William A. Crotwell, III, MD

AOC Dr. Crotwell

Area of Specialty

  • Hand


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Southern Baptist Hospital, New Orleans, LA - Hand Surgery


  • Residency; University of South Alabama Medical School, Mobile, AL - Orthopaedic
  • Internship; University of South Alabama Medical School, Mobile, AL - Surgery
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL - Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL - Bachelor of Science in Chemistry


  • Advisory for Mobile County Chapter of American Association of Medical Assistants
  • Alabama Orthopaedic Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Medical Society of Mobile County
  • Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Riordan Hand Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mobile Infirmary Medical Center
  • Springhill Medical Center

Additional information, articles and links about Dr. Crotwell, III

Orthopaedic Publications

The thigh-lacer: ambulatory non-operative treatment of femoral shaft fractures. Crotwell WH 3rd. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1978 Jan;60(1):112-7.


"Best Dr in Mobile !"

— Anonymous

Rating: 5 Star

"Very respectful and nice great at what he does.He really makes you feel comfortable"

— Anonymous

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Crotwell And his staff create such a nurturing atmosphere. You can tell that they really care about you and what they are doing. He is probably one of the best in his field I recommend it to all my friends and they’re always happy awesome doctor"

— Steve Y

Rating: 5 Star

"I have been a patient of Dr Crotwell for 9 years now, always explain what's going on with me, very helpful, great doctor"

— Gregory D Clark

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr Crotwell and his staff are wonderful! I have used AOC since 2002 and would highly recommend them to anyone that is looking for someone that truly cares about your health and welfare!"

— Juanda Jones

Rating: 5 Star

"Everything was great! Ease of making the appointment, registering on line, check in, wait time was short, Dr's assistant was thorough and helpful, Exam by Dr was excellent and explanation was clear and easy to understand. Treatment was explained and performed and has so far solved my problem. Dr Crotwell is an excellent physician and I feel confident that my pain will be eliminated entirely. Five stars for Dr Crotwell!."

— Larry Foster

Rating: 5 Star

"Everything was handled in a positive manner, very thorough."

— Anonymous

Rating: 4 Star

"Dr. Crotwell took the time to explain procedures and his approach to the most beneficial medical care for my needs."

— Kaleb Malone

Rating: 5 Star

"The explanation of my treatment was excellent and Dr. Crotwel’s knowledge of my patient’s history was great."

— Anonymous

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Crotwell III is very, very knowledgable about bones, tendons, and ligaments. The extra bonus is how friendly he is to the patients!"

— James D. Schmitt

Rating: 5 Star