USA Health welcomes dermatologist Dr. B. Fred Bodie
Bodie, and the practice he founded in 1980, Springhill Dermatology Clinic, recently joined USA Health. The practice is USA Health Dermatology.
Through innovative clinical research and a passion for treating patients, Mobile dermatologist B. Frederick Bodie, M.D., has spent nearly four decades helping people look and feel their best.
Bodie, and the practice he founded in 1980, Springhill Dermatology Clinic, recently joined USA Health. The practice is USA Health Dermatology.new
The phone number, and location at 4300 Old Shell Road, will remain the same. He is accepting new patients.
During his career, Bodie has treated patients who also brought their children and grandchildren to see him. “We put patients first,” he said. “People who are sick want to be heard and want to understand their treatment options. We strive to do that every day.”
With a successful history as an innovator in skin care on the Alabama Gulf Coast, Bodie is certified to practice by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pediatrics. He trained in dermatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Beginning in 2009, Bodie became a principal investigator for a local clinical trials group, helping to determine the impacts of biologics and other drugs.
“Research is so important because it helps us understand what works and what doesn’t work,” he said. “It can help protect patients from harmful side effects.”
After completing a residency in pediatrics in the 1970s, Bodie said he shifted his focus to the study of skin conditions.
“I enjoy this work because I can alleviate discomfort and help people gain confidence,” he said. “It’s so rewarding to help someone with a condition such as psoriasis. There are medicines now that can help so much. It can be life changing.”