About Dr. Rufus Shelton Jr

Dr. Rufus Shelton Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL, with another office in Birmingham, AL. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Shelton is affiliated with Trinity Medical Center, UAB Hospital and Uab Medical West. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

UAB School of Optometry

1716 University Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 975-2020

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The Kirklin Clinic

2000 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233

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Specialties

Dr. Rufus Shelton Jr has the following 2 specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • 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. Rufus Shelton Jr has the following 7 expertise

  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Asthma
  • Chest Infection
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis (TB)

Board Certifications

Dr. Rufus Shelton Jr is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Trinity Medical Center
  • UAB Hospital
  • Uab Medical West
  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1972

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Rufus Shelton Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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