About Us


Alabama Digestive Diseases, PC is a single specialty Gastroenterology practice providing care to the greater Birmingham area.  We diagnose and treat disorders of the gastrointestinal tract including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver and pancreaticobiliary system. We also provide colorectal cancer screening.

Our Board Certified Gastroenterologists seek to provide excellent quality care and our friendly, helpful staff is available to facilitate your experience.


Richard McGlaughlin, MD

Practice Locations

  • St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham

Professional Credentials & Affiliations

  • Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
  • Developed a Gastroenterology lab at St Luc’s Hospital, Port au Prince Haiti, 2010- present
  • President Medical Staff, UAB West, 1996-1998
  • Chief, Gastroenterology Division, St. Vincent’s Hospital, 2000-2003
  • Director, Clinica Latina, 1999-2002


  • Gastroenterology Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1983-1985
  • Infectious Diseases, Hopkins Division of Geographic Medicine, Dhaka, Bangla Desh, 1982
  • Department of Occupational Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1982-1983
  • Baltimore City Hospitals, staff, Baltimore, MD, 1982-1983
  • Internal Medicine Internship/Residency, Baltimore City Hospitals, Baltimore, MD, 1979-1982
  • M.D., Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 1979
  • B.A., LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA 1975