BIOGRAPHYNorman E. Waldrop, III, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in foot and ankle surgery. A large majority of Dr. Waldrop's time is dedicated to sports injuries, arthroscopy, and traumatic and post-traumatic conditions of the foot and ankle.
Dr. Waldrop's research interests include sports-related injuries of the foot and ankle. He has presented research at the AAOS, OTA and AOFAS national meetings. His other research interests include traumatic injuries of the lower extremities. He has authored multiple book chapters on topics related to foot and ankle.
Dr. Waldrop is an orthopaedic consultant for the University of Alabama, Auburn University, Troy University, Samford University, University of West Alabama, and Birmingham-Southern College as well as several local high schools.
Originally from Mobile, Ala., Dr. Waldrop earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from the University of Virginia. Following graduation, he returned to Alabama, where he earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. He then completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., where he developed an interest for foot and ankle under the tutelage of Dr. Robert Anderson and Dr. Hodges Davis. Following residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery with Dr. Thomas Clanton at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo.
Dr. Waldrop and his wife, Meredith, have two sons, Cort and Robert. In his spare time, Dr. Waldrop enjoys golfing, skiing, fishing and spending time with his family.
Education, Training & Awards ...
Foot & Ankle Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship:
The Steadman Clinic (Vail, CO)
Trained alongside Dr. Thomas Clanton
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency:
Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte, N.C.)
Trained alongside Dr. Robert Anderson & Dr. Hodges Davis
University of Alabama School of Medicine at UAB (Birmingham, AL)
University of Virginia - Bachelor of Arts - Chemistry (Charlottesville, VA)