About Brian A. Brunson, MD

Dr. Brunson, a Birmingham native, joined Gastro Health in July 2012 and practices primarily at our Grandview and Alabaster locations. He has special interests in gastrointestinal oncology and pancreatic diseases, and performs endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) procedures at Grandview Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Surgery Center and Brookwood Medical Center.  He obtained his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Brunson performed his internship and residency at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, and his GI fellowship was completed at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

Dr. Brunson is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the ASGE EUS special interest group, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the Alabama Gastroenterological Society.

Dr. Brunson and his wife, Joy, have 4 children, and he is active in his church.  He enjoys coaching his children’s youth basketball and baseball teams, and his family also enjoys traveling and attending Auburn football and basketball games.

Dr. Brunson is in collaborative practice with:

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Amanda P. Davis, CRNP

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Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anal Fistulas
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Colitis
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Gastritis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Cam)
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • PEG Placement

Office Locations

Primary Location

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Grandview

3570 Grandview Pkwy.
Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35243

Phone: 205-663-1023
Fax: 205-802-7778

Additional Locations

Alabaster

1022 1st St. N
Suite 220
Alabaster, AL 35007

Phone: 205-663-1023
Fax: 205-802-7778

Directions

Procedure Locations

Having a procedure? It may not always be in the same location where you consulted with your doctor. Check with your doctor to make sure you’re headed to the right place.

Insurance

  • Viva Health Medicare
  • Viva Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Health Choice PPO - AL
  • BlueCross BlueShield - AL
  • Cigna - AL

Education

Medical

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Internship

University of Alabama Hospital

Fellowship

Medical University of South Carolina

Professional Highlights

Certifications

Board Certified in Gastroenterology

Professional Memberships

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • ASGE EUS special interest group
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Alabama Gastroenterological Society

Articles

Patient Care

Crystal's Story with Crohn's Disease

Crystal always had issues with her stomach from a young age. It was Dr. Brunson who finally provided Crystal with a diagnosis that would explain years' worth of suffering - Crohn's disease.