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J. DeWayne Tooson, MD, FACP, FACG, CPE

College:
University of Alabama, Bachelor of Science (Microbiology), 1987

Medical education:
University of Alabama School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine  (1991)

Residency:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (1991-1994)

Fellowship:
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (1994-1996)

Board certifications:

  • Gastroenterology (1997, recertified 2007)
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Alabama Gastroenterological Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • Mayo Alumni Association
  • American Association for Physician Leadership

Affiliations:

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Alabama Gastroenterological Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • Mayo Alumni Association
  • American Association for Physician Leadership

Additional Details:

  • Patients’ Choice Award (2015)
  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015)
Jennifer Palmer, MD
Jennifer R. Palmer, MD

Jennifer Palmer, MD joined GI Associates of West Alabama in August 2015. She received her undergraduate from Louisiana State University and went on to medical school at Louisiana State University at Shreveport. She completed internship and residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her fellowship was performed at University of Texas at Houston. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. She is a member of American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and American Society for Gastroenterology Endoscopy (ASGE). She is the Director of Endoscopy at DCH Regional Hospital in Tuscaloosa. She performs upper endoscopy (EGD) and colonoscopy, but also specializes in diagnostic Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).

W. Gardner Rowell, MD
W. Gardner Rowell, MD

Dr. Rowell graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1982. He works in Tuscaloosa, AL and specializes in Gastroenterology. Dr. Rowell has hospital privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center.

Donnie R. Smith, MD
Donnie R. Smith, MD

Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1980. He works in Tuscaloosa, AL and specializes in Gastroenterology. Dr. Smith has hospital privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center.

C. Donald Howe, MD, PharmD
C. Donald Howe, MD, PharmD

Dr. Howe graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Memphis in 1987. He works in Tuscaloosa, AL and specializes in Gastroenterology. Dr. Howe has hospital privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center.