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.
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