Dr. James Head, MD

Dr. James Head, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 54 years old

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Dr. Head specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Alabaster, AL. He practices at 1 location.

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in Huntsville, Al |
I started seeing dr. Z in 2002, he did a partial hysterectomy. In 2005 I was admitted in the hospital and requested dr.z but dr. Head was on call, he did exploratory surgery and took care of ovarian ruptured cysts and scar adhesions, in 2012, was admitted and surgery was done again exploratory, ruptured cysts and dr.head said he removed tons of adhesions from my colon and ovaries and put mesh over them. On 5-28-13 I was re admitted with ovarian cysts , Dr.head would not do surgery he said it wou
in Calera, AL |
Easy to talk with. Listens carefully to your problem. Great all around experience.
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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Mso

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy

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