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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Sorrell, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Sorrell has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Sorrell, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Sorrell graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)


Dr. Sorrell has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Brookwood Medical Center 
  • 1992 
  • Brookwood Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Gordon Sorrell MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Robert G. Sorrell practice?
Dr. Robert Sorrell has 2 office locations.
Dr. Robert Sorrell practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Birmingham, AL.
Additional practice locations include: Vestavia, AL.
See Birmingham Orthopedic Surgeons and Birmingham Surgeons.