A native of Cullman and a graduate of Cullman High School, Dr. Claire Cordes graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and minors in Chemistry, Biology and Psychology. Dr. Cordes received her M.D. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham. During her training, Dr. Cordes obtained her certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and is passionate about serving her patients during this time of life. In her free time, Dr. Cordes enjoys bargain shopping, cooking, and spending time at the lake with her husband Dillon and son Alden.