Dr. Laura Pointer, MD

Dr. Laura Pointer, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Laura Pointer, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Univ Of Al Sch Of Med in 1994 and specializes in internal medicine.

619 19th St S

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

(205) 934-6507

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Pointer's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Back Pain
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Bunion
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Indigestion
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lactose Intolerance
Larynx Conditions
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Polyuria
Postnasal Drip
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laura Pointer, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Univ Of Al Sch Of Med in 1994 and specializes in internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1997
    U Ala/Univ Hosps
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1995
    U Ala
    Internship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1994

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Insurance accepted

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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

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UAB Hospital

Birmingham, AL

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