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Dr. Dennis Fernandez is a board certified general surgeon. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and formerly served as the Chief of Surgery at Crestwood Medical Center.  He is also a bariatric surgeon offering both gastric sleeve and gastric bypass. Fernandez currently performs robotic gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, appendectomies, cholecystectomies and complex abdominal hernia repairs. He is amongst the first surgeons in the United States and the first in Alabama to perform robotic complex hernia repairs including abdominal wall reconstruction. He instructs and proctors other surgeons nation-wide on this complex procedure.

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Dr. Dennis Fernandez, General and Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Wargo has been practicing anesthesiology, pain management, interventional pain management, and regenerative medicine with a comprehensive evidence-based approach emphasizing holistic and preventive management.  He is part of the new Interventional Pain Management service at North Alabama Shoals Hospital.

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Dr. Bradley Wargo, Interventional Pain Management

Dr. Mesquita completed full general surgery training at Wayne State University. Prior to that, he was at the Institute of Cancer of Ceaera in Brazil, where he served as managing director and head of the department of digestive oncology. Mesquita has had work published 29 times and will bring expertise in surgical oncology and general surgery, along with Laparoscopic, abdominal, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, liver and gastric surgery.

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Dr. J. Wilson Mesquita, General Surgery


Dr. Kristen Reed Joins North Alabama Surgery

FLORENCE, Ala., – North Alabama Medical Center is pleased to welcome Kristen Reed, MD, to the medical staff as our newest general surgeon. Dr. Reed...

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Dr. Jonathan Bradberry Joins North Alabama Primary Care

FLORENCE, Ala., – North Alabama Primary Care is pleased to welcome Jonathan Bradberry, MD, to its location at 646 Cox Creek Parkway in Florence. After...

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Good Health is our Primary Goal

When it comes to your health, there's no such thing as second best. Whether it's a menacing pain or something more serious, you want to know -- you deserve to know -- that you're in great hands. And it certainly helps if those hands are close to home. 

At our practices, we're all about you. We're about your pain or discomfort. We're about your convenience. We're about your questions and concerns. We're about meeting you where you are, treating you to the best of our abilities, and getting you back to your life.

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Welcome to North Alabama Medical Group

North Alabama Medical Group is a team of established professionals at different practices in the Shoals area that offer care through North Alabama Medical Center.

Each practice is proud to offer top quality, comprehensive health care in a compassionate environment- close to home. We are committed to getting to know each patient as an individual to create a partnership in care designed around your needs.

Thank you for your interest in North Alabama Medical Group. We are honored that you have chosen us for your healthcare journey.

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