Dr. David Kimberlin M.D.
Infectious Disease Specialist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Infectious Diseases1600 7th Ave S Birmingham AL, 35233
Dr. David Kimberlin is a pediatric infectious disease specialist practicing in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Kimberlin specializes in recurring or persistent diseases caused by bacteria, parasites or fungus in infants, children and adolescents. Pediatric infectious disease specialists also provide consultation to other health care professionals dealing with complex cases.
Education and Training
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School 1989
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Infectious Diseases
- Univ Tx Southwestern Med Sch, Pediatrics
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