Dr. Lora Pound, MD

Dr. Lora Pound, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Lora Pound, MD is a family medicine specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in family medicine.

5890 Valley Rd Ste 200

Birmingham, AL 35235

Contact Information

(205) 655-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
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Dr. Pound's Experience

Dr. Pound's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

234  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Medical Center The
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pound has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pound's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pound to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Pound's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

She caused me almost to lose my left hand ! I told her it was infected and I needed a antibiotic . She said it was inflammation . Three days later they had to cut my hand in half to save it because the infection had gotten so bad . My hand will never be the same. ! No recommending her here !
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I would not recommend anyone to this Dr. I am a patient that suffers from extreme depression and anxiety. I lost my job due to cutbacks and have no insurance. I take care of my 2 and 4 year olds. Dr pound has refused to call in my depression medication unless I come in though there is no change...more
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I just do not think she cares about my sister. She in her early eighties and has visited doctors all her life. She keeps her waiting for a long period of time and then doesn’t spend any time listening. She is looking for a new doctor. Older people (men and women) deserve some dignity and...more
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If I could fine aGP near me I would change dr. I can't stand her. She doesn't listen to you went in for a Pap test never happened she was too busy going on about my blood pressure I told her I would go to my heart dr then she got mad sent me on my way go figure.
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Staff is rude, wait time is awful, Dr. Pound is also rude with dry personality. She also talks bad about her patients to other doctors she's referred you too. She was on speaker phone the day the doctor she referred me too called her. That doctor quickly hung the phone up and looked at me with a...more
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