Internship 1983-1984
Baptist Medical Centers
Birmingham, AL
Internal Medicine 1984-1986

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

American College of Physicians, Chairman Department of Medicine, Medical Center East 1992-1993
Birmingham Medical Network, Board Member 1995-2000
Health Services East, Board of Directors 1997-2006
Jefferson County Medical Society, Ethics Committee, 2000-2003
Eastern Medical Specialists, President 2003-2005
Medical Center East Operations, Board of Directors 2000-2006
CareFirst Home Health Care, Medical Director 2005-present
CareFirst Hospice, Medical Director 2005-present

Hospital Affiliations

St. Vincent’s East

Honors and Awards

Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society


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

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Angela

    Dr. James H. Frey of Birmingham has been my doctor since 2005; since before MDVIP ever came into our lives. My gynecologist had t...

  • Member: Chuck

    I have been using Dr. Frey for just over 6 months. I like him a lot. A doctor also needs good support from his employees. Ashley a...

  • Member: Geraldine

    I am very pleased with my relationship with Dr. Frey and his staff. They are always available when I need them. Dr. Frey always...

  • Member: David

    Dr. Frey has always been very responsive to our needs and questions. We have emailed him late at night with health concerns hopin...