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Dr. John Simpson

Pediatrics
Birmingham, AL
35 years experience male

Locations

Office

Birmingham, AL

Address

Vestavia Pediatrics, 1936 Old Orchard Road, Birmingham, AL
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

United healthcare

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Adolescent Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A member asked:
Dr. John Simpson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Suction nose: Wheezing is a form of noisy breathing that medical experts usually associate with lower respiratory disease. Sometimes the term is casually used by pa... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Simpson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Likely reflux: Breast fed babies commonly have soft or even loose stools at this age. Frequent spitting up after feedings in an otherwise healthy infant is commonly ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Simpson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: There's no evidence at this time that would indicate that this small risk of exposure is likely to cause serious problems for the baby.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Simpson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Uncertain: It is difficult to answer this question without seeing the rash. If it has vesicles (blisters) or is spreading and becoming more angry in appearance t... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Simpson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Brush & see Dentist: This definitely sounds like a dental issue. Regular brushing of the teeth, gums and tongue may help with breath odor but seeing a qualified dentist so... Read More
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Dr. John Simpson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Dz. of brain & liver: A medical syndrome characterized by acute vomiting and the progression of worsening neurologic symptoms which develops within 5 to 7 days after the be... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Simpson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Clear the nose: Use saline nasal spray or drops to irrigate the nose and bulb suction to clear the nasal passages. Offer sips of pedialyte electrolyte solution. If sy... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Simpson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Brush regularly: Brush regularly with a whitening toothpaste. Rinse your mouth with water after drinking coffee if you can't brush then.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Simpson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Don't worry: Be patient, you're likely to see more physical changes over the next 6-12 months.
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Nov 29, 2012
Dr. Simpson trained with me at Children's of Alabama. He's an excellent pediatrician. I recommend him highly.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Simpson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Simpson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Graduated 1987MD

Affiliations

Child health corporation of america
Brookwood medical center
St vincents hospital
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