Dr. Gregg Carr, MD

Dr. Gregg Carr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Gregg Carr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Southern Orthopaedic Specialists, P.C.

516 Brookwood Blvd

Birmingham, AL 35209
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Carr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Carr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Carr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carr "Gregg K. Carr is a Orthopedic Surgeon - General practicing in Birmingham, AL. Started practicing 2001. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Medical Association American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society American Academy of Sports Medicine AWARDS AND ACCOLADES NCAA Silver Anniversary Award SEC's 2010 Football Legends Alabama Sports Hall of Fame FORMS OF PAYMENT We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Visa for your convenience. INSURANCES ACCEPTED We accept most major insurance plans; however, we ask that you HOURS Monday to Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carr "At Southern Orthopaedic Specialists we pledge to provide the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. We are committed to excellence in the treatment of acute and chronic problems and to preventing future difficulties as much as possible."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

91  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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16  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Auburn University, Auburn, AL - B.S.,
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC,
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Sports Medicine - Alabama Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL,
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carr to family and friends
241 total reviews (204 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (241)

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Dr. Carr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (204)

Dr. Carr and his staff is great. I have never had such a warm welcome in any other doctor's office. I would and do recommend him to everyone that need an orthopaedic.
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I trust Dr. Carr implicitly. This is my second surgery on my left knee, I follow his recommendations and am much better off for it. If their is a knee replacement in my future I will take his advice and have it done.
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Dr. Carr has taken care of knees, hip replacement repair, and other issues associated with the results of having been in a plane crash. He is professional, a perfectionist, and fully capable. His personal interest in providing top quality medical care is extreme - and much appreciated!
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Both the surgery recory and injections were explained clearly. The attitude of all is courteous and professional. I would highly recommend Dr. Carr. recommend
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