Paul Drake Lavender, Jr., MD, joined the College of Community Health Sciences in late 2013 as an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine.
Lavender received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and was a chief resident in the College’s Family Medicine Residency. He has been in private practice in Gordo, Ala., since graduating residency in 2004.
Board-certified in family medicine, Lavender’s expertise is in colonoscopies and colposcopies. On a part-time basis, he will perform those surgical procedures at the Surgical Center in Tuscaloosa and at Pickens County Medical Center in Carrollton In addition, Lavender will see patients at University Medical Center and at DCH Medical Center.
University Medical Center is a multi-specialty clinic open to University of Alabama faculty and staff as well as the West Alabama community. It is operated by the College.