Dr. William Crotwell III, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Alabama Orthopaedics Clinic PC 3610 Springhill Memorial Dr N Mobile, AL 36608 Get Directions
Dr. William Crotwell III, MD
Dr. William Crotwell III, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Mobile, AL. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Crotwell III is affiliated with Springhill Medical Center and Infirmary Health - Mobile Infirmary.

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William Crotwell, III, MD is a board-certified, fellowship trained Orthopaedic surgeon subspecializing in the Hand.

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    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
in Saraland , AL |
Dr Crotwell is very nice and has such a great bed side manner.. He is very attentive to his patients... Appointment scheduling is no problem!! Thanks Dr Crotwell
in Mobile, AL |
He takes time with his patients and actually examines patients.
Hello Suzanne Thompson, thank you; we appreciate your feedback! We at AOC think Dr. Crotwell is just an amazing surgeon and caring doctor. We are always so pleased when patients feel the same. We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, William A. Crotwell, III, MD
in Loxley,Alabama |
Best orthopedic doctor in the state.
Joseph Davis, we really appreciate your feedback! We at AOC think Dr. Crotwell Please don't hesitate to reach out if there's anything additional we can do for you. is not only a great surgeon, but a wonderful gentleman. We are thrilled that he is a part of our team.
in chunchula, AL |
Dr Crotwell first operated on my back in 1980 and since that time have had a shoulder surgery and numerous other ailments. Dr Crotwell has handled all my problems with the utmost professionalism any patient could care to receive. His staff is the most professional staff of any Doctor I have seen.
Julius Delhomme, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at William A. Crotwell, III, MD! Our team strives to deliver an excellent experience, and are glad you found this to be the case during your visit. If you have further needs or questions, please reach out!
in Mobile, AL |
I am so grateful being a patient of Dr Crotwell he is the most careing and greatest orthopedic Dr. Being a retired nurse moving from Texas back to Alabama my family told me to go see Dr Crotwell because he treats all of my family members that love him and I feel the same way. He is so good. He knows orthopedic medicine. He is a genius of a physician.
Linda E, we're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! Dr. Crotwell is not only an amazing surgeon, but a fine man. We at AOC are so lucky to have him as part of our team. Thank you so much again for your feedback! We hope you have a great day!
in Theodore, AL |
Dr. Crotwell took time to follow up and discuss the progress with the problem I was having with my foot. He also listened when I talked about increased pain in another area of the foot. He examined the foot and explained it was due to the angle my foot had been positioned while previously wearing a cast! I had developed tendinitis. Problem solved! Good listener!
Tonya Lewis, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. Dr. Crotwell Thank you again for the great review! is an amazing surgeon and everyone comments about how well he listens. We at AOC are lucky to have him on our team.
in Saraland, AL |
I have been seeing Dr Crotwell for close to 30 years. I have RA and Osteo arthritis and was told by other doctors I would be in a wheelchair before I was 40. I am now 61 years old and still on my feet, and I am not addicted to pain medicine. I thank him ever visit for all his help and encouragement to continue physical therapy and to keep moving. Dr Crotwell is the best!
Pearlie Phillips, thank you for the high star rating! We at AOC think Dr. Crotwell is not only an amazing surgeon, but one of the kindest men we know.
in Mobile, Alabama |
Gives it to you straight and doesn't mess around. But what nice guy!
Hi Murt, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at William A. Crotwell, III, MD. We're happy we could meet your expectations!
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Dr. Crotwell III's Care Philosophy

William Crotwell, III, MD is a board-certified, fellowship trained Orthopaedic surgeon subspecializing in the Hand.

Dr. Crotwell III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


  • Medical School
    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    University S Al Mc

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    University S Al Mc

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Southern Baptist Hospital

    Completed in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • 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 Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion