• Dr. Edwards is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is also the Assistant Section Chief for Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from UAB, graduating summa cum laude in 2011. He then completed his internal medicine residency at UAB in 2014 and served as a Chief Medicine Resident at UAB through 2015. He completed his fellowship training in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UAB in 2018. Dr. Edwards is an active member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy as well as the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 Factitious Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Case Series and ReviewAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences2021
    2018 Association of pulsatility with gastrointestinal bleeding in a cohort of HeartMate II recipientsASAIO Journal.  64:472-479. 2018
    2011 Platypnea-Orthodeoxia Syndrome: What Is the Driving Force?American Journal of the Medical Sciences2011

    Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Edwards attends on the GI Consult service at UAB Hospital with medical students, residents, and fellows. He sees inpatient consults with GI fellows at the Birmingham VA Medical Center where he also instructs and supervises GI fellows in the endoscopy unit. Dr. Edwards also participates in morning teaching reports with internal medicine residents at UAB Hospital and hosts internal medicine residents who rotate through his clinic at the The Kirklin Clinic. He is also active in the UAB School of Medicine GI Organ System module each year, providing lectures and serving as a small group facilitator as well as a content expert for simulated patient cases.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2011
  • Master of Science in Biology, Florida International University 2004
  • Full Name

  • Adam L. Edwards