Dr. Michael Passarella, MD


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Michael Passarella is a skilled and qualified gastroenterologist caring for the Alabaster, AL community. Dr. Passarella obtained his medical degree from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine, and a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the same university. He completed another fellowship at Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and bachelor's at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Dr. Passarella is a part of Brookwood Baptist Health and is affiliated with Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, AL. He is board certified in gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. His medical experience is vast and impressive. His areas of special interest include general gastroenterology, colonoscopy, EGD (upper endoscopy), heartburn and reflux, celiac diseases, dysphagia (problem swallowing), inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and liver diseases. Dr. Passarella is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He received "Peacock Award" and Morris L. Mayer award at the University of Alabama. Dr. Passarella is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients. He is dedicated to helping patients receive the treatment they need so they can enjoy a positive and fulfilling lifestyle.

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Office staff very nice.