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.


"Trust him with anything"

— Randy Henderson

Rating: 5 Star

"Great Doctor. Would highly recommend."

— LB

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Crotwell was excellent & his staff is great. They took great care of me."

— EmilyW.

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr.Crotwell is fabulous. And the staff is Wonderful.The outpatient center was so clean .And the nurses and anesthesiologist has by far be one of the best experiences that I have had at a outpatient center. I would recommend Dr.Crotwell and his staff. They made a very painful situation more bearable ."

— Lisa

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Crotwell has always been direct and to the point on every visit. He will tell you what's wrong with you, what you need to fix it and the time frame but in the end he leaves it up to you. He is a good surgeon and his aftercare is excellent."

— Anthony Griffin

Rating: 5 Star

"Outstanding orthropedic surgeon and doctor. Three members in my family are under his care."

— Wayne Rowe

Rating: 5 Star

"Has been my doctor for over a year and has provided me with excellent medical care. My health issues have improved greatly. The office at AOC functions smoothly and efficiently. Very nice and sincere staff ."

— Anonymous

Rating: 5 Star

"Sky he is awesome he's honest he don't leave anything in the black and blue he just let you know exactly what it is is down-to-earth, person who can be as open and honest as that that's going to be doing surgery on you so I thank God that he is a practicing physician and that specialize in this area"

— Wanda G

Rating: 5 Star

"Dr. Crorwell’s Office In my opinion one of the best in the nation"

— Steve

Rating: 5 Star