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Drew Gunnells, MD

Dr. Gunnells is a gynecologist in the Birmingham area. He is affiliated with Gadsden Regional Medical Center and St Vincent's Birmingham.
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Conditions treated

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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more menopause patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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Dr. Gunnells saw more pregnancy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more interstitial cystitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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Dr. Gunnells saw more cystitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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25 doctors
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24 doctors
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Dr. Gunnells saw more bacterial vaginosis (BV) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more fibrocystic breast patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more vaginitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more osteoporosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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89 doctors
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90 doctors
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44 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more menstrual cramps patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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67 doctors
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67 doctors
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33 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more hypothyroidism patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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50 doctors
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50 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more hormonal imbalance patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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154 doctors
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155 doctors
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77 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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76 doctors
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75 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more thyroid condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more vaginal prolapse patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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64 doctors
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65 doctors
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32 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more major depression patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more stress incontinence patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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131 doctors
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130 doctors
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65 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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60 doctors
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60 doctors
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29 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw headaches patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Birmingham area. Learn more.

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30 doctors
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30 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more urinary incontinence patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Gunnells saw premenstrual syndrome (PMS) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Birmingham area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more fibroids patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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94 doctors
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Dr. Gunnells saw more anemia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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54 doctors
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53 doctors
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26 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw constipation patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Birmingham area. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw more irregular periods patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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78 doctors
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78 doctors
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39 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw anxiety patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Birmingham area. Learn more.

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129 doctors
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128 doctors
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64 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Birmingham area. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Gunnells saw lupus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Birmingham area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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Dr. Gunnells saw more bleeding after menopause patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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C-section rate

Dr. Gunnells’s C-section rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Gunnells 54%
Predicted for his patients 38%
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Gunnells’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Gunnells treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Gunnells’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Gunnells’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Gunnells sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Henderson and Walton Women's Center
806 Saint Vincents Dr
Birmingham, AL 35205
912 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of South Alabama Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1984

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Gunnells is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Gadsden Regional Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • St Vincent's Birmingham
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Viva Health
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield