Dr. Oscar Taunton Sr, MD

Dr. Oscar Taunton Sr, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 81
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Dr. Oscar Taunton Sr, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1964 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

701 Princeton Ave SW

Birmingham, AL 35211

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Humana

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Dr. Taunton Sr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes Type 2
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taunton Sr treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Taunton Sr treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Lipid Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taunton Sr treats Lipid Disorders more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Taunton Sr treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taunton Sr treats Hyperlipidemia more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Taunton Sr treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Taunton Sr's conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Goiter
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperthyroidism
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Retina Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Oscar Taunton Sr, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1964 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1969
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1969
  • 1968
    National Institute Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital
    1968
  • 1965
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1965
  • 1964
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School
    1964

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Humana
Choice Care PPO