Board of Censors

2017 Board of Censors Officers

Henry Koch, M.D.

President

Dr. Koch is a retired OB-GYN physician. He practiced medicine at Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C. He is a 1973 graduate of the University of Alabama. He completed his residency at the University of Alabama in 1977. Dr. Koch is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and has been a Medical Society member since 1977.

Aimee Walsh, M.D.

President Elect

Dr. Walsh is an Anesthesiologist with Metro Anesthesia and Pain Services, P.C. She graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2001. After completing her residency at UAB in 2005, Dr. Walsh did a Pain Medicine Fellowship at Emory University. She is board certified in Anesthesiology as well as Pain Management and has been a member of the Medical Society since 2010.

Edward (Ted) Flotte, M.D.

Vice President

Dr. Flotte is a Neurological Surgeon with Coastal Neurological Institute, P.C. He has a sub-specialty in Trigeminal Neuralgia. Dr. Flotte graduated from the University of Alabama in 1998. He did a fellowship in Neuro-Oncology at the University of Washington in 2002. Dr. Flotte is board certified in Neurological Surgery and has been a Medical Society member since 2005.

George Koulianos, M.D.

Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Koulianos is an OB-Gyn physician with the Center for Reproductive Medicine. He is a 1985 graduate of the University of Texas. He completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Tulane in 1991 before moving to Mobile. Dr. Koulianos is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and joined the Medical Society in 1991.

Elizabeth Harper Minto, M.D.

Immediate – Past President

Dr. Minto is a Neurologist with the University Of South Alabama Department Of Neurology. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2003. She completed her residency from Vanderbilt University in 2004. Dr. Minto has been a member of the Medical Society since 2007.

Kimberly Elliott, M.D.

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Dr. Elliott specialty is Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery with Premier Medical ENT. She graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 2001 where she also completed her residency. Dr. Elliott is board certified in Otolaryngology and has been a member of the Medical Society since 2007.

Ijaz Iqbal, M.D.

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Dr. Iqbal’s specialty is Internal Medicine. He graduated from University of Punjab/Allama Iqbal Medical College, Pakistanin in 1991 and completed his residency at Cook County Hospital, Chicago IL in 1996. Dr. Iqbal is board certified in Internal Medicine and has been a member of the Medical Society since 1999.

John McMahon, M.D.

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Dr. McMahon’s specialty is Emergency Medicine. He graduated from University of Alabama, Birmingham in 1979 and completed his residency at Richland Memorial Hospital – University of South Carolina, Emergency Medicine in 1982. Dr. McMahon is board certified in Emergency Medicine and has been a member of the Medical Society since 1988.

Kitti Outlaw, M.D.

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Dr. Outlaw is in private practice and specializes in the latest cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body. Dr. Outlaw completed his Bachelor of Science and Medical Doctor degree at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. He then completed a five year general surgery residency at Louisiana State University and Charity Hospital of Louisiana, New Orleans, followed by a plastic surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. He is board certified in general surgery as well as plastic surgery. Dr. Outlaw has been a member of the Medical Society since 2000.

Conrad Pierce, M.D.

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Dr. Pierce is a retired OB-Gyn physician. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1968 and completed his residency at Mobile General Hospital in 1972. Dr. Pierce has been a member of the Medical Society since 1974.

Melville Sternberg, M.D.

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Dr. Sternberg is an Internist with Victory Health Clinic. He graduated from Tulane University in 1956. He did his residency at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans. Dr. Sternberg has been a member of the Medical Society since 2006.

D. Lawrence Bedsole, M.D.

Board of Health

Dr. Bedsole is a pulmonary specialist with Pulmonary Associates. He attended Medical School at the University of South Alabama. He went on to complete his fellowship in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine at the University of Alabama Birmingham. Dr. Bedsole served as chief fellow at UAB. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. He has been a member of the Medical Society since 2007.

Matthew Cepeda, M.D.

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Dr. Cepeda is a Pediatrician with Children’s Medical Group. Dr. Cepeda graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2003. He completed his residency at St. Barnabus Hospital in New York in 2007. Dr. Cepeda is board certified in Pediatrics and has been a member of the Medical Society since 2008.

Nina Ford-Johnson, M.D.

Board of Health

Dr. Ford-Johnson is a Pediatrician with IMC Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, P.C. Dr. Ford-Johnson graduated from the Meharry Medical College in 2008. She completed her residency at Baylor University in 2011. She has been a Medical Society member since 2011.

Barbara Mitchell, M.D.

Board of Health

Dr. Mitchell is an Internist with Diagnostic and Medical Clinic. She is a 1993 graduate of the University of South Alabama where she also completed her residency in 1999. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and joined the Society in 2008.

William Richards, M.D.

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Dr. Richards is the director of the University of South Alabama Surgical Weight Loss Center with special interest in all aspects of bariatric surgery, including laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Dr. Richards also performs esophageal surgery to treat Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease using the LINX® Reflux Management System.  His other interests are in laparoscopic surgery of the gastrointestinal tract, including repair of hiatal hernia, achalasia, esophageal and gastric disorders, treatment of Barrett’s esophagus, and gastric motility disorders. He is a 1979 graduate of the University of Maryland. He went on to complete a fellowship in Portal Hypertension and Endoscopy at Emory University in 1985. Dr. Richards is board certified in surgery and joined the Society in 2010.

CMA Rogers, IV, M.D.

Board of Health

Dr. Rogers is an OB-Gyn physician with IMC-Obstetrics & Gynecology Assoc., Inc. He is a graduate from the University of Alabama in 1994 where he also completed his residency in 1998. Dr. Rogers is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and joined the Society in 1999.