Dr. Edgar Turner Overton MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Edgar Overton is an infectious disease specialist in Birmingham, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Overton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 14 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002

Washington University
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 2002 - 2004

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Exercise training augments the peripheral insulin-sensitizing effects of pioglitazone in HIV-infected adults with insulin resistance and central adiposity.
Yarasheski, K. E., Cade, W. T., Overton, E. T., Mondy, K. E., Hubert, S., Laciny, E., Bopp, C., Lassa-Claxton, S., Reeds, D. N.

Persistent low-level viraemia and virological failure in HIV-1-infected patients treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy.
Sungkanuparph, S., Groger, R. K., Overton, E. T., Fraser, V. J., Powderly, W. G.

Predictors of immunity after hepatitis A vaccination in HIV-infected persons.
Overton, E. T., Nurutdinova, D., Sungkanuparph, S., Seyfried, W., Groger, R. K., Powderly, W. G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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