Dr. Robert Sorrell, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

3525 Independence Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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Dr. Sorrell's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Alabama Orthopaedic Center
Alabama Orthopaedic Center
3525 Independence Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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    Dr. Sorrell's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Humerus
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
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    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    Background Check for Dr. Sorrell

    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Alabama Hospital
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Alabama Hospital
    Complete in 1992

    Undergraduate Schools

    Auburn University
    Graduated in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sorrell & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Sorrell's Hospital Quality

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    4.6
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    • 2 reviews

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    Dr. Sorrell is the most kind and patient OS in Birmingham. He takes the time to listen and is never quick to do surgery. If you need a great doctor who pays close attention to your individual needs, Dr. Sorrell is the best! Also, his PA Greg is just as amazing.

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    Would recommend DR.Sorrell to my friends. Bedside manner is wonderful. Appears to care about his patients. He has operated on my family , friends and I, we would all recommend him.

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    Alabama Orthopaedic Center
    3525 Independence Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 802-6700 (Office)
    (205) 802-6701 (Fax)
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