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Dr. Alan Shain, MD

Geriatric Medicine*
4.5 (15)
Map Pin Small Mobile, AL
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alan Shain, MD

Dr. Alan Shain, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Physician in Mobile, AL. They specialize in Geriatric Medicine, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia and is affiliated with Mobile Infirmary and Springhill Medical Center. Dr. Shain, completed a residency at University Of So Al Hosps. Patients rated Dr. Shain an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Shain works at Practice in Mobile, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Cluster Headache along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shain's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Infirmary Ltac Hospital
    5 Mobile Infirmary Cir, Mobile, AL 36607 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (251) 435-2400

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Mobile Infirmary
  • Springhill Medical Center

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Cluster Headache
Wellness Examination
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Constipation
Joint Pain
Nausea
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Shortness of Breath
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Abdominal Pain
Acidosis
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Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Administrative Physical
Adult Failure to Thrive
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Neck
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bird Flu
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Bladder Infection
Blastomycosis
Blepharitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
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Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bursitis
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Cachexia
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Prostatitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Cryptococcosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dry Skin
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Dysentery
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Giardiasis
Gout
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Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
Hip Pointer
Hives
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hydrocele
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intertrigo
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytopenia
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Neck Muscle Strain
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peptic Ulcer
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyuria
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Postherpetic Neuralgia
Postnasal Drip
Potassium Deficiency
Prostatitis
Proteinuria
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Scabies
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Strep Throat
Stye
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Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Trichomoniasis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Varicose Eczema
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Diabetes Counseling
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Geriatric Assessment
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Vaccination
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    4.5
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    About Dr. Alan Shain, MD

    Specialties*
    • Geriatric Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1316945306
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Of So Al Hosps
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Alan Shain, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shain is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Shain has seen patients for Cluster Headache, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shain on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Shain. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shain.

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