Dr. David Barthold, MD

Dr. David Barthold, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
Dr. David Barthold, MD is a family medicine specialist in Bessemer, AL and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1970 and specializes in family medicine.

995 9th Ave SW Rm 301

Bessemer, AL 35022

Contact Information

(205) 930-4435

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Dr. Barthold's Experience

Dr. Barthold's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

161  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Immunization

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

1 Sanction
  • Substance Abuse
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Dr. David Roy Barthold; License # MD6406

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician from March 1990 to March 1991 prescribed, dispensed or supplied to himself for self-administration controlled substances including Hydrocodone, Ativan, Anexisa, Valium, and Dital for no legitimate medical reason. The physician was treated for substance abuse and chemical dependency but left the treatment center against the recommendations of his treating physicians prior to the conclusion of the recommended course of treatment.

    The physician is currently impaired due to his addiction and is unable to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety to his patients.

    Action Taken:

    The Medical Licensure Commission has Revoked the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Alabama.

    The physician when applying for reinstatement of his license must demonstrate to the Commission that he has made adequate progress in a rehabilitation and aftercare program for chemical dependency and substance abuse.

    March 25, 1992-License Reinstated With Probation

    The Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama has Reinstated the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Alabama and has placed the physician on Probation for a period of five years subject to the following terms and conditions:

    1. The physician shall comply with the practice plan governing the physician's practice at Bessemer Carraway Medical Center dated 02-05-1992.
    2. The physician shall comply with all requirements of the advocacy contract with the Alabama Impaired Physicians Program dated 12-09-1991.
    3. The physician shall notify the Medical Licensure Commission of any change in the physician's practice location.

    March 31, 1993-Probation Modification Order

    The Medical License Commission of Alabama has ordered:

    1. The restriction on the physician's ability or right to prescribe controlled substances is removed.
    2. The physician shall write controlled substance prescriptions on prescription pads with the individual prescriptions numbered sequentially. The physician shall maintain a log of all prescriptions and submit to the Commission on a quarterly basis.
    3. The physician shall not maintain any samples or inventory of controlled substances in his office and shall not dispense any controlled substances.
    4. All other terms remain in full force and effect.

    May 3, 1994-Probation Modification Order

    The Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama has ordered:

    • The Commission has approved the physician's amended practice plan .
    • All other terms and conditions remain in full force and effect.

    May 8, 1995-Probation Modification Order-Location Amended

    The physician's practice location is the Bessemer Carraway Medical Center located at Highway 11, Bessemer, Alabama.

    June 4, 1997-Probation Terminated

    The physician has a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Alabama.

    State: Alabama
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1970

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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