Dr. George R. McWhorter, MD

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Dr. George R. McWhorter, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

GEORGE R MCWHORTER MD PC 401 Tuscaloosa Ave SW Ste 220, Birmingham, AL 35211 Get Directions
(205) 788-2242

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I am a Gastroenterologist practicing in Birmingham, Al. I have been in private practice 31 years. The hospitals...   Read More

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    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • All Types of Food Poisoning
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Food Poisoning
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Malnutrition
    • Mesenteric Panniculitis
    • Nausea
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pouchitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Salmonella Food Poisoning
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Enteritis
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Manometry
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Florida

      Graduated in 1976

    • Internship Hospital
      St Louis University Hospital

      Completed in 1977

    • Residency Hospital
      Saint Louis University Hospital

      Completed in 1979

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Brooke Army Medical Center

      Completed in 1983

    • Undergraduate School
      Tuskegee Institute

      Graduated in 1968

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Gastroenterology
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. McWhorter's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

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    Dr. McWhorter says...

    I am a Gastroenterologist practicing in Birmingham, Al.  I have been in private practice 31 years.  The hospitals I have clinical privileges are Baptist Medical Center Princeton and St. Vincent's Hospital. 

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    Dr. McWhorter's Care Philosophy

    My Patient Philosophy is to treat each and every patient with the care, compassion and the respect they deserve.

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    Dr. McWhorter says...

    I have been a practicing Gastroenterologist for 31 years.  I have performed innumerable procedures such as Colonoscopies, Upper Endoscopies, Flexible Sigmoidoscopies, PEG/Feeding Tube Placements as well as other procedures.  I perform earch procedure with the utmost skill, precision and care.