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Orthopaedic Care

Gulf Orthopaedics combines specialty-trained experts in sports medicine and musculoskeletal care with a comprehensive team of doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, therapists, and support staff working seamlessly on your personalized plan of care.

We work closely with each patient to ensure you fully understand your condition and treatment options, with a priority on the least-invasive road to recovery. Our mission is an integrated, compassionate, patient-centered experience for the Gulf Coast, all backed by the power of Infirmary Health Systems.

Whether recovering from a sports injury or ready for a joint procedure to relieve years of aches and pains, we’re here to get you back on the GO.


woman playing pickleball

Preventing Pickleball Injuries

Sonny Hodge, MD Pickleball was once regarded as a “game for gramps” but is now the fastest growing sport in the United States for the fifth consecutive year. If you’ve ever experienced the rush of a good volley standing near the “kitchen”, then you can understand...

athlete twisting ankle - high sprain

Ankle Sprains – From Just Sore to Surgery

Fairhope High School’s remarkable Riley Leonard made Duke football must-see TV this fall. But the pride of the Pirates had us on the edge of our seats not just for his QB exploits but what we all could see as a gruesome ankle injury in the last seconds of a...

father and son hunting

Enjoy the Great Outdoors – Safely!

Joey Carter, MD Fall means a consistent (at last) break from the heat, and new outdoor pursuits that bring family and friends together for much more than just football tailgates. For many of us in South Alabama that means the great outdoors, with traditions from...

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