About W. Timothy Denton, MD, FACG

Dr. Denton joined Gastro Health in 1984 and recently served as group President. He practices at our Brookwood location. He obtained both his undergraduate and medical degree, with honors,  from the University of Mississippi. His internship, residency, and fellowship were all performed at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Denton is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

Dr. Denton was the first president and co-founder of the Alabama Gastroenterological Society. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and presently serves as Governor for the State of Alabama chapter. He is a member of the Alabama State Medical Association, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is also a member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and received their J. Marshall Garrett Medical Achievement Award in 2002.

He has special interest in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and is involved in quality parameters for gastrointestinal medicine. He is involved in both local and international medical missions, is a member of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, and is on the Board of M-Power Ministries. He is married to Angela Self Denton, and father of 4 adult children and 3 grandchildren.

Dr. Denton is in collaborative practice with:

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Erin A. Nahass, 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
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Cam)
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • PEG Placement

Office Locations

Primary Location

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513 Brookwood Blvd.
Suite 401
Birmingham, AL 35209

Phone: 205-870-0256
Fax: 877-342-3339

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.



University of Mississippi School of Medicine


Medical University of South Carolina


Medical University of South Carolina


Medical University of South Carolina

Professional Highlights


Board Certified in Gastroenterology

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Awards & Recognitions

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America J. Marshall Garrett Medical Achievement Award

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology
  • Governor of the Amercian College of Gastroenterolgy Alabama Chapter
  • Alabama State Medical Association
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America