Dr. Jeffrey Lawler is an Orthopaedic Surgeon fellowship trained at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL under the direction of world renowned Dr. James Andrews. Dr. Lawler completed his undergraduate degree at Brown University in Providence, RI. While at Brown, he played Division I Ice Hockey and Baseball. On the diamond, he was recognized as an All-American, All-Ivy and All-New England performer and played professionally following his college career. He went on to Medical School at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, graduating Cum Laude and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Lawler completed his residency at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina where he served as Chief Orthopaedic Resident. Duke is currently ranked #6 in the nation in Orthopaedics by U.S News & World Report. While completing his fellowship, Dr. Lawler worked closely with Dr. Lyle Cain on the 2012 National Championship football team at the University of Alabama. He also served as a team physician for Auburn University, Tuskegee University, Bessemer Academy and the Birmingham Barons, Double ‘A’ affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Dr. Lawler is well versed on multiple types of orthopaedic care specializing in shoulder, elbows and knees and looks forward to being at home in the Anniston/Oxford area.