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Children's of Alabama Pediatricians and Practices Win Area Awards in Multiple Catagories

BIRMINGHAM (May 26, 2014) – Children’s of Alabama recently had several pediatricians and pediatric practices recognized by a couple of leading family publications.

 Children’s of Alabama won a Parent’s Choice Award as Best Kids’ Health Care Facility while Greenvale Pediatrics was the runner up in the same category. Dr. Brian Dudgeon and Dr. John Cortopassi, both from Greenvale Pediatrics were runners up in the “Best Pediatrician” Category.

The Parent’s Choice Awards are an online award contest published in the July issue of Birmingham Magazine in partnership with Alabama Baby and Child.

 Greenvale Pediatrics was also listed as a Favorite Pediatric Practice in Birmingham Parent’s Family Favorites Awards. Birmingham Parent partners with B-Metro magazine to offer this annual voting contest to area families. The Family Favorites were published in the magazine’s July issue.

 Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children since 1911, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Last year, families made more than 659,000 outpatient and nearly 14,000 inpatient visits to Children’s from every county in Alabama and from 45 other states and four foreign countries. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. and has been ranked among the top children’s hospital programs in the country for the past four years by US News & World Report. More information is available at