Dr. Kimberly Fagan MD
Sports Medicine Specialists — Birmingham, ALContact Dr. Fagan
Dr. Kimberly Fagan specializes in sports medicine, internal medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. Details of Dr. Fagan's 26 years experience as an MD and education at University of Alabama are available on your free doctor report.
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3125 Independence Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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Sports MedicineSports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation. and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. She is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine.
EducationDr. Fagan attended medical school at University of Alabama School of Medicine and graduated in 1987 having 26 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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