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Dr. David Rader, MD

General Surgery*
4.7 (25)
Map Pin Small Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Overview of Dr. David Rader, MD

Dr. David Rader, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL. They specialize in General Surgery, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham and is affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham and Cullman Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Rader an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Rader works at Practice in Birmingham, AL. 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. Rader's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    2704 20th St S # 100, Birmingham, AL 35209 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 592-1800
  2. 2
    David L. Rader M.d.p.c.
    833 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 202, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 933-8150

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  • Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham
  • Cullman Regional Medical Center

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    About Dr. David Rader, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1033108436
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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