Dr. Alex HeatherlyHometown: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Undergraduate: The University of Alabama; Tuscaloosa, Al

Medical School: The University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, Al

Why I Chose UAB: I chose UAB Orthopedics because of my memorable experience during my medical school rotation. The group of residents in this program shared a great deal of comradery while working, and their enjoyment in the work provided an unmatched work environment.

The work ethic working with a great team and surgical experience made me confident in selecting UAB for my surgical training.

Medical Areas of Interests: Arthroplasty, Foot and Ankle

Research: Publications on PubMed

Interests/Hobbies: Outside of the hospital, I enjoy being outdoors with my wife and golden retriever. We enjoy landscaping, bird/duck hunting, crossfit, and grilling out with friends and family.