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Dr. Fernando Ovalle, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Ovalle

UAB Kirklin Clinic Endocrinolgy

2000 6th Ave S Fl 4 Birmingham, AL 35233

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Dr. Fernando Ovalle, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon in 1989 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.


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(205) 801-8449

Dr. Ovalle accepts the following insurance:

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Dental Blue 100/200/300
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Dr. Ovalle's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes Type 1
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ovalle treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ovalle treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Diabetes Type 2
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ovalle treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Ovalle treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ovalle treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 30% of his peers

Dr. Ovalle treats this condition more than 30% of his peers

Dr. Ovalle's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • 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 Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Fernando Ovalle, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon in 1989 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Ovalle's Reviews

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4.4

Based on 7 reviews

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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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