Midtown Doctors

Theresa J. Bolus, MDTheresa J. Bolus, MD

Dr. Theresa Bolus has been serving children and their families in the Birmingham area for over 30 years. She earned her medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1989 and completed her pediatric internship and residency at UAB in 1992. She is Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Bolus is involved in St. Elias Church and assists in the Lebanese Food Festival which yearly donates a significant portion of its profits to local, national, and international charities. She and her husband, Paul, have raised four children.


Lauree Jones, MDLauree Jones, MD

Dr. Jones joined Midtown Pediatrics in May 2010. She earned her medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at UAB. She is board certified in pediatrics and has practiced medicine in Alabama since 1994. Dr. Jones became involved in medical missions in 2001 and has worked in parts of South and Central America, Africa, Romania and the Middle East. She loves serving children and their families in Birmingham and around the world. She and her husband, Don, have four grown children.


Ashley Davis Beasley, MDAshley Davis Beasley, MD

Dr. Beasley joined Midtown Pediatrics in July 2014. She earned her medical degree from The University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Beasley enjoys volunteering in the Birmingham community and spending time with her family. She is married and has two children.


Lisa M. Venable, MDLisa M. Venable, MD

Dr. Venable joined Midtown Pediatrics in March of 2015. She earned her medical degree at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed her residency at Greenville Children's Hospital System. She practiced pediatrics in South Carolina for 2 years after completing residency before moving to Birmingham. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Venable is an active member at Red Mountain Presbyterian Church. She and her husband Adam have 3 children.


Amy McCollum, MDClaudia Cardenas, MD

Dr. Claudia Cardenas joined Midtown Pediatrics in January 2017. She is from San Antonio, Texas and earned her medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2005. After completing her residency at Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics in 2008, she worked as a pediatric hospitalist for several years before joining the outpatient pediatric clinic at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara, CA. She and her husband, Ron, have two young children.


Malissa Wall, MDMalissa Wall, MD

Dr. Wall was born and raised in Alabama and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. She earned her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her pediatric training on Long Island, NY at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and Winthrop University Hospital. Dr. Wall returned to Birmingham in 2017 when she joined Midtown Pediatrics. She enjoys watching college football and spending time with her husband and three children.


Amy McCollum, MDAmy McCollum, MD

Dr. McCollum joined Midtown Pediatrics in June 2019.  She grew up in east Texas, and earned her Bachelor's degree from Rhodes College. She earned her medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 2002, after moving to Mississippi in 1999 to be near her husband (Dr. David McCollum). She completed her pediatric internship, residency, and chief residency at The University of Texas Southwestern (Children's Medical Center Dallas) in 2006. She lived overseas in southern Africa from 2006-2010, working for Baylor College of Medicine to improve HIV care and treatment to children and families in the country of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland). Upon moving to Birmingham with her family, she worked at Greenvale Pediatrics in Hoover for eight years. She has been board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics since 2005. Dr. McCollum is an active member of Trinity Methodist Church, and loves volunteering in the Birmingham community as well as spending time outdoors with her family.  She and her husband David have three school-aged children.