dr_joseph_wallaceJoseph Claude Wallace, MD, FACS

Dr. Wallace received his medical degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of South Alabama.

Dr. Wallace has practiced medicine as a general surgeon since 1987. He has a special interest in laparoscope procedures, endoscopy, and breast surgery. In addition to practicing with Surgical Specialists, Dr. Wallace is on staff at DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport DCH, HealthSouth Surgical Center and Bryce Hospital. Dr. Wallace is Board certified with the American Board of Surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Wallace was born in Tuscaloosa, and he and his wife, Henrietta have three children.

Curriculum Vitae

Specialty:

  • Surgery (General and Vascular)

Degrees:

  • Bachelor of Sciences, The University of Alabama
    (Summa Cum Laude) 1978
  • Doctor of Medicine,
    University of Alabama School of Medicine 1982

Internship & Residency:

  • University of South Alabama School of Medicine 1982-1987

Licensure:

  • Alabama, 1987 (10987)

Specialty Certifications:

  • American Board of Surgery Diplomate, 1988
  • American Board of Surgery Board Certified, Dec. 1988
  • American College of Surgeons Fellow, 1990
  • Recertified by the American Board of Surgery, 1998

Academic Appointments:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
    College of Community Health Sciences
    University of Alabama School of Medicine
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama 1987-1993
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
    College of Community Health Sciences
    University of Alabama School of Medicine
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama 1993-1994
  • Chair, Department of Surgery
    College of Community Health Sciences
    University of Alabama School of Medicine
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama 1995-Present

Hospital Staff Appointments:

  • 1987 -present
    DCH Regional Medical Center
    Active Staff
  • 1987 -present
    Northport Hospital – DCH
    Active Staff
  • 1987 -present
    HealthSouth Surgical Center
    Active Staff
  • 1987 -present
    Bryce Hospital
    Consultant Staff

Professional Societies:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • The American Medical Association
  • The Medical Association of the State of Alabama
  • The Tuscaloosa County Medical Society
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons

Committees & Activities:

  • Executive Committee, University of Alabama
    Tuscaloosa Program 1995 – present
  • Graduate Medical Program Review Committee
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 1995 – present

Awards & Honors:

  • University of Alabama School of Medicine┬áPatrick McCue Award
  • Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Medical Education
    Senior Year – May 16, 1997

Community Service:

  • Sunday School Teacher
    Northport Baptist Church, Northport, Alabama
  • Christian Medical Ministry

Submitted for Publication:

Recent publication in Surgical Rounds, Bedsole, et. al.,
“New Surgical Management of Transverse Colon Volvulus”.

“Substernal Goiter”, 1997, Jeff L. Ryan, MSIV, Toheed Jan Kamal, M.D.,
Joseph C. Wallace, M.D., Timothy W. Winkler, M.D., and Glen Wheeling, Pac.

“Population Case Report and Review”, 1998, Paul A. Roberts, MSIV,
Lee Thomas, M.D.,FACS, Joseph C. Wallace, M.D. FACS,
Timothy W. Winkler, M.D., FACS, Tyler O. Kirby, MSIV, Peter Nagi, MSIV.

“Two Cases of Parathyroid Carcinoma and a Review of Literature”. 1998.
Peter Nagi, MSIV, Joseph C. Wallace, M.D., FACS,
Timothy W. Winkler, M.D., Toheed Jan Kamal, M.D.,
Paul A. Roberts, MSIV

Selected Presentations:

CCHS Department of Surgery conferences for third year medical students,
one to one and a half hours per conference. Five to six conferences per
block of medical students. Six blocks of students per year.