Meet The Doctor

Andrew R. Duckett, DMD

 Dr. Duckett is a board-certified periodontist in Birmingham, Alabama. He has practiced at our Southside location since joining Dr. Karen McCaffery in 1997. The goal of Dr. Duckett’s practice is for his patients to keep their natural teeth throughout their lives, in health and in comfort. Dr. Duckett utilizes the latest technology and advances in periodontal medicine in order to achieve that goal.
Dr. Duckett is a native of Alabama, but spent his teenage years in Austin, Texas. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Auburn University (1990). During his undergraduate years, Dr. Duckett was the recipient of the Thomas Goode Jones and Yates merit scholarships. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta freshman honorary, and Beta Beta Beta Biology honorary. He was involved with the Pre-Dental Society and Alpha Lambda Delta (health professions honorary). He was listed on the Dean’s Honor Roll each quarter.
 Dr. Duckett is also a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. He received his D.M.D. (1994) and his certificate of periodontics (1997) from that school. While in dental school, Dr. Duckett was the recipient of the Alabama State Dental Association Scholarship, the William Kramer Award for most outstanding junior, the Leon Schneyer Award for top student in basic sciences, and the Alpha Omega Award for graduating first in his class. Upon graduation, Dr. Duckett was inducted into Alpha Kappa Omicron, the national dental honor society.
Dr. Duckett is currently involved in many professional associations. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology. He is also a member of the Alabama Dental Association and the Birmingham District Dental society, having served on various committees in those organizations.  Dr. Duckett is a past President of the Southern Academy of Periodontology, and he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
In his time away from the office and periodontics, Dr. Duckett is a proud father to Mary Beth and Adam and stepfather to Will Barnes.  Dr. Duckett is married to Dr. Marian Northington who is a dermatologist in Birmingham.   Weekends and leisure time are often spent at the lake.  Dr. Duckett also enjoys golf, Auburn athletics, Crossfit, and worshipping at Church of the Highlands.