dr_howard_falgoutH. Joseph Falgout, MD, FACS

Curriculum Vitae

Specialty:

  • General Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

High School:

  • Tuscaloosa High School
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Degrees:

  • B.S. Major – Chemistry
    Minor – Biology
    University of Alabama
    Tuscaloosa, AL
    1974-78
  • M.D. University of South Alabama College of Medicine
    Mobile, Alabama
    1978-82

Internship:

  • University of South Alabama Medical Center
    Mobile, Alabama
    General Surgery, 1982-83

Residency:

  • University of South Alabama Medical Center
    Mobile, Alabama
    General Surgery, 1983-87

Licensure:

  • Alabama

Diplomate:

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
    Certificate #33886
    Issued 12-13-89

Academic Appointments:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery,
    University of Alabama, College of Community Health Services

Hospital Staff Appointments:

  • DCH Regional Medical Center
  • Northport Hospital DCH
  • HealthSouth Surgical Center
    Chairman, Department of Surgery,
    AMI West Alabama Hospital
    1990-1991
  • Chairman, Department of Surgery,
    DCH Regional Medical Center
    1991-1992
  • President of Medical Staff,
    DCH Regional Medical Center,
    1994-1995

Professional Societies:

  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Association for the State of Alabama
  • Tuscaloosa County Medical Society
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • American Society of General Surgeons, March 199

Fellowships:

  • American College of Surgeons

Academic Awards & Honors:

  • National Honor Society of Secondary Schools, 1973
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Alabama, 1977
  • Cum Laude, University of Alabama, 1978
  • Alabama Merit Scholarship, 1979
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of South Alabama, 1981
  • President, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, A.O.A., 1982
  • Charles Williams Ursetel Award, Outstanding Student of Physiology
  • University of South Alabama College of Medicine, 1982
  • Surgery Award, Outstanding Student in Surgery,
  • University of South Alabama College of Medicine, 1982
  • Fellow of The American College of Surgery, October, 1990
  • Who’s Who Among Rising Young Americans, 1992
  • Elected Deacon, 1st Baptist Church, January 1994

Publications:

  • J.C. Parker, H.J. Falgout, R.E. Parker, D.N. Granger, and A.E. Taylor.
    The effect of fluid volume loading or exclusion of interstitial albumin
    and lymph flow in the dog lung. Circ Res 45:440-450, 1979.
  • J.C. Parker, H.J. Falgout, F.A. Grimbert, and A.E. Taylor.
    The effect of increased vascular pressure on albumin excluded volume
    and lymph flow in the dog lung. Circ Res 47:866-875, 1980
  • P.S. Kinnebrew, J.C. Parker, H.J. Falgout, and A.E. Taylor.
    Pulmonary microvascular permeaoility following E. coli
    endotoxin and hemorrhage. Journal of Applied Physiology 52(2):403-409, 1982.
  • H.J. Falgout, S.M. Fendley, H. Walker, and J.J. Ferrara.
    Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm presenting as
    incarcerated epigastric hernia. Vascular Surgery 23(1):59-62, 1989

Presentations:

  • “Fine Needle Aspiration of Solid Breast Masses”.
    Southeastern Surgical Congress
    Atlanta, Georgia. March 1987. Poster Presentation.