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About Us

Our Physicians

Brian Keith Stansell, M.D.

Dr. Stansell is a native of Rome, GA, and received his undergraduate degree from Berry College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He attended the Medical College of Georgia on an Air Force scholarship and graduated with honors. Following graduation, Dr. Stansell completed his residency in pediatrics at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS, followed by assignments in Lajes Field, Azores, and Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL. After leaving the Air Force, he joined Alabama Pediatrics in July 2000.

Dr. Stansell is a board certified pediatrician, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, the Jefferson County Medical Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Active in his community, he serves as a member of the Homewood City Parks and Recreation Board. He is the medical director for multiple programs within the Homewood City Schools and Vestavia City Schools systems. He is an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood, and has coached youth baseball and basketball for over 10 years.

Dr. Stansell is married to Laura Anne Ray Stansell and has 2 sons, Aaron and Avery.

Amy Jarvis Albert, M.D.

Dr. Albert was born and raised in West Virginia. She attended college at Washington and Lee University, graduating in 1997 with a B.S. in Biology cum laude. She then returned to her home state to attend medical school at West Virginia University where she was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After graduating in 2001 Dr. Albert and her husband, Michael, moved to Birmingham for their residencies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Albert completed her pediatric residency in 2004 and began working in private practice. Her husband, Michael, an ophthalmologist, is a retina specialist at UAB.

Dr. Albert is a board certified pediatrician. Her pediatric interests include dermatology, newborn care and breastfeeding, adolescent female care and infectious diseases. In her free time, Dr. Albert enjoys spending time with her husband and three sons, playing tennis, reading and travelling.

Mary Evelyn O'Neil, M.D.

A native of Tuscaloosa, AL, Dr. O'Neil graduated from the University of Alabama summa cum laude with a B.A. in Telecommunication and Film in 2004. She received her medical degree from the UAB School of Medicine in 2008 then moved to Winston Salem, North Carolina for her pediatric internship and residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Brenner Children's Hospital. Dr. O'Neil remained in North Carolina after residency and worked as a general pediatrician in Winston Salem and Raleigh. She and her husband James, an otolaryngologist, moved back to Birmingham in the fall of 2017.

Dr. O'Neil is a board certified pediatrician. While in North Carolina she was featured on several local television stations and served as an Instructor of Clinical Skills Training at the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. O'Neil has two sons and enjoys spending time with family and cheering on the Crimson Tide.

James Heath Pelham, M.D.

Dr. Pelham is a native of Homewood, having grown up just around the corner from Alabama Pediatrics. After graduating from The Altamont School, Dr. Pelham received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College in Psychology in 2010. He then received a master’s degree in Biology from UAB in 2013, his Medical Degree from UAB School of Medicine in 2017, and completed his pediatric residency at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. After completing one year of additional training in pediatric endocrinology, Dr. Pelham joined Alabama Pediatrics in July 2021.

Dr. Pelham is a board-certified pediatrician, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. As an active member of Independent Presbyterian Church, he is involved with their food pantry’s efforts to battle community food insecurities. His interests include diabetes, childhood obesity, and childhood mental health.

Dr. Pelham and his wife Erin were married in January 2022.

Robert A. Levin, M.D.

Dr. Levin was born and raised in Birmingham and graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving a degree in economics, he was a charter member of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He then completed his pediatric residency at Emory University School of Medicine where he also served as chief resident. Dr. Levin returned home to Birmingham in 1979 to begin practicing pediatrics and established Alabama Pediatrics in 1981.

Dr. Levin has been active in the local community and served as president of the Jefferson County Medical Society. Dr. Levin is a board certified pediatrician, a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and he is also a member of the Medical Associaion of the State of Alabama, the American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. In addition, he has been selected as one of 'Birmingham's Best Doctors' for many years.

Outside of the office, Dr. Levin enjoys numerous activities including biking, skiing, and jogging. For 10 years, he hosted a weekly health segment on the WBRC Channel 6 News. Serving as a public address announcer is his favorite hobby. This fall, he will be the "Voice of the University of Alabama Million Dollar Band" for the 26th consecutive season. In addition, he has enjoyed doing public address announcing for the SEC Baseball Tournament for the past 10 seasons.

Dr. Levin and his wife, Faye, are the proud parents of three sons, two daughters-in-law, and five beautiful grandchildren.  Dr. Levin retired from Alabama Pediatrics in September 2021.