Knee Reconstruction


 

H. COBB ALEXANDER, M.D.

Dr. Alexander is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and joint replacement surgery. A graduate of Washington and Lee University in Virginia, he received his M.D. from Vanderbilt University. In 1987, he completed his orthopaedic residency at the Greenville Hospital System in Greenville, South Carolina. In 1988, he completed a combined fellowship in joint replacement surgery and sports medicine, the former at New England Baptist Hospital and the latter at Children's Hospital, both in Boston. Dr. Alexander was one of the founding physicians for the Joint Center at Huntsville Hospital East.

Specialty Centers: Sports MedicineJoint ReplacementGeneral Orthopaedics
Patient Education: KneeHipShoulder

 

BRETT FRANKLIN, M.D.

Dr. Franklin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He received his Medical Degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, AL in 2003. After completing his orthopaedic residency at the Greenville Hospital System in Greenville, SC in 2008, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Dr. Franklin is a native of Huntsville and attended Grissom High School. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is on the active staff at Crestwood Hospital and the Surgery Center of Huntsville.

Specialty Centers: Sports MedicineJoint ReplacementGeneral Orthopaedics
Patient Education: KneeHipShoulder

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MATTHEW CLAYTON, M.D.

Dr. Clayton is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in total joint replacement, with emphasis on complex revisions of failed hip and knee replacements. Dr. Clayton also specializes in minimally invasive direct anterior hip replacement. Dr. Clayton graduated cum laude from Birmingham-Southern College with a degree in Biology/Psychology. He attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine followed by an orthopaedic residency at Mount Carmel Health Systems in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Clayton completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction surgery at Southern Joint Replacement Institute in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Clayton is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is clinical faculty for UAB School of Medicine at the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus. He is on the active staff at Crestwood Medical Center and the Surgery Center of Huntsville.

Specialty Centers: Joint ReplacementGeneral Orthopaedics
Patient Education: KneeShoulder

 

ERIC JANSSEN, M.D.

Dr. Eric Janssen is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with an emphasis in the diagnosis and treatment of knee and shoulder injuries. He brings over 25 years of experience to his practice. Dr. Janssen's interest in sports medicine comes from his own experience as a high school and college athlete. He graduated from Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia in 1986 and completed his residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. In 1992, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic in Columbus, Georgia. He also received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama in 2018. Dr. Janssen has held numerous professional appointments, and serves as team physician for several area high schools as well as a number of local colleges and universities. In addition, Dr. Janssen is a consultant for Microport Orthopedics, Inc.

Dr. Janssen has published several articles on ACL reconstruction techniques and has participated in numerous research studies of the knee and shoulder. He is currently conducting post market research on articular cartilage repair.

Specialty Centers:Sports MedicineJoint ReplacementGeneral Orthopaedics
Patient Education: KneeShoulder

 

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