David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

Internal Medicine
2728 10th Avenue South Suite 310
Birmingham, AL 35205 Get Directions
1.866.696.3847
David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE
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Annual Membership Fee

450.00every 3 months
900.00every 6 months
1,800.00each year

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.
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Dr. DeAtkine's Credentials

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Residency:
Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
1987-1990

Internship:
Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
1987-1990

Medical School:
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, TX
Doctorate of Medicine 1987

Fellowship:
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Endocrine Fellowship 1990-1992
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine, supported by National Institutes of Mental Health Grant
1990-1991

Undergraduate:
Rice University
Houston, TX
Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science 1983

St. Vincent's Hospital
Rice University, Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship
University of Texas, Southwestern Foundation Scholarship
Fellowship, American College of Endocrinology 2003
First Prize for Excellence in Clinical Research, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism with Co-authors 1998
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Wake Medical Center 1992-1993
Medical Director, St. Vincents Diabetes Education Center 1993-present
Chief Medical Editor, Successful Living With Diabetes 2000-2002
Consulting Endocrinologist and Internist, St. Vincents Hospital, Birmingham 1993-present
Vice President, ADA Regional Executive Council 2007-present
American College of Physicians
American Diabetes Association
American Medical Association
American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists
from Sonja in AL March 8, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

Dr. DeAtkine,
How can I ever thank you for the friendship and incredible healthcare you have given me through all these years. You have seen me through so many illnesses, with extensive knowledge, patience and kindness, I can never tell you how thankful I am because you are always there to help me, both physically and emotionally.
Thank you for just being you!!
Sonja

from Sharon Deep in AL March 5, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

Since meeting Dr. DeAtkine over 10 years ago, my whole attitude for routine type 1 diabetes doctor visits has change. The care provided by him and his staff has been excellent and life changing. I appreciate our conversations about my health care options, he always seems to genuinely care about my well being. Excellent diagnostician, great listener, unpretentious, pragmatic, respected by… See more

from Terry in AL March 5, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

Dr. DeAtkine has been my trusted physician for the past 13 years. I feel at ease and have peace, knowing that he is there for me when the need arises. Dr. DeAtkine and his staff are always willing to be of help, regardless of my business travel schedule and my active life style. He is a remarkable physician!

from Helen Claire in AL March 3, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

I met Dr. D when I owned a shop. He came in with his wife for Christmas cards and I told him I needed him as a doc but I heard his bedside manner was less than desirable. His wife fell in the floor laughing and then I became his patient some 15 or so years ago. BEST CHOICE EVER. He has seen me threw a few bad times. But most importantly he doesnt discount my aches and pains. He listens. The… See more

from David in AL March 3, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

Thank you for my life!

from Dorie in AL March 2, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

David DeAtkine is truly a wonderful physician and person. His attention and care of his patients is superb and I am very grateful to be his patient. David always gives his patient the most up to date testing and his attention to details is a true gift!

from Kelley in AL March 1, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE
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Dr. DeAtkine has truly made a difference in my life. He has watched and treated me as I walked in my deepest hole. He then patiently, prayfully, and medically brought me out! He is a brilliant physician, well versed in all aspects of the body. Having said this, he is always willing to send me to a specialist when needed. I feel if it werent for Dr. DeAtkine I would have not made it to the… See more

from George in AL March 1, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

David tries hard to maintain his own health and fitness therefore showing by example how we should strive to follow his example to a more fit and healthy body!! Thanks for the prescriptions and advice!

from Carol in AL March 1, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

Dr. DeAtkine took me in when no other doctor wanted to be bothered. He listened compassionately to my story and my symptoms and BELIEVED me, when so many had not. I have had a number of health issues over the past few years and he is always available, kind and helpful. He has an enormous amount of patience and wisdom and I trust and appreciate him and his wonderful staff so much. THANK YOU… See more

from Phillip in AL March 1, 2018 for David DeAtkine Jr, MD, FACE

Dr. DeAtkine has many professional & personal attributes that excel over other physicians. He is exceptionally competent in his field of endocrinology, but most notably he is consistently inquisitive & curious about new technologies & research that can potentially benefit his patients. He probes to learn about personal circumstances impacting health, and then shares (often… See more

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