Feature Profiles

Always on the Move

Feb 14, 2018 at 11:09 am by steve

April 13, 2013, is a day Americans will never forget. 40,000 runners from around the world gathered for the Boston Marathon. At 2:49 p.m., two bombs exploded about a mile away.... Read More

Legendary Coach Shapes Physician's Outlook on Life

Jan 23, 2018 at 03:21 pm by steve

For expectant parents, Malcolm Simmons, MD is their MVP. After all, they've selected the Shelby Medical Center OB-GYN to be their baby's first contact with the world. For icon.... Read More

Dugas Brings Sense of Urgency to Orthopedic Recovery

Dec 15, 2017 at 01:20 pm by steve

At first glance, a ballet dancer and a wrestling superstar seem the ultimate juxtaposition. Closer scrutiny reveals the similitude of performance arts and athleticism. And a d.... Read More

Oakes Retires But Will Stay Busy

Oct 12, 2016 at 05:43 pm by steve

With his upcoming retirement, Jerry Oakes, MD expects to have more "me" time. "It's like stepping off an escalator going 30 mph," Oakes said. "I've been incredibly fortunate a.... Read More

Kitchens Perfects Crawfish Seasoning With Surgical Precision

Sep 09, 2016 at 02:19 pm by steve

For Jerry Kitchens, MD, "like" is much too mild a word for his feelings about crawfish. During the crawfish months -- roughly March through June -- the retired surgeon feasts.... Read More

May 2023

May 08, 2023 at 05:55 pm by kbarrettalley

Your May 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!