Learn About Our Orthopedic Doctors in Birmingham, AL

 

Headshot Photo Of Orthopedic Surgeons, Donald H. Slappey, Jr., M.D. - Alabama Orthopaedic SurgeonsDonald H. Slappey, Jr., M.D.

Education: Bachelor of Science, Birmingham Southern College, 1971 Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 1979

Internship: General Surgery, Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, 1980

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, 1984

Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1988

Societies: Alabama Orthopaedic Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Jefferson County Orthopaedic Society, Southern Orthopaedic Association, Southern Medical Association


Headshot Photo Of Orthopedic Surgeons, F. Spain Hodges, M.D. - Alabama Orthopaedic SurgeonsF. Spain Hodges, M.D.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in History, Hampden-Sydney College, 1995 Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 2002

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 2007

Fellowship:
Spine Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, 2008

Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

Publications: Hodges, F.S., Kirkpatrick, J.S., McAtee, S., Theiss, S.M., “The Ability of MRI to Predict Failure of Nonoperative Treatment of Pyogenic Vertebral Osteomyelitis.” Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques, 19(8):566-570. Hodges, F.S., Theiss, S.M. Book Chapter “Clinical Strategies for Delivery of Osteoinductive Growth Factors.” Spinal Reconstruction – Clinical Examples of Basic Science, Biomechanics, and Engineering. February 2007. Hill, C.P., Hodges, F.S., Ragab, A.A., et al. “Dynamic Anterior Cervical Plating for Multi-level Spondylosis: Does It Help?” Evidence Based Spine-Care Journal. May 2010

Podium Presentations:
The Ability of MRI to Predict Failure of Nonoperative Treatment of Pyogenic Vertebral Osteomyelitis. Piedmont Orthopaedic Society, May 2004. The Ability of MRI to Predict Failure of Nonoperative Treatment of Pyogenic Vertebral Osteiomyelitis. Southern Orthopaedic Association, July 2004. Stabilization of Pathologic Long Bone Fractures with the Fixion Inflatable Intramedullary Nail. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery National Meeting, February 2005. Static Versus Dynamic Plating of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. A.O.Spine North America Annual Meeting, Banff, Canada, April 2008.


Headshot Photo Of Orthopedic Doctors, Jason D. Cobb, M.D. - Alabama Orthopaedic SurgeonsJason D. Cobb, M.D.

Education: Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, David Lipscomb University, 2001 Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 2005

Internship: Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham AL, 2007

Residency:
Orthopaedic Surgery, Saint Louis University. Saint Louis, Missouri, 2012

Fellowship: Orthopaedic Trauma, Georgia Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, 2013

Publications:
Cobb JD, MacLennan PA, McGwin G, Metzger JS Rue LW: Risk Factors in Motor-Related Spinal Injury.J Spinal Cord Med. 2005; 28:1-6. CobbJD, et al: A Kinetic Analysis of a Digestive Enzyme. Journal of Tennessee Academy of Science, 76(3): 74-79, 2001.


Headshot Photo Of Orthopedic Doctors, Timothy Dr. CoolTimothy A. Cool, M.D.

Education:
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, 1983

Internship:
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, 1984

Residency:
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, 1989

Fellowship:
Total Joint and Implant Surgery – Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, 1990

Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1990

Additional Info:
Societies: Alabama Orthopaedic Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of hip and Knee Surgeons, American Medical Pack, Carpathia Society, Jefferson County Orthopaedic Society, Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Biography:
Dr. Timothy A. Cool is a Magna Cum Laude graduate in Mechanical Engineering as well as a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Cool continued his education and training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine Degree and completed his surgical internship and his orthopaedic surgery residency. Fellowship trained in total joint surgery, he specializes in total joint reconstruction and revisions.


Jerry V. Ambrosia, M.D.

Education:
Bachelor of Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2006
Doctor of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, 2010

Residency:
Orthopaedic Surgery, Marshall University Orthopaedic Residency Program, 2015

Fellowship:
Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship, St. Francis Orthopaedic Institute, Columbus, GA, 2016

Societies:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery 2010-Present
Arthroscopy Association of North America 2015-Present

Publications/Presentations:
Ambrosia, J.V., MD; Zain Qazi, MD; Franklin D. Shuler, MD, PhD; Charles Giangarra, MD, “Pseudoaneurysm of the Popliteal Artery Following ACL Reconstruction with Ipsilateral Hamstring Autograft.”  Orthopedics 2015
“Placement of SI Screws: A Resident Teaching Module.” West Virginia Orthopaedics Society (WVOS) Meeting, 2015
“A Primary Care Approach to the Common Pediatric and Adult Shoulder Pathologies.” Pediatric Grand Rounds, Marshall University Department of Pediatrics, 2015

 


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