Dr. Carole C. Lane is highly trained in two medical specialties: dermatology, the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the skin, scalp, hair and nails, and echocardiography, the ultrasound study of the heart used to diagnose cardiovascular disease. Dr. Lane possesses 18 years of experience in both disciplines and serves as the Director of Cardiopulmonary Services for Monroe County Hospital, where her expertise in echocardiography is utilized to advance the hospital’s treatment of cardiovascular conditions. Dr. Lane is also a member of the Medical Executive Committee for Monroe County Hospital and is very highly regarded in the medical community. She is a member of several organizations for medical professionals, including the American Association of Dermatology and the American Society of Echocardiography, and she is a fellow in the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Carole C. Lane has studied medicine for over 25 years and completed all of her medical education in the state of Alabama. She attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and graduated with her Doctor of Medicine degree in the top 25% of her class. From there, Dr. Lane completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama Medical Center, during which time she trained as an echocardiographer in the Medical Center’s renowned Heart Station. Dr. Lane received further training in the field of dermatology at the Medical Center, and she is now an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of epidermal disorders. The majority of her practice is devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, and surgical excision of skin cancer and pre-cancerous growths. Dr. Carole Lane recognizes the vital importance of early detection of skin cancer and volunteers her time and expertise at free skin cancer screening events several times a year. Dr. Carole Lane has many diverse interests that keep her busy outside of work. She is a licensed pilot and uses her aviation skills to participate in Pilots for Christ, a program that airlifts ill patients and their families from their rural locations to medical treatment centers, so they can receive proper medical attention. Dr. Lane also enjoys singing in her church choir, playing the piano, and listening to music. Dr. Carole Lane lives and works in southern Alabama.
American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award for Continuing Medical Education (2000 - 2003). Very highly regarded in the community. Published research/paper in association of the Center for Disease Control re: Richettsia Parereii. Member of the: American Association of Dermatology, American Society of Echocardiography, Fellow in the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.
Private Pilot (Cirrus SR-22, G-2), I love to listen to Music, I play the Piano, Tennis, snow skiing, Cardiovascular workouts almost everyday
Nov 1989 - Present
Director of Cardiopulmonary Services for Monroe County Hospital. Diagnosis, treatment and surgical excision of skin cancers and other Dermatological neoplasms and conditions. 1. Practicing Dermatologist: Diagnosis and Treatment of conditions of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails. 2. Echocardiographer: 18 years experience in interpretation of Cardiac Echocardiography, heart disease, and vasuclar ultrasound studies for Monroe and surrounding counties of Alabama
Jun 1982 - Dec 1990
University of Alabama Medical Center at Birmingham
I Studied in the Heart Station for 3 months and was trained as an Echocardiographer (ultrasound study of the heart). Dermatology is the practice of diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skin, scalp, hair and nails. The biggest part of my practice now is identifying and surgical excision of skin cancer.
Sep 1978 - Jun 1982
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Tutored students in Undergraduate Physics during the 1st two years of medical school. Graduated in the top 25% of the class.
Sep 1975 - Jun 1978
University of Alabama in Birmingham
President of the Society for Physics Students I taught Physics Laboratory classes to students in the 1st the quarters of Physics classes. Graduated Cum Laude Majored in Physics and recieved minor degrees in Math and Chemistry while working my way through colleg.