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Scott Sharp, MD

Scott Sharp
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

About Dr. Sharp

Dr. Sharp is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. He specializes in delivering state of the art sports medicine and upper/lower extremity musculoskeletal care utilizing advanced arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive joint replacement, and complex fracture fixation.

Upon graduating from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering, he worked for 8 years on various NASA and defense projects as a Senior Research Engineer for Lockheed in Huntsville, AL. He received his Doctor of Medicine with honors from University of Alabama School of Medicine. After his general surgery internship at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, his orthopedic residency was completed at the internationally renowned Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN. Since joining DOC in 2000, Dr. Sharp has served as the Team Physician for Austin High School, Calhoun Community College and various area schools. He also has an appointment on the clinical faculty for the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has served in various leadership positions including Medical Staff President at Decatur Morgan Hospital and is the President of DOC.

Dr. Sharp and his wife have been blessed with three children and are honored to call north Alabama home. He is an active member of First Bible Church and a Charter Committee Member of the Decatur Morgan County Young Life Committee. He enjoys snow skiing, boating, motorcycling, and traveling.

Dr. Sharp continues to refine his skills by keeping abreast of the latest advances in surgical and nonsurgical techniques for musculoskeletal care. This commitment to excellent combined with over 20 years of experience insures you will receive the best skilled orthopedic care possible. He is committed to providing you with compassionate care individualized to your personal needs and expectations.

Dr. Sharp performs surgeries at Decatur Morgan Hospital and Surgery Center of Decatur.

Areas of Expertise

  • Total Hip Replacement with a Minimally Invasive Anterior Approach
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy with Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Ulnar Nerve Transposition
  • ORIF of Fractures
  • Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatment of Fractures
  • ACL Reconstruction

Dr. Sharp’s Team Members

Kayla Alexander

Krista Butts, CRNP

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