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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 52

513 Brookwood Blvd Ste 200
Birmingham, AL 35209
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Dr. Powell's Experience

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Dr. Powell's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Powell Performs

Conditions Dr. Powell Treats

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
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Hospital Quality

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Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Center Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Powell

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Powell & Jones Orthopedics Center, P.C.
513 Brookwood Blvd Ste 200
Birmingham, AL 35209
Powell Orthopedics
7500 Hugh Daniel Dr Ste 260
Birmingham, AL 35242
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    Dr. Powell's Experience

    Dr. Powell's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
    • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Amputation
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
    • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Arthrocentesis
    • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Bone & Joint Repair
    • Bone & Joint Replacement
    • Bone Grafting
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cartilage Repair
    • Casting
    • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Fluoroscopy
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot Surgery
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Hammer Toe Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Surgery
    • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
    • Injection of Tendon
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Debridement
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Steroid Injection
    • Subcromial Decompression
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Total Knee Replacement Revision
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fractured Lower Leg
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
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    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Popliteal Cyst
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains & Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Powell

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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 School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Mississippi Med Center
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Mississippi Med Center
    Complete in 1996

    Undergraduate Schools

    Millsaps College
    Graduated in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Powell & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Powell's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    30 responses
    above
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    30 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 29 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Powell
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    29 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    29 responses
    above
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    Office Locations

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    Powell & Jones Orthopedics Center, P.C.
    513 Brookwood Blvd Ste 200
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 877-9191 (Office)
    (205) 877-8377 (Fax)
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    Powell Orthopedics
    7500 Hugh Daniel Dr Ste 260
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205) 877-9191 (Office)
    (205) 877-8377 (Fax)
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