North River Surgical Center, LLC. provides endoscopy, general surgery, and podiatry services. The company is based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Donnie R. Smith, MD
Donnie R. Smith, MD

Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1980. He works in Tuscaloosa, AL and specializes in Gastroenterology. Dr. Smith has hospital privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center.

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W. Gardner Rowell, MD
W. Gardner Rowell, MD

Dr. Rowell graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1982. He works in Tuscaloosa, AL and specializes in Gastroenterology. Dr. Rowell has hospital privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center.

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C. Donald Howe, MD, PharmD
C. Donald Howe, MD, PharmD

Dr. Howe graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Memphis in 1987. He works in Tuscaloosa, AL and specializes in Gastroenterology. Dr. Howe has hospital privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center.

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S. B. Sundar, MD
S. B. Sundar, MD

Dr. Sundar graduated from Madras Medical College, Chennai. He has received the Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014) and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award (2012, 2014).


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J. DeWayne Tooson, MD, FACP, FACG, CPE
J. DeWayne Tooson, MD, FACP, FACG, CPE

Dr. Tooson specializes in gastrointestinal bleeding, colon cancer prevention, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Tooson serves on the clinical faculty of the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He also serves as chief administrative officer of North River Surgical Center. Dr. Tooson has hospital privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center.

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Jennifer R. Palmer, MD
Jennifer R. Palmer, MD

Dr. Palmer graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine at Shreveport in 2009. She works in Tuscaloosa, AL and specializes in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.

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Michael L. Palmer, MD
Michael L. Palmer, MD

Dr. Palmer works in Tuscaloosa, AL and specializes in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Palmer has privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center.

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