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About Dr. Edward W Hook III

Dr. Edward W Hook III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Hook is affiliated with Baptist Medical Center South, Jackson Hospital and Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. Dr. Hook has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Edward W Hook III is Excellent. Dr. Edward W Hook III has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Edward W Hook III is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Uab Medicine

1530 3rd Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35294
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Specialties

Dr. Edward W Hook III has the following 2 specialties

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Edward W Hook III has the following 22 expertise

  • Infection
  • Drug Abuse (Substance-Related Addiction Disorders)
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS)
  • Intravenous Substance Abuse
  • HIV Infections
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Infection
  • STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)
  • Inflammation of Urethra (Urethritis)
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Genital Herpes (Herpes Genitalis)
  • Fever
  • Immunization
  • Gonorrhea
  • Uterine Cervix inflammation (Uterine Cervicitis)
  • Vaccination
  • HIV Seropositivity
  • Hepatitis C
  • Syphilis
  • Gynecologic disorders

Dr. Edward W Hook III has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Edward W Hook III is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hook is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    42 Years Experience

  • Weill Cornell Medical College

    Graduated in 1976

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

Uab Medicine, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL

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