About William C. Lopez, MD

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. William Lopez attended Birmingham Southern College where he graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Biology. Dr. Lopez received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Carraway Methodist Medical Center. Advanced subspecialty training in Gastroenterology and liver diseases was completed at Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Gastroenterology Association. For 20 years he practiced at St. Vincent’s East (Medical Center East) with a group of internists, Eastern Medical Specialists, P.C.. In September of 2010 Dr Lopez moved his practice to join Dr. Rohit Malik and Dr. Mukul Mehra, who he had shared weekend GI call with for years.

His interests and experience include general Gastroenterology, as well as liver and pancreatic diseases. Services offered include upper endoscopies, colonoscopies, capsule endoscopy, esophageal motility, ph testing, liver biopsies, hemorrhoid treatment and ERCPs. (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) Dr. Lopez is married, and has three daughters.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anal Fistulas
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Colitis
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastritis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Cam)
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • ERCP & Stents
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment & Banding
  • Liver Biopsies
  • PEG Placement

Office Locations

Primary Location

Picture of the St. Vincent's East Office

St. Vincent's East

100 Pilot Medical Dr.
Suite 250
Birmingham, AL 35235

Phone: 205-838-3034
Fax: 877-776-2535

Additional Locations

Blount County

150 Gilbreath Dr.
Oneonta, AL 35121

Phone: 205-838-3034
Fax: 877-776-2535

Directions

Procedure Locations

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Insurance

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

Education

Medical

University of Alabama School of Medicine

Residency

Carraway Methodist Medical Center - CLOSED

Fellowship

Ochsner Clinic

Other

University of Alabama School of Medicine

Professional Highlights

Certifications

Board Certified in Gastroenterology

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Awards & Recognitions

  • Advanced subspecialty training in Gastroenterology and liver diseases was completed at Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the American College of Gastroenterology
  • Member of the American Gastroenterology Association