2018 marked 23 years since Children’s of Alabama entered the primary care market, expanding its footprint outside of its main campus on Birmingham’s Southside. Children’s owns and manages 13 practices throughout the state under its arm called Pediatric Practice Solutions – Pell City Pediatrics, Pediatrics East Trussville, Physicians to Children in Montgomery, Greenvale Pediatrics in Hoover and Alabaster, Mayfair Medical Group, Vestavia Pediatrics, Pediatrics East Deerfoot, Over the Mountain Pediatrics, Greenvale Pediatrics Brook Highland, Midtown Pediatrics, Pediatrics West Bessemer and Pediatrics West McAdory. The following practices and physicians earned the following accolades:
Physicians to Children celebrated its 40th anniversary. Founded by Dr. Robert “Bob” Beshear in 1977, Physicians to Children serves patients from Montgomery and surrounding areas such as Selma, Clanton and Andalusia.
Four physicians were recognized as part of the fourth annual Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Health Services Work Group’s Healthcare Professional of the Year Awards Program and Community Luncheon. Dr. Jamie Odrezin of Greenvale Pediatrics Brook Highland received the 2018 Pediatrics award. Nominees in the Pediatrics category were Drs. Tori Anderson and Darby McElderry, also of Greenvale Brook Highland, and Dr. Kami Sester of Greenvale Pediatrics Alabaster.
All three Greenvale Pediatrics locations (Alabaster, Brook Highland and Hoover) were named Best Pediatric Practice for Children as part of Birmingham Magazine’s 2018 Best of Birmingham issue. Greenvale was also named Favorite Pediatrician – Favorite Children’s Health Facility in Birmingham Parent magazine’s Family Favorites awards competition.
Dr. David Glasgow of Greenvale Pediatrics (retired) and Dr. Phillip Harmon of Pediatrics East Deerfoot were named finalists in the best pediatrician category in Birmingham Magazine’s Best of Family and Kids issue.
Birmingham Parent magazine readers nominated the following doctors for providing the best care for their children: Drs. Toren Anderson, John Cortopassi and Jeffery Stone of Greenvale Pediatrics Hoover; Dr. Joseph Jolly of Greenvale Pediatrics Alabaster; Drs. Courtney Baxley and Virginia Menendez of Over the Mountain Pediatrics; Dr. Stacy Gilbert of Mayfair Medical Group; Dr. Lauree Jones of Midtown Pediatrics; Drs. Phillip Harmon and John Mark Lytle of Pediatrics East Deerfoot; Drs. Angela Redmond and Garland “Gigi” Youngblood of Pediatrics East Trussville; and Drs. Abby Allen and Elizabeth Lewis of Pediatrics West McAdory.