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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address ACC 316 Zip 0011
Phone  (205) 975-7499
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Medical School  University of Virginia School of Medicine    1989  MD 
Graduate  University of Pittsburgh    1990  MD 
Residency  University of Pittsburgh    1995  MD 
Fellowship  Shriners Hospital for Children    1996  MD 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Orthopaedic Surgery  Orthopaedic Surgery Associate Professor
Secondary  Pediatrics   Ped - General Pediatrics Assistant Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. John S. Doyle joined the faculty of UAB in 1996. His dedication as an instructor and excellence as a clinical health care provider has awarded him promotion to the rank of Associate Professor. Dr. Doyle specializes in Pediatric Orthopaedics participating in the multi-disciplinary clinics of; Spasticity clinic, Center for Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, and Bone Dysplasia Clinic. Complex spine and limb deformities make up the majority of his elective practice. He has developed a regional referral practice which reaches neighboring states as well as an extensive club foot referral base. Dr. Doyle has been active in publishing and speaking, with a regional and national presence in his area of specialty.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Alabama Orthopaedic Society     
American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine     
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery     
American Medical Association      
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America     

Research/Clinical Interest
Complex congenital and developmental spine deformity, congenital limb deformity, hip dysplasia, club foot, spasticity, neonatal orthopaedics.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Abel MF, Damiano DL, Blanco JS, Conaway M, Miller F, Dabney K, Sutherland D, Chambers H, Dias L, Sarwark J, Killian J, Doyle S, Root L, LaPlaza J, Widmann R, Snyder B. Relationships among musculoskeletal impairments and functional health status in ambulatory cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Jul-Aug;23(4):535-41.  12826956 
Tubbs RS, Golden B, Doyle S, Grabb PA, Oakes WJ. Lap-belt injury with complete avulsion of the spinal cord and cauda equina. Clin Anat. 2006 Oct;19(7):665-8.  16283658 
Tubbs RS, Doyle S, Conklin M, Oakes WJ. Scoliosis in a child with Chiari I malformation and the absence of syringomyelia: case report and a review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst. 2006 Oct;22(10):1351-4. Epub 2006 Mar 11. Review.  16532361 
Tubbs RS, Webb D, Abdullatif H, Conklin M, Doyle S, Oakes WJ. Posterior cranial fossa volume in patients with rickets: insights into the increased occurrence of Chiari I malformation in metabolic bone disease. Neurosurgery. 2004 Aug;55(2):380-3; discussion 383-4.   15271244 

Club foot, congenital limb deformity, pediatric orthopedics