John J. Greco, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Greco has been a member of The Orthopaedic Center for over 24 years.  He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine.  Over the years, he has developed a special interest in arthroscopic and open reconstructions of the knee and shoulder while utilizing the most up-to-date technology.  He implements the latest literature to develop a treatment plan that will employ both surgical and non-surgical techniques to assist the patient with obtaining the best possible outcome.  Currently, he is involved in research that studies the long-term effects of biocomposite anterior cruciate ligament and posterior crucial ligament screws. He also serves as the head team physician for Alabama A & M University, the Huntsville Havoc hockey team, as well as overseeing numerous North Alabama high school athletic programs.

Additionally, he serves as the Medical Director for the Huntsville Hospital Sports Center, medical advisory board for the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA), consultant for Major League Fishing (MLF), and Sports Medicine Physician for Strike King Lure Company’s Elite National Pro Fishing Staff.   Academically, Dr. Greco is a clinical professor at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He enjoys teaching and mentoring young students in the community in the field of medicine.  Dr. Greco is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys skiing, hunting, and fishing in his spare time.

Dr. Greco specializes in the treatment of knees, shoulders, and elbows. His expertise includes ACL and PCL reconstruction, patellofemoral knee pain, patellar subluxations or dislocations, patellofemoral femoral and distal reconstructions, subchondral or bone marrow edema, patellar tendonitis, labral tears, rotator cuff tears, adhesive capsulitis or frozen shoulders, shoulder dislocations and reconstructions, medial (golfer’s elbow) epicondylitis, and lateral (tennis elbow) epicondylitis.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Alabama Orthopaedic Society
  • Madison County Medical Society
  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association

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