Dr. Fernando Ovalle, MD

Dr. Fernando Ovalle, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Fernando Ovalle, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon in 1989 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

2000 6th Ave S Fl 4

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Ovalle's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ovalle's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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