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Welcome To OB/GYN ASSOCIATES of Alabama!

From its beginning in 1965, OB/GYN Associates of Alabama has offered the Birmingham community the highest quality women's health care services. Even as our practice has grown, we have not outgrown our priorities.

Today, OB/GYN Associates of Alabama is known for its personal attention to your health care. We are dedicated to providing you with the most comprehensive and advanced care possible. And with several convenient locations, our physicians are working hard to bring health care closer to you!

As OB/GYN Associates of Alabama continues to expand into new and exciting frontiers, our vision remains focused on providing quality care, sensitivity and understanding, professional counseling and educational information for women of all ages, throughout all stages of your life.

Meet Our Medical Staff

We are a dedicated group of OB/GYN specialists who care. We seek to provide individualized attention in a helpful and compassionate manner, and we measure our success by the satisfaction of our patients and our commitment to providing excellent patient care.

We are pleased you have chosen our practice! We look forward to providing you with comprehensive, individualized medical care.


Physician Spotlight:
  • Dr. John C. Foster, M.D.
    Dr. John C. Foster, M.D.
    Over the past 21 years, it’s been a privilege and an honor to provide health care to women of all ages in the Birmingham area. My practice has always been focused on taking care of my patients general health and wellness needs, not just her obstetric or gynecological concerns.”Dr. John C. Foster, M.D.
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  • Dr. Jodie Blankenship Benton, M.D.
    Dr. Jodie Blankenship Benton, M.D.
    I truly love my job and feel fortunate that I get to be a part of bringing new lives into the world all the time. I love that I can follow my patients through the different stages of their lives, as they change and as their needs change. I can’t think of a more rewarding place in this world than the place I have found myself.”Dr. Jodie Blankenship Benton, M.D.
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  • Dr. William M Johnson, III M.D.
    Dr. William M Johnson, III M.D.
    I enjoy the variety of providing obstetrical care, performing gynecological surgical procedures and seeing patients in the office. I particularly enjoy the relationships that I have with my patients. Through the years, it has been fun to talk to patients, learn about their lives and follow up with their stories when they return to the office each visit. I consider it a privilege to minister to my patients’ needs through my medical practice.”Dr. William M Johnson, III M.D.
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  • Dr. Rupa D. Goolsby, M.D.
    Dr. Rupa D. Goolsby, M.D.
    Family and obstetrics are major themes in my life. My husband and I are both obstetricians and we have three young children, two daughters and a son. A good physician takes time to really listen to her patients and I believe that it is extremely important to develop a relationship with each patient that fosters communication and trust.”Dr. Rupa D. Goolsby, M.D.
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  • Dr. Crista J. Thomas, M.D.
    Dr. Crista J. Thomas, M.D.
    I am honored and blessed to have the opportunity to care for women as an Obsterician Gynecologist! I love building life long relationships with women as their physician, from their adolescent years through menopause. I am delighted to follow the path God has designed for me in caring for women through medicine.”Dr. Crista J. Thomas, M.D.
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  • Valentina Folse, P.A.
    Valentina Folse, P.A.
    I enjoy working with my patients and helping them learn about their bodies. education empowers my patients to become active participants in their healthcare. I love coming to work every day and helping them achieve this. I consider it an honor to care for my patient at all stages of their lives.”Valentina Folse, P.A.
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This procedure restores vaginal health quickly and painlessly with a minimally invasive laser treatment. It is recommended that the patient receive three sessions spaced at 6 week intervals, with treatment taking less than 30 minutes. Some women even report noticeable changes after just one session with the MonaLisa Touch. There is no anesthesia required and no documented side effects, so schedule a consult today to reverse the symptoms commonly related to vaginal atrophy.

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Need To Lose Weight? Get SmartFit©!

As Birmingham's leaders in medically managed weight loss, Dr. Foster and Dr. Johnson are the most trusted names in medical weight loss. Our patients have shown their trust in SmartFit© by recommending our program to a family member or friend. We take this as our highest praise, and are committed to continually providing the best weight loss care.

How Does It Work?
Since 2009, we have been honored to help people lose weight, feel better, and become healthier. If you have ever struggled with being overweight and would like to lose weight, we would be more than happy to help you achieve your goals."Drs. William Johnson & John Foster

For some, losing weight means more energy. For others, losing weight means controlling their diabetes and ending the need for medication. For a few, losing weight even means fitting into that swimsuit or little black dress. Whatever drives you to lose weight, SmartFit© can help you do it with the confidence you will only get from a physician-supervised weight loss program! Every SmartFit© plan is customized based on your weight and health history. These elements have been proven to maximize your weight loss results and improve your overall health. Each patient's treatment plan is developed by either Dr. Foster or Dr. Johnson using methods only a physician can prescribe, and our Life Landing© Online Patient Portal keeps you informed on your physician's treatment plan, gives you tools like text message and email reminders, and helps track your progress.

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