BIOGRAPHYCharles T. Carnel, MD is a non-surgical spine physician that is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He is fellowship-trained in interventional spine and musculoskeletal medicine.
Dr. Carnel helps patients achieve a better quality of life through minimally-invasive procedures including X-ray guided spinal injections, nerve ablations, treatment of spinal fractures with kyphoplasty, as well as in-office musculoskeletal injections, which aim to increase function and reduce pain.
A native of Cookeville, Tennessee, Dr. Carnel earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from East Tennessee State University, then achieved his medical degree from the James H. Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, Tennessee.
In 2006, Dr. Carnel moved to Birmingham for his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Then, subsequently, he completed an interventional spine and musculoskeletal medicine fellowship.
Outside of work, Dr. Carnel, an Eagle Scout, can be found enjoying one of his many hobbies including photography, sport shooting, hunting, automotive racing, metal work, barbecuing or traveling the world with his wife Hillary. He is also the proud dog dad to two rescues, Maggie and Sally.
Dr. Carnel treats patients at our St. Vincent's Birmingham and St. Vincent's One Nineteen locations.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Carnel, call Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at (205) 939-3699.
Education, Training & Awards ...
Interventional Spine/Pain Management Fellowship:
Alabama Orthopedic, Spine & Sports Associates - (Birmingham, AL)
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency:
University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL)
Internal Medicine Internship:
James H. Quillen College of Medicine (Johnson City, TN)
James H. Quillen College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine (Johnson City, TN)
East Tennessee State University - Biology (Johnson City, TN)