Michael-W-Cantrell-MDMichael W Cantrell MD is a member of The Orthopaedic Center Sports Medicine Team. Board certified in orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and AO Fellowship trained, Dr. Cantrell has earned the Subspeciality Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He specilizes in arthroscopic and open reconstruction of the shoulder and knee. This includes shoulder and knee arthroscopy, tendon repair, ligament reconstruction, and joint replacement. Dr. Cantrell applies the least invasive, most effective techniques in surgical treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries and other orthopaedic conditions.

Dr. Cantrell is a USA Boxing and United States Olympic Committee Physician, providing sports medicine coverage for events such as the U. S. Olympic Team Trials. He is team physician for Oakwood University, the Rocket City United Soccer Team, Huntsville Gymnastics Center, and Southern States Gymnastics. Dr. Cantrell works with the Huntsville Havoc and the Alabama Hammers, as well as several area high schools. He is a former team physician for the University of Mississippi, as well as a former U.S. Air Force Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Specialty & Clinical Interests

  • Knee and Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Medical Training

  • UAB School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama
  • AO Fellowship, Capital Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, Jackson, MS
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Board Status

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine