Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Michael E. Freeman of Southern Orthopaedic Surgeons

Written by Jessica Kim Cohen | August 29, 2016 | Print  |

Michael E. Freeman, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at the Alabama-based practice Southern Orthopaedic Surgeons, an orthopedic group with offices in Montgomery, Prattville and Tallassee. He specializes in general orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

Dr. Freeman is a fellow of both the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He is a team orthopedist for multiple teams in Montgomery, including Faulkner University, Auburn University at Montgomery and the minor league baseball team Montgomery Biscuits. Dr. Freeman has also served as a flight surgeon at the Sumter, S.C.-based Shaw Air Force Base and as chief of orthopedics at the Montgomery-based Maxwell Air Force Base regional hospital.


He earned his medical degree at Augusta University's Medical College of Georgia, where he also did his residency in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Freeman went on to complete a trauma fellowship in Liestal, Switzerland.


More orthopedic surgeon leaders to know:
Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Stephen C. Weber of Orthopedic Specialists of Sacramento
Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Kathryn M. Peck of Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center
Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Rehan Syed Shamim of Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey

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