Dr. Gerald Machen, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 59

1800 Al Highway 157 Ste 300
Cullman, AL 35058
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Hospital Quality

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Cullman Regional Medical Center
1912 Al Highway 157
Cullman, AL 35058

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Cullman Primary Care
Cullman Primary Care
1800 Al Highway 157 Ste 300
Cullman, AL 35058
1948 Al Highway 157 Ste 380
Cullman, AL 35058
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    Dr. Machen's Experience

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    • Family Medicine
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    Dch Reg Med Center
    University Al College Comm Health Scis
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Machen & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Machen's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 2 reviews

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    5 out of 5
    -Cullman, AL |

    I like his personality very much. I am confident in his medical advise. I approve of his expereance.

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    Arrived 15min before scheduled appt waited in lobby 1 hr.and 30 min while noticing people arriving after us was being seen..when bringing this to the receptionist there was no apology or explanation only telling me to goto next window down hall to check in and have a seat..we cont.to sit in the lobby "with no one else waiting" for another hour not hearing a word from anyone with receptionists'laughing carrying on conversations directly in front of us.(daughter was very sick)and never seen

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    Office Locations

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    Cullman Primary Care
    1800 Al Highway 157 Ste 300
    Cullman, AL 35058
    (256) 739-4131 (Office)
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    1948 Al Highway 157 Ste 380
    Cullman, AL 35058
    (256) 739-4131 (Office)
    (256) 739-6027 (Fax)
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