Dr. Martha J Strange MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Specialist | Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine2010 Brookwood Medical Center Drive Birmingham AL, 35209
Dr. Martha Strange is a Neonatal-Perinatal Physician practicing in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Strange cares for the critically ill newborn and premature infants. Neonatal-Perinatal Physicians treat conditions such as breathing disorders, birth defects, infections, and any other life-threatening medical problems. They coordinate with their young patients families and other physicians to determine appropriate treatment.
Education and Training
University of Alabama School of Medicine 1978
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
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