Dr. Reed A. Dimmitt is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist licensed by the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners. He is certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Dimmitt received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his Pediatric Residency Program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, California. Following his Pediatric Residency, Dr. Dimmitt completed a three-year Neonatal-Perinatal/Developmental Medicine Fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.
Dr. Dimmitt joined the UAB Department of Pediatrics in 2001 as a neonatologist. Because of his clinical and research interests in pediatric gastrointestinal disease, he completed a second fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in 2009. He was appointed the Division Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology at UAB/Children’s of Alabama in 2010 and served in that capacity for 14 years.
In January 2024, Dothan Pediatric Healthcare Network will welcome Dr. Dimmitt as a physician at Dothan Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic. Dr. Dimmitt’s clinical interests include all pediatric GI conditions with specific focus on abdominal pain, complex care, and eosinophilic diseases.