UAB Medicine Gardendale
Gardendale, AL 35071
To better serve residents of Gardendale and surrounding communities, UAB Medicine Gardendale is expanding our services and relocating to Mount Olive Road, from our previous home on Fieldstown Road. Opening on Jan. 15, 2019, this convenient, state-of-the-art medical complex will offer comprehensive primary care services for adults and children of all ages, along with an adjacent Freestanding Emergency Department and a UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic. The facility also will offer specialty care services, for adults only.
The outpatient care provided at UAB Medicine Gardendale is backed by the knowledge and expertise of UAB, one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. The full range of services provided by Gardendale Primary Care will include:
- Adult and pediatric primary care (internal medicine)
- Sports medicine
- Travel medicine
- On-site laboratory services
- Comprehensive imaging services including echocardiogram (echo), electrocardiogram (EKG), digital radiology, mammography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and ultrasound technology
What to Bring with You
When you come to your appointment, please bring your insurance card, a photo ID, bottles of any prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary supplements that you are currently taking, and any pertinent medical information from other health care providers.
Insurance & Payment Information
Your insurance co-pay is expected at the time of your visit. It is our policy to file insurance claims with Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, Medicaid, UAB VIVA, and VIVA Health, as well as most other insurance providers. When you call for an appointment, we will verify your coverage.
Labs & Test Results
You will be notified of any normal test results either by telephone, mail, or at your next office visit. Any significant abnormal lab or test values will be relayed to you by your physician as soon as the results are obtained. Patients who have signed up for the myUABMedicine Patient Portal may view results of select lab work or other tests through their myUABMedicine account.
To obtain renewals for any medications prescribed by this clinic, please call the office at (205) 631-3452. Please have your pharmacy name and telephone number available to provide to our staff. Medication refill requests should be called in between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm. Allow 24 hours for routine prescriptions to be filled. We suggest calling your drugstore prior to pick-up to make sure your medication is ready. Patients who have signed up for the myUABMedicine Patient Portal may request prescription renewals through their myUABMedicine account.
myUABMedicine Patient Portal
myUABMedicine is a free online patient portal for patients of UAB Medicine that offers secure online access to your personal health information and communication with your UAB health care providers. Signing up is easy. To learn more about myUABMedicine Patient Portal and to request an invitation to sign up, visit uabmedicine.org/me.
Free parking is available directly in front of the facility.
8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays.
To schedule an appointment, please call 205.631.3452 If possible. please call us at least 24 hours in advance of a cancellation.
Please arrive 30 minutes before a new-patient appointment to allow for completion of registration paperwork. To save time, you can download, print and complete our New Patient Form prior to your visit and bring it with you to your appointment.
After Hours and Emergencies
If you need to reach a physician after hours, call 205-934-3411 and ask for the physician on call. If this is a true medical emergency, please dial 911 for immediate assistance. For after-hours and weekend urgent care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries, UAB Medicine offers an Urgent Care Clinic located in downtown Birmingham. For more about UAB Medicine Urgent Care services, hours and location, visit uabmedicine.org/urgentcare.