Dr. Scott Appell, MD, Orthopedist
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Dr. Scott Appell, MD

Sports Medicine Specialist | Sports Medicine

4/5(59)
513 Brookwood Blvd Suite 350 Birmingham AL, 35209
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Scott Appell is a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner in Birmingham, AL. As a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner, Dr. Appell is trained to assess, diagnose, prevent, and treat sports injuries in patients of all ages, and refer those patients to further services if needed. Sports Medicine Family Practitioners must complete specialized training in order to help each patient maximize function and improve quality of life.

Education and Training

University of Florida Bachelor Degree 0

University of Florida College of Medicine 1986

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

On-Time Doctor Award

Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

total joint replacementsanterior hip replacementsshoulder surgical interventionarthroscopy of the shoulder, hip, and knee

Awards

  • Patients’ Choice Award Year  
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Year  

Treatments

  • Torn Meniscus
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Arthritis
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome
  • Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons  
  • Jefferson County Medical Society  
  • Jefferson County Orthopedic Society  
  • Alabama State Medical Association  
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons  
  • American Medical Association  

Dr. Scott Appell, MD's Practice location

Practice At 513 Brookwood Blvd Suite 350

513 Brookwood Blvd Suite 350 -
Birmingham, AL 35209
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New patients: 205-939-3000
Fax: 205-930-9011

Scott Appell

720 Montclair Rd Suite 101 -
Birmingham, AL 35213
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5018 Cahaba River Rd -
Birmingham, AL 35243
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New patients: 205-453-7550, 205-397-5200

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Patient Experience with Dr. Appell


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Dr. Scott Appell, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 59 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Sports Medicine Specialist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Scott Appell, who serves patients in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. Appell, a well-known orthopedic surgeon, specializes in total joint replacements such as anterior hip replacements, shoulder surgical intervention, and arthroscopy of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He is in practice with Lemak Health in Birmingham, Alabama.

Lemak Health was founded by world-renowned orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Lemak—also widely known as Dr. Larry Lemak. As a leader in the sports medicine and orthopedics field, the focus of Lemak Health is on redefining health and wellness for athletes, active professionals, and youth. The practice has an exceptional group of specialized orthopedic surgeons and physicians who provide personalized health care for patients. With a guiding philosophy that the whole body cannot be healthy unless each part is healthy, they continue to deliver an outstanding healthcare experience, improving life after injury.

An authority in his field, Dr. Appell focuses his practice on performing total and partial revisions involving hardware as well as the treatment of pediatric and adult fractures. He is highly committed to facilitating optimal outcomes for those patients who require either knee or hip replacement procedures.

As Head of the Advanced Joint Care Program at Grandview Medical Center, he leads a modern patient and family teaching facility that provides educational pre-surgery joint classes, a dedicated inpatient unit, inpatient therapy services, and outpatient therapy services.

After receiving his bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Florida, Dr. Appell continued his education at the University of Florida College of Medicine where he ranked in the top percentile of his class. He then attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine where he completed his general surgery internship, orthopedic surgery residency, and microvascular surgery residency.

With a desire to continually refine his skills and expertise, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.

Serving the interests of his industry, Dr. Appell is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Jefferson County Medical Society, the Jefferson County Orthopedic Society, the Alabama State Medical Association, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

Among his numerous accolades, Dr. Appell has been the recipient of Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2017, 2018), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018), and On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018).

When he is not in the office, he can be found spending time with his three daughters and enjoying days with his family. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and being outside in the beautiful weather.

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BROOKWOOD MEDICAL CENTERl

2010 BROOKWOOD MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE BIRMINGHAM AL 35209

Head east 473 ft
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ST VINCENT'S BIRMINGHAMl

810 ST VINCENT'S DRIVE BIRMINGHAM AL 35205

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CALLAHAN EYE HOSPITALl

1720 UNIVERSITY BLVD BIRMINGHAM AL 35233

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ST VINCENT'S BIRMINGHAMl

810 ST VINCENT'S DRIVE BIRMINGHAM AL 35205

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UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITALl

619 SOUTH 19TH STREET BIRMINGHAM AL 35233

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CALLAHAN EYE HOSPITALl

1720 UNIVERSITY BLVD BIRMINGHAM AL 35233

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GRANDVIEW MEDICAL CENTERl

3690 GRANDVIEW PARKWAY BIRMINGHAM AL 35243

5018 Cahaba River Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243, USA
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3690 Grandview Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35243, USA

BROOKWOOD MEDICAL CENTERl

2010 BROOKWOOD MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE BIRMINGHAM AL 35209

5018 Cahaba River Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243, USA
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2010 Brookwood Medical Center Dr, Homewood, AL 35209, USA

ST VINCENT'S BIRMINGHAMl

810 ST VINCENT'S DRIVE BIRMINGHAM AL 35205

5018 Cahaba River Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243, USA
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213 ft
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810 St Vincents Dr, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA