Dr. Joseph R Bloomer MD Gastroenterologist
Dr. Joseph Bloomer is a gastroenterologist in Birmingham, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UAB Highlands and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 45 years. He is one of 13 doctors at UAB Highlands and one of 16 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Gastroenterologist: Hepatology & Liver Transplantation
University of Alabama Hospital
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1966 - 1968
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1966
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine
AL State Medical License
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The American Society for Clinical Investigation
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Publications & Presentations
Loss-of-Function Ferrochelatase and Gain-of-Function Erythroid 5-Aminolevulinate Synthase Mutations Causing Erythropoietic Protoporphyria and X-Linked Protoporphyria in North American Patients Reveal Novel Mutations and a High Prevalence of X-Linked Proto
Balwani, M.,Doheny, D.,Bishop, D. F.,Nazarenko, I.,Yasuda, M.,Dailey, H. A.,Anderson, K. E.,Bissell, D. M.,Bloomer, J.,Bonkovsky, H. L.,Phillips, J. D.,Liu, L.,Desnick, R. J.
Equivalent survival following liver transplantation in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis compared with patients with other liver diseases.
Kennedy, C., Redden, D., Gray, S., Eckhoff, D., Massoud, O., McGuire, B., Alkurdi, B., Bloomer, J., Dubay, D. A.
Abnormal mitoferrin-1 expression in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria.
Damron, T.A., Damron, T.A., De La Roza, G., Naqvi, A.H.
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619 19th St S
UAB Liver Center
Birmingham, AL 35249
Phone: (205) 934-6600