Dr. Fernando Ovalle, MD

Dr. Fernando Ovalle, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(7)
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Dr. Fernando Ovalle, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

2000 6th Ave S Fl 4

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

(205) 801-8449

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Ovalle performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 93% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Barnes Hospital Wash University School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ovalle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ovalle's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ovalle to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Ovalle's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Birmingham, AL |
Dr. Ovalle is an amazing doctor. He has an incredible amount of knowledge and is a caring person. I have been seeing him for about ten years and he is the best doctor I have ever had. I recommend him highly.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ovalle accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ovalle has admitting privileges

UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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