Mark Ricketts M.D.

Dr. Timothy Mark Ricketts is a graduate of The University of Alabama School of Public Health and The University of Alabama School of Medicine. He resides in Mountain Brook with his wife Emmy and their three children Lucy, John, and Polly.

Dr. Ricketts completed his residency and internship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham before moving to Tuscaloosa, where he practiced medicine for thirteen years. During his time in Tuscaloosa, he founded and managed the University Internal Medicine Group. He was also an active member of the Tuscaloosa County Medical Society.

He was and is still a Flight Surgeon in the Air Force National Guard based at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama.


Carraway Methodist
Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Birmingham, AL
April 1988-March 1990


Carraway Methodist
Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Birmingham, AL
April 1987-March 1988

Educational Background:

  • University of Alabama School of Public Health
    Magna cum laude
    September 1996-August 1998
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine
    July 1983- May 1987

  • University of Alabama/Huntsville BS/Chemistry
    Summa cum laude
    June 1979- May 1983


American Board of Internal Medicine
September 13, 1990
Recertified May 1, 2001


Alabama 28May88 #13998
National Board of Medical Examiners part 1, 2, and 3

Hospital Privileges:

  • Brookwood Medical Center
    Category- Full/Active
    October 2002-Present
  • Healthsouth Medical Center
    Category- Full/Active
    September 2002-Present
  • DCH Regional Medical Center
    Category- Full/Active
    April 1, 1990-September 2002
  • DCH Northport Hospital
    Category 1- Full/Active
    February 1, 1992- September 2002
    42nd Medical Wing
    Maxwell AFB
    Flight Medicine
    March 2001- January 2004

Society Memberships:

  • American Society of Public Health
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Association State of Alabama
  • Tuscaloosa, County Medical Society
  • Jefferson County Medical Society


  • Best Physicians in America, 2007
  • Top Physicians in America, 2007 Consumer Report
  • Fellow, American Academy of Cardiology, 2007
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians 1993
  • Patrick McCue Award for Outstanding Medical Educator-1993, 1994, 1995
  • Leadership Tuscaloosa 1993
  • AMA Physician Recognition Award 1990-Present
  • AMA Physician Recognition Award with Distinction 1995- 2002, 2002-2009
  • Silver Beaver Award, Black Warrior Council
  • Scoutmaster Award of Merit, Black Warrior Council


  • Eagle Scout
  • Board of Directors, Black Warrior Council
  • Scoutmaster Troop 90, First Methodist Church 1998-2001
  • Scoutmaster Troop 1718 to the 2001 National Boy Scout Jamboree, Black Warrior Contingent
  • Steering Committee, Congregations for Public Health

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