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Authors > Charles Melbern Wilcox, MD

Charles Melbern Wilcox, MD is a professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is the co-author of Atlas of Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 3rd Edition.

Dr. Wilcox earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine in 1983. He performed an internship, residency, and chief residency at the University of Alabama Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center. He also holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Alabama School of Public Health.

Dr. Wilcox joined the University of Alabama Medical Center in 1986, progressing from an instructor position to director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2001. In his career he also served as chief of Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and as assistant professor at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.

Dr. Wilcox is board certified in internal medicine with sub-specialties in hepatology and gastroenterology. He has special expertise in endoscopy, endoscopic surgery, HIV/AIDS gastrointestinal complications, and pancreatic diseases.

Honors and awards received by Dr. Wilcox include Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors, 2004-2012; Best Doctors, Birmingham Magazine, 2003-2012; and the global directory of Who’s Who, 2005-2012. He is the author of dozens of journal articles and book chapters.