Physicians

Dr. Clinton M. Ray

Dr. Clinton Ray is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 12 years of experience with multiple types of orthopaedic injuries and illnesses. Dr. Ray graduated from Gadsden High School with honors and went on to attend University of Alabama for undergraduate and Medical School. Dr. Ray completed his residency at the prestigious University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic. He also completed a hand surgeon specialty fellowship in 2001. He later went on to get his sub-specialty in Sports Medicine. Currently, Dr. Ray is the only fellowship trained hand surgeon with Sports Medicine sub-specialty in northeast Alabama. He sees a wide variety of orthopaedic injuries as well as age-related illnesses. Dr. Ray works with nine local schools, of which he is the team doctor for Donoho School, Oxford High School and Faith Christian School. Dr. Ray is dedicated to helping our young athletes get back to play in the safest manner possible.

 

Dr. Jeffrey D. Lawler

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 ofAlabama. 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.