Katherine Culp Hammond M.D.
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities619 19TH ST S BIRMINGHAM AL, 35249
Dr. Katherine Hammond is a child neurologist practicing in BIRMINGHAM, AL. Dr. Hammond specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system in children from birth to young adulthood. With combined understanding of childhood illness and the special needs of each individual child and their family, Dr. Hammond is able to help each patient improve the status of their health. Conditions such as seizures, delayed speech, weakness or frequent headaches are treated by child neurologists.
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