Clifford Hataway, MD, MPH, Preventative Physician with Department of Defense Montgomery MEPS

Get to know Preventative Physician Dr. Clifford Hataway, who serves the population of Montgomery, Alabama.

Clifford Hataway, MD, MPH, is a general preventative physician at the Department of Defense Montgomery MEPS. Dr. Clifford Hataway is a very experienced physician, having been in practice for more than four decades. His long and successful medical career began in 1974, when he graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. An internship and residency followed at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, prior to entering private practice.

Dr. Hataway is dual board certified, in both Internal Medicine and Public Health & General Preventative Medicine. As an expert with a wealth of experience in these areas, he diagnoses and treats a wide range of conditions for patients across the age spectrum. These conditions include asthma and bronchitis, skin conditions and allergies, and arthritis. He is renowned across Alabama and beyond as a foremost expert in preventative medicine, helping patients improve their overall health and wellness.

As a preventative medicine specialist, Dr. Hataway is famed for his patient-centered approach where he empowers his patients to take control of their own health. He is also the author of many medical papers on this subject, including publications on the health benefits that come from smoking cessation.

Preventive medicine specialists are licensed medical doctors (MD) or doctors of osteopathy (DO), who possess core competencies in biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental and occupational medicine, planning and evaluation of health services, management of health care organizations, research into causes of disease and injury in population groups, and the practice of prevention in clinical medicine. They apply knowledge and skills gained from the medical, social, economic, and behavioral sciences.

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