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About Us

SportsMED Orthopaedic Surgery and Spine Center is a complete orthopedic practice committed to the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Whether you are suffering from a sports injury, on-the-job injury, or general orthopedic complaint, SportsMED is the only resource you need.

At SportsMED, you have access to the most diverse group of fellowship-trained orthopedic specialists, within a single practice, in North Alabama. Our physicians focus their skills exclusively on their area of orthopedic specialty, so patients see the right physician for their specific need. It’s our diverse group of orthopedic specialties that makes us unique, but it’s our dedication to improving the lives of our patients that sets us apart.

SportsMED was founded in 1995 as a two physician practice, but has since grown into a complete orthopedic practice with 20 physicians covering ten subspecialties of orthopedic medicine, with locations in Huntsville, Madison, Athens, and Decatur. Highly qualified physicians, fully equipped facilities, skilled support staffs, and four convenient locations combine to create the right environment for orthopedic excellence. SportsMED is the only name you need to know for complete orthopedic care.

SportsMED offers specialized care in:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Conditions of the knee, hip, and shoulder
  • Joint replacement
  • Complex joint revision
  • Spine surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Hand, wrist, and elbow surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management

 Why Choose SportsMED? 

  • Board certified, highly experienced physicians
  • Fellowship and subspecialty trained in ten areas of orthopedic medicine
  • Four convenient locations: Huntsville, Madison, Athens, and Decatur
  • In network with all major insurance providers
  • Your time, trust, and health are our priority

Our Physicians 

Spine Surgeons
Curt Freudenberger, M.D.
Javier A. Reto, M.D. 

Sanat Dixit, M.D.
John Johnson, Jr., M.D.

Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Beatriz Garcia-Cardona, M.D.

Hand Surgeon
John H. Walker, M.D.
Jonathan A. Ludwig, M.D.

Kristina Janssen Donovan, D.O.
Ryan Aaron, M.D.

Angela L. Hampton , D.P.M.
Robert Ocampo, D.P.M.
Milton W. Sterling II, D.P.M.



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Of Note

The material on this website is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. You should promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health, and you should always consult your physician before starting a fitness regimen. No representation is made about the quality of the podiatric services to be performed or the expertise of the podiatrist performing such services.

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