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L. Nicol Pettway, MD, is a native of Alabama who resides with her husband and family in Vestavia. She has been practicing medicine in the Birmingham area for the past 18 years. She earned a degree in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University where she was awarded a Harvard College grant. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham where she was awarded a Dean’s Scholarship.

Dr. Pettway became board certified in Internal Medicine after completing a residency at the Baptist Health Systems in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1997.

She has practiced emergency medicine for more than 15 years and urgent care for three years. Dr. Pettway has both the clinical knowledge and the professional manner to care for you and your loved ones when you need immediate medical attention.

Her certifications include:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support