Dr. Paul Canale, MD

Dr. Paul Canale, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Paul Canale, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Daphne, AL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1505 Daphne Ave

Daphne, AL 36526

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Canale'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

106  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (6/26/2013)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Alabama

Education

  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Affil Hosps-Wayne State U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Affil Hosps-Wayne State U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Canale has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Canale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Canale's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Canale to family and friends
29 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Canale's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Started out fine they performed 2 surgeries and still in pain probably more pain than when they started had to switch doctors just felt that I wasnt getting the help I needed with them and felt I wasn't told everything about mri results was told they looked fine nothing stuck out to them and then...more
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Dr. Canale was not nice to me. Acted as if my pain didnt exist because the MRI didnt show the right "amount" of degeneration compared with the symptoms. While he did want to do further testing his bedside manner is terrible and he has no empathy at all.
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Looks down at you like you're not as good as him because he thinks he's smarter. Does not take patient complaints seriously. Very arrogant with poor bedside manner. Wanted to operate on my back. Got a second opinion, turns out, it wasn't even necessary. Got nerves cauterized and went to PT. Back is...more
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He operated on my back several years ago when it actually was not even needed. Now I am left permanently disabled, and, according to him, it is not possible because he is perfect, and makes no mistakes. Ignores you when he thinks you do not need surgery, then finds a way for you to need surgery...more
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Dr Canale is annn amazing surgery. He fused several vertebrae in my neck. 100% successful and no more pain. Plus, he is a great guy.
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