University Orthopaedic Clinic

L. Scott Atkins, Jr., MD

A native of Tuscaloosa, Dr. Atkins received his medical training at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham and interned at the University of South Alabama. Dr. Atkins is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Atkins practices general orthopaedics with a special interest in knee and shoulder disorders.

Dr. Atkins has served as Assistant Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the University of Alabama Athletic Department and as Associate Clinical Professor for the University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences in Tuscaloosa. He has treated student athletes from the majority of West Alabama high schools and colleges. Dr. Atkins is married and has six children. He and his family are actively involved in community events, church, and numerous organizations. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Alabama Orthopaedic Society and Tuscaloosa County Medical Society.


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