Heath Beckham


About Heath

Heath has in interest in all aspects of Colon and Rectal Surgery including minimally invasive surgery for benign conditions as well as cancer, cancer prevention through screening, and anorectal disease. Heath has been married to Jamey since 2000 and they have two sons and a daughter. He and his children enjoy many activities outside of work including hunting, fishing, golf, basketball, and baseball. They are members of Shades Mountain Bapstist Church.

Specialty | Colon and Rectal Surgery

Education

  • Auburn University | Bachelor of Science 1999,  Summa Cum Laude
  • Medical School @ University of Alabama at Birmingham – Birmingham, Alabama | Doctor of Medicine, 2003

Residencies

  • General Surgery Residency | Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte, NC 2003-2008
  • Colon and Rectal Fellowship | Ochsner Clinic New Orleans, LA 2008-2009

Medical Licenses

  • State of Alabama 2009

Board Certifications

  • American Board of General Surgery – 2008
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery- 2010

Hospital Staff

  • Grandview Medical Center Birmingham, Alabama Active
  • Baptist Medical Center – Princeton Birmingham, Alabama Active
  • St. Vincent’s East Birmingham, Alabama Active
  • St. Vincent’s Hospital Birmingham, Alabama Active

Professional Memberships

  • Jefferson County Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Publications

  • The Medical and Nonoperative Treatment of Diverticulitis. Clinics in Colon & Rectal Surgery. Diverticular Disease. 22(3):156-160, August 2009. Beckham, Heath M.D.; Whitlow, Charles B. M.D

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