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Birmingham Neurosurgery & Spine Group PC currently has four full-time, board-certified neurosurgeons. Our fifth neurosurgeon is semi-retired and no longer operates, but sees patients in the office. We have physicians on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to handle your neurosurgical needs.

Samuel R. Bowen II, MD, a native of Sylacauga, Alabama, received a Bachelor's degree from Auburn University and his M.D. at UAB School of Medicine before completing his Internship and Residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Since joining Birmingham Neurosurgery & Spine Group, P.C. in 1999, he has served in various capacities at Baptist Montclair Hospital, including the Executive Committee, Cancer Committee, and Health Information Committee. Currently, he is a member of numerous organizations, such as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (including Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves,) the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (including Joint Section on Tumors of the Central Nervous System,) and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.

Benjamin Banks Fulmer, MD, a native of Mobile, Alabama, attended Duke University before training at UAB Medical School. He has extensive training in Neurosurgery, including complex spinal surgery, stereotactic brain surgery, Gamma Knife, and cerebrovascular surgery. Dr. Fulmer is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, and has been an active staff member at Brookwood Medical Center serving on both the Executive Committee and the Credentialing Committee. He is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, and the Birmingham Clinical Club.

Keith Howard Langford, MD was born in Melbourne, Australia. He received extensive medical training in Australia and England before coming to the United States in 1974. For many years, he practiced and taught at UAB Medical School, where he also helped establish the Pain Center. He is a member of various organizations such as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. Although he is retired from performing surgery, he continues to practice neurosurgery part-time in our clinic.

E. Carter Morris, III, MD, was born in Birmingham, Alabama. After training at UAB Medical School, he served as Chief of Neurosciences at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He and his family then moved back to Birmingham where he began private practice at Brookwood Medical Center. Since 1995, he has served in such capacities as CEO of Alabama Craniospinal Surgery, PC, as well as in several capacities at Brookwood Medical Center such as on the Executive Committee, Board of Governors Member, and Chief of Neurosurgery. He is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, and is a member of numerous organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, the Birmingham Clinical Club, and others.

William C. Woodall, III, MD was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa before receiving his medical training from University of South Alabama, Indiana University Medical School, and University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences. Today, he continues to practice Neurosurgery in the same clinic started by his father, Carvel Woodall, in 1989. Since he joined the practice in 1991, he has served in various positions at Baptist Montclair Hospital, including Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery, Pharmacy Committee, Cancer Committee, Executive Committee, and the OR Committee. He is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, and is a member of many organizations such as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.