Meet our Providers

Bryan Pruitt, M.D.

Dr. Pruitt has been a physician with Eastern Obstetrics and Gynecology since completing his residency in 2000. During that time he has participated on several committees at St. Vincent's East Hospital including the Medical Executive Committee and Patient Care Committee, and he is currently serving on the Ethics and Cancer Committees. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He and his family have lived in the Birmingham area since 1992 when they moved here for him to begin medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine at UAB. He stayed at UAB for residency training. Prior to that, he was an officer in the United States Navy and served as the assistant weapons officer on a submarine out of Charleston, South Carolina.

He and his wife Jan have been married for twenty-eight years, have four children, reside in Hoover, and are active in their church and community. In his leisure, he enjoys reading and studying and is working on a PhD in philosophy.

Christian Dey, M.D.

Dr. Dey completed her undergraduate degree at Duke University with a B.A. in Philosophy with an emphasis on medical ethics.  She attended medical school at Wake Forest University before moving to Alabama.  She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UAB in 2001 with special recognition for excellence in laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery and joined Eastern OB/GYN at St. Vincent's East upon graduation.  She is a Board Certified OB/GYN as well as a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  She has served on several hospital committees during her tenure including Medical Executive Committee, the Operating Room Committee, and as Department Chairman of OB/GYN.  

In her personal life, she has been married to Dr. Gerry Dey for 20 years and they have two boys.  She is active in her community and church and enjoys reading, snow and water skiing, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Elizabeth Hellums Blair, M.D.

Dr. Blair is an Alabama native. She went to medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and then stayed for residency training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she was awarded Best Teaching Resident and elected Chief Resident. After residency, Dr. Blair joined our practice in 2007. She enjoys caring for both obstetric and gynecologic patients. Her expertise ranges the full spectrum of gynecologic care from adolescent care, menstral disorders, and contraception to postmenopausal concerns, hormonal management, and pelvic prolapse. She is skilled in many types of gynecologic surgery, including vaginal and robotic surgery. She also manages complex pregnancy conditions such as hypertensive disorders, diabetes, and twin pregnancies. Her favorite part of practicing medicine is treating the whole patient and focusing on overall wellness and health.  

In her personal life, she is married with two sons. She doesn’t have much spare time, but she does enjoy exercising, playing the piano, photography, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Erin Wait, M.D.

Dr. Wait is our newest MD, joining our practice in September of 2017.  She comes to us from her home in Texas where she completed a Bachelor of Science degree at Baylor University, graduating Summa Cum Laude and was a member of the Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society.  She attended medical school at the University of Texas before moving to Alabama. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UAB in 2016.

Dr. Wait is married and has 3 small children who keep her busy outside of her work.  She also enjoys travel to the beach and spending time with her family.  

Amanda Castellow, CRNP

Amanda joined our practice in March of 2017.  She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Behavior where she was recognized as a Presidential Scholar.  She completed her RN Licensure at UAB.  She stayed at UAB, completing her Masters of Science in Nursing, with a dual concentration in Adult-Geriatric Primary Care and Women's Health where she was the recipient of UAB's Most Outstanding Women's Health Nurse Practioner Student Award.  She is a Board Certified CRNP

Amanda is married to Morgan and they have a new son who keeps them very busy as new parents.  As a family, they enjoy anything that takes them outdoors and on adventures.  They are very active in their church and the music ministry there.