AOC General Orthopaedics Appt


Russell Hudgens, MD
  • General Orthopaedics
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Suanne White-Spunner, MD
  • Hand
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Roger Setzler, MD
  • General Orthopaedics
  • MAKO Robotic Total Knee Replacement
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For more than 50 years, the physicians at Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic have been recognized in South Alabama as the region’s most trusted General Orthopedic Surgeons. All of our surgeons are board certified and have the experience and expertise to treat the full range of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.

An injury to the bone, joint, ligament, muscle or tendon can seriously and adversely affect patients’ lives but can be healed with a variety of therapies and procedures available at AOC. The AOC General Orthopaedic team of physicians, Dr. Andre J. Fontana, Dr. Russell A. Hudgens and Dr. Roger M. Setzler, are devoted to non-surgical and surgical medical management of injury or disease of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints and muscles.

The AOC General Orthopaedic Team also works closely with our surgeons that are sub-specialized in Foot & Ankle, Hand, Interventional Pain Management, Joint ReplacementPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spine Care and Sports Medicine. Collectively, they are able to provide each patient with a comprehensive orthopedic treatment plan that may or may not include surgical intervention. We also offer outstanding rehabilitative therapy to achieve the best long-term results possible. Our rehabilitation team consists of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, occupational therapists and physical therapists.


Some of the Musculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions Treated by AOC General Orthopaedists Include:

  • Degenerative Knee Arthritis
  • Degenerative Hip Disease
  • Hip Fractures
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Meniscal Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Bursitis