Clayton Lane, MD

Clayton Lane, MD


  • Sports Injuries:Shoulder Injury, Elbow Injury, Hip Injury, Knee Injury
  • Ligament, Tendon and Cartilage Restoration
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Mako Robotic Surgery

Locations: Midtown MobileHillcrestSaraland

Learn More about Clayton Lane, MD

Dr. Lane is a Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine and Shoulder Specialist, and Director of Sports Medicine for Infirmary Health Systems. He trained at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY – consistently ranked as the country’s top hospital in orthopaedics. Dr. Lane is widely published on ligament injuries to the knee and has played a role as a team physician for multiple Mobile area high schools, colleges, and professional teams.  Dr. Lane leads Gulf Ortho’s comprehensive sports medicine team and its commitment to the highest level of medical care for every athlete in South Alabama.  He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He practiced at another orthopedic clinic in the Mobile area for 14 years before forming Gulf Orthopaedics with five founding partners in 2021.


Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem NC

Medical School
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Orthopaedic Surgery- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Sports Medicine and Shoulder – The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Athletic Team Associations/ Team Physician

  • Team Physician- Mobile Bay Bears baseball team (AA Arizona Diamondbacks) 12 years
  • Team Physician – Saraland High School Spartans
  • Team Physician- Mary G. Montgomery High School
  • Team Physician- Satsuma High School
  • Medical Staff- Jackson High School
  • Medical Staff- Citronelle High School
  • Medical Staff- Cottage Hill Christian Academy
  • Medical staff- Springhill College


  • Lateral compartment translation predicts the grade of pivot shift: a cadaveric and clinical analysis.Bedi A, Musahl V, Lane C, Citak M, Warren RF, Pearle AD. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Sep;18(9):1269-76. Epub 2010 May 18
  • Biceps and Superior Labrum- Grand Rounds USA Medical Center 2016
  • Rotator Cuff Injury- Grand Rounds USA Medical Center 2010
  • Tunnel Position in ACL Reconstruction- Presentation COS/AOS combined Meeting 2009
  • Posterior cruciate ligament and posterolateral corner deficiency results in a reverse pivot shift.Petrigliano FA, Lane CG, Suero EM, Allen AA, Pearle AD.Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Mar;470(3):815-23.
  • Lateral compartment translation predicts the grade of pivot shift: a cadaveric and clinical analysis.Bedi A, Musahl V, Lane C, Citak M, Warren RF, Pearle AD.Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Sep;18(9):1269-76. Epub 2010 May 18.
  • The pivot shift. Lane CG, Warren R, Pearle AD.J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2008 Dec;16(12):679-88. Review
  • Anterior labral tears with posterior hip subluxation or dislocation: Bryan Kelly
  • Randomized controlled trial of two tunnel positions in single-bundle ACL surgery: David Altchek
  • “In Vivo Analysis of the Pivot Shift Phenomena during Navigated ACL reconstruction,” Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (2008) 16:487–492
  • Efficacy of Hip Arthroscopy in Treating Femoroacetabular Impingement: Bryan Kelly, Dr. Struan Coleman
  • “Rockwood Chapter: Arthroscopy in osteoarthritis and periarthritic conditions of the shoulder” 4th Edition 2009
  • CORE Lectures Hospital for Special Surgery: Hip Instability, Patellofemoral Instability, Tendinosis, Tunnel Position in ACL Reconstruction Surgery, Hip Pain in the Athlete
  • UMDNJ Grand Rounds: Rotator Cuff, Cervical Fractures, Jones Fracture, Adolescent Throwing Injuries, Revision THA, Proximal Humerus Fractures, Leg Pain in the Athlete
  • UMDNJ Research project: Fibroblast-seeded allograft ACL reconstruction in rabbits- Charlie Gatt
  • Masters Thesis: Effect of age on neuronal number in rhesus monkeys: Dr. Doug Rosene


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • Alabama Orthopedic Society (AOS)

You’ll find Dr. Lane explaining and performing a variety of common sports injuries at

It’s no surprise that Dr. Lane is a sports enthusiast, and when not in scrubs can be found exercising, foiling or kite surfing along the Gulf Coast.  A native of Pascagoula, MS, Clayton and wife Hillary have three children and enjoy all things outdoors along the Eastern Shore and abroad.

My Team

James Fisher, PA-C

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