Where I grew up there was only one Physician in Town. He treated everyone for everything, this was in the 1950s. As a child he always seemed to be very patient and kind with tons of Time, I think that is a quality of Dr. Reel. Some things are taught, but experience has no substitute. I could not compliment Dr. Reel with words, they would fall short. I have always thought people are called… See more
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
Dr. Real's Credentials
Carraway Methodist Medical Center
Internal Medicine 1987-1989
Carraway Methodist Medical Center
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Doctorate of Medicine 1986
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry 1982
American Board of Internal Medicine
Omicron Delta Kappa
Mortar Board, Senior Honor Society
President, FarmHouse Fraternity
Outstanding Student in Internal Medicine, Co-Award, Huntsville Campus
- Chairman, Department of Medicine 1998-2000
- Chairman, Medical QA Committee 1993-1994
- Chairman, Utilization Review Committee 1991-1992
Birmingham Medical Network
- Chairman, Performance Improvement Committee 1993-1997
- Executive Board 1993-1994
Tim Real is like the doctors of old. He has a sincere interest in his patients and treats them like family. His attitude and demeanor carries over into his staff and the two ladies in his office are always helpful, caring and attentive. It is always a pleasure to go for our regular visits and we feel so very secure in his care.
Tim has made the patient/physician experience seamless and comfortable. The staff is warm and helpful and Dr. Real is so easy to talk to. From the simplicity of removing a splinter to the complexity of arranging gallbladder surgery, Tim is on top of the situation.
Dr Real and his staff showed extreme patience and compassion with a family member, experiencing anxiety about visiting any doctor for treatment. His understanding and skillful bedside manner won the day. Dr Real brings great credit to the medical profession and the MDVIP program has allowed him to bring out the best in our medical system. Dr Real patterns his behavior after the great… See more
Nowhere in my adult life have I experienced a more caring and knowledgeable physician as Timothy Real. He and his staff seem dedicated to helping me have the healthiest life I can live. I have recommended him, and also MDVIP to several of my friends who are unhappy with their health care. Thank you Tim, Lucy and Joanne!
When I first met Dr. Real I wasn't sure he was the doctor for me. My husband go to Dr. Real as well he said I think we should give him a chance, since it was maybe 2 or 3 appts. I finally agreed. I had things going on in my life I wasn't telling Dr. Real. Finally, the tine came I couldn't hold back no longer, I told him everything; how I really felt, and what I was going thru.… See more
What a difference Dr. Real has made in my life. I have improved health wise with excellent medical care from him. I don't have to wait forever to see him, and he has the time to explain everything to me. The fee is nothing compared to the service I receive from him and his staff! He is such a dedicated and kind human being.
I've never looked forward to an annual visit to the doctor until Dr. Real. I leave feeling better about my physical and mental health because of his sincere, caring way of treating his patients. I think it must be that he has a beautiful soul and heart & his patients sense it. In the past, I've resisted sharing things about my health because I thought it was unimportant to a busy… See more