Pediatric Allergy & Immunology       Dr. Prescott Atkinson 
Pediatric Cardiology Dr. Yung R. Lau 
Child Abuse Pediatrics Dr. Michael Taylor 
Pediatric Critical Care Dr. Margaret Winkler 
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Dr. Peter Glaeser 
Pediatric Endocrinology Dr. Kenneth McCormick 
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition Dr. Reed Dimmitt
General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Dr. Carolyn S. Ashworth 
Pediatric Hospital Medicine Dr. Robert F. Pass
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Dr. Kim Whelan  
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Dr. Richard J. Whitley
Pediatric Neonatology Dr. Waldemar A. Carlo 
Pediatric Nephrology Dr. Daniel Feig
Pediatric Neurology Dr. Leon S. Dure 
Pediatric Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
Dr. Hector Gutierrez 
Pediatric Rehab Medicine Dr. Drew Davis
Pediatric Rheumatology Dr. Randy Cron


The UAB Department of Pediatrics at Children's of Alabama is comprised of 16 Subspecialty Divisions each with an educational, research and clinical focus.

The faculty of the UAB Department of Pediatrics at Children's of Alabama provides a diverse and extensive spectrum of medical expertise and health care services, from primary care to subspecialty services. Over the past five years the department has experienced significant growth in the number of full-time medical pediatric faculty. Currently there are over 170 faculty in general pediatrics and subspecialty divisions.

The faculty of the Department of Pediatrics records more than 160,000 outpatient visits, including approximately 50,000 patients seen through the pediatric emergency medicine division. More than 9,800 subspecialty patients and general pediatric inpatient admissions were managed by the pediatric faculty. In addition, the Neonatology division provides coverage for the UAB Medical Center as well as four private, not-for-profit community hospitals. Total inpatient days are in excess of 74,000.

The Department of Pediatrics has a major commitment to research and consistently ranks in the top 10 among all departments of pediatrics in the country in NIH funding. Through research, we are contributing to a better understanding of the causes of many life-threatening diseases as well as advancing many new forms of treatment.