C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

Internal Medicine
200 Office Park Drive Suite 201
Birmingham, AL 35223 Get Directions
1.866.696.3847

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per 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. Dodson's Credentials

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Residency:
University of Alabama Hospitals
Department of Internal Medicine
Birmingham, AL
1987-1990

Internship:
University of Alabama Hospitals
Department of Internal Medicine
Birmingham, AL
1987-1990

Medical School:
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Doctorate of Medicine 1987

Undergraduate:
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
Bachelor of Science, Microbiology 1982

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Trinity Medical Center
St. Vincent's Hospital
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
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
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, hypertension and lipid disorders and prevention
from Richard March 30, 2017 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

As a healthcare consumer I have never encountered in my 84 years a more dedicated caring physician than Dr. Dodson. His approach to wellness is to address the needs and concerns of the individual. His outstanding staff simply adds to the value of his practice. They are informed and responsive...
Thanks to all.

from Jane March 29, 2017 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

Since age 33 I have been on blood pressure medication. Despite good care and medication my anxiety would soar at even the thought of having my blood pressure read. My internists were good doctors so I figured a stroke would be coming sooner rather than later. Years went by and my doctor retired so I then saw Dr. Dodson. On my first visit after he read my pressure he said, You know, blood… See more

from Lois in AL October 12, 2014 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

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

from Doris in AL October 7, 2014 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

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!

from Sarah Jane in AL February 23, 2014 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

My husband is a Surgeon and I am aware of what makes a devoted Doctor. Dr. Dodson is just that. His professionalism shines through as well as his devotion to making sure our lives are healthy. We feel so fortunate that he is on our side. He is so personal and caring. We feel truly blessed that he decided to go into this type of practice. We feel that he is available if we ever need him… See more

from Bennie in AL February 9, 2014 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

I am 78 years of age and have Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, a terminal lung disease with no real treatment except high-flow oxygen 24/7. When I went for a prospective new-patient interview, Dr. Cal Dodson didnt bat an eyehe said, Welcome to our practice. Lets get you scheduled for an appointment and see what we can do to help you. A week before that 1st MDVIP office visit, my heartbeat… See more

from Paul in AL February 7, 2014 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

Dr. Dodson is always there for me. He listens carefully and coaches me with kindness and understanding. I know that I can be a difficult patient so I am sure that I try his patience every now and then. Yet he is always kind and respectful and knows just what to say to handle a difficult situation. He has really made a difference in my overall health.

from Clark in AL February 7, 2014 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

I am so thankful for Dr. Dodson and MDVIP. Due to their comprehensive tests, they were able to uncover a previously undetected blood disease that would have been overlooked in a traditional setting.

from Charles in AL February 7, 2014 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

Dr. Dodson has been our family doctor for approximately ten(10) years. He has done an excellent job of promoting and an individually focused Wellness Program(even before he became associated with MDVIP) and also detecting and addressing potential and actual health problems. During this period of time he has made excellent recommendations for doctors in specialized fields when they were needed(… See more

from Jane Marie in AL February 7, 2014 for C. Calvert Dodson III, MD, FACP

Dr. Dodson has rescued my life from plodding into old age to one of becoming fit and excited about the future. He has worked with my medical issues until they are well controlled and has brought me into an increasingly healthy lifestyle.

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year
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