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TRUSSVILLE - Pediatrics East celebrated its 25-year anniversary as a Children’s of Alabama practice on June 4.
Pediatrics East was founded by Dr. Vincent Carnaggio in 1957 in order to serve the pediatric community in the eastern part of Birmingham. The practice was purchased by Children’s of Alabama in 1996. Today, Pediatrics East operates two offices, Trussville and Deerfoot, serving patients ranging from newborns to 21-year-olds.
Pediatrics East Trussville and Deerfoot currently consist of 11 physicians, all of whom are board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Through these two offices, Pediatrics East provides pediatric medical care to families in Jefferson, St. Clair and Blount counties and the surrounding areas. Comprehensive aspects of patient care including referrals, medication management, diagnostic tests, immunization administrations and other services are provided by the practice.
Pediatrics East Trussville and Deerfoot proudly received Patient Centered Medical Home certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in 2013. The NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care and reduce costs. Both offices were recertified in 2021.
Trussville Office Physicians:
Deerfoot Office Physicians:
Pediatrics East - Trussville
520 Simmons Drive
Trussville, AL 35173
Pediatrics East - Deerfoot
6729 Deerfoot Parkway
Pinson, AL 35126
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient, outpatient and primary care throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s serves patients from every county in Alabama and nearly every state. Children’s is a private, not-for-profit medical center that serves as the teaching hospital for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) pediatric medicine, surgery, psychiatry, research and residency programs. The medical staff consists of UAB faculty and Children’s full-time physicians as well as private practicing community physicians.