Michael W. Cantrell, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Cantrell is a member of The Orthopaedic Center Sports Medicine Team. Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Dr. Cantrell specializes in arthroscopic and open reconstruction of the shoulder and knee. This includes shoulder and knee arthroscopy, tendon repair, and ligament reconstruction. Dr. Cantrell applies the least invasive, most effective techniques in surgical treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries and other orthopaedic conditions.

Also Board Certified in Ringside Medicine, 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 and World Championship Professional Boxing. He is team physician for Oakwood University and several area high schools.  He is team physician for numerous martial arts, CrossFit and gymnastics facilities. Dr. Cantrell also works with the Huntsville Havoc. He is a former team physician for the University of Mississippi, as well as a former U.S. Air Force Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon.

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Sports Medicine and Shoulder & Knee


TOC Talks

Rotator Cuff Injuries


Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression

Arthroscopic Labral/Bankart Repair

ACL Reconstruction

ACL Injury Prevention

Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy

Meniscus Repair

Partial Knee Replacement


Baseball – Pitching Guidelines

Baseball – Risk Factors for Injury

Baseball – Thrower’s Ten Exercise Program

Interval Throwing Baseball

Interval Throwing Baseball UCL

Interval Throwing Little League

Interval Throwing Football

Interval Golf Program

Interval Tennis Program

Golfer’s Ten

Dr. Michael Cantrell | The Orthopaedic Center | Huntsville, AL