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Hip Reconstruction Specialists

H. Cobb Alexander, M.D.

h-cobb-alexanderDr. 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 Medicine, Joint Replacement, General Orthopaedics
Patient Education: Shoulder, Knee, Hip

Dale Culpepper, M.D.

Dr. CulpepperDr. Culpepper is an experienced orthopaedist with an interest in sports medicine and joint replacement surgery. He is a graduate of Davidson College. He received his M.D. from the University of Mississippi. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Mississippi which included an AO trauma fellowship in Davos, Switzerland with specific study of fracture care. He continued his training in Carticel’s cartilage transplant technique and is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Culpepper holds professional affiliation with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as regional and local orthopaedic and medical societies. He serves as team physician for several local high schools.

Specialty Centers: Sports Medicine, General OrthopaedicsJoint Replacement
Patient Education: Knee, Shoulder, Hand, Hip

Brett Franklin, M.D.

Dr. FranklinDr. 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 Medicine, Joint Replacement, General Orthopaedics
Patient Education: Knee, Hip, Shoulder

Matthew Clayton, M.D.

Dr. ClaytonDr. 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: General Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement
Patient Education: Knee, Shoulder

Randall Tindell, M.D.

Dr. TindellDr. Tindell received a B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Tennessee and an M.D. from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. A portion of his undergraduate training took place at West Point. He has practiced orthopaedic medicine since 1987 receiving specialized training in Orthopaedic Surgery with Dr. Rocco A. Calandruccio at the Campbell Clinic. Dr. Tindell is Board Certified and serves as team physician for several local high schools and as a board member for United Cerebral Palsy. He maintains numerous professional affiliations.

Specialty Centers: General Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement, Pediatric Orthopaedics
Patient Education: hip, hand, shoulder, knee

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