Dr. Michael S Saag MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Michael Saag is an infectious disease specialist in Birmingham, Alabama and 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 Louisville School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Saag accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 18 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, HIV/AIDS Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981–1984

University of Alabama Medical Center
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1985–1987

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

AL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Relationship of immunologic response to antiretroviral therapy with non-AIDS defining cancer incidence.
Yanik, E. L.,Napravnik, S.,Cole, S. R.,Achenbach, C. J.,Gopal, S.,Dittmer, D. P.,Olshan, A. F.,Kitahata, M. M.,Mugavero, M. J.,Saag, M.,Moore, R. D.,Mathews, W. C.,Hunt, P.,Eron, J. J.

HIV Viremia and Incidence of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Patients Successfully Treated With Antiretroviral Therapy.
Achenbach, C. J.,Buchanan, A. L.,Cole, S. R.,Hou, L.,Mugavero, M. J.,Crane, H. M.,Moore, R. D.,Haubrich, R. H.,Gopal, S.,Eron, J. J.,Hunt, P. W.,Rodriguez, B.,Mayer, K.,Saag, M. S.,Kitahata, M. M.

Qualitative Investigation of a Brief Chronic Pain Screening Tool in HIV-Infected Patients.
Merlin, J. S.,Walcott, M. M.,Herbey, I.,Chamot, E.,Ritchie, C.,Saag, M. S.,Kertesz, S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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