Dr. Lee Murphy, Dr. Derek Woessner, Dr. Collier Watson, Dr. William Melton, and the team at Hughston Clinic Montgomery were featured in this month’s Member Spotlight section of the Montgomery Business Journal.

Founded in 1949 with a focus on sports medicine and orthopaedics, today Hughston Clinic continues its commitment to keeping or restoring the human musculoskeletal system to its best possible condition in all of its 25-plus locations in the Southeast.

PRACTICING PHYSICIANS: R. Lee Murphy Jr., MD, including specialties in General Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder and Sports Medicine; Derek A. Woessner, MD, FAAFP including specialties in Concussion, General Orthopaedics (Non-Surgical) and Sports Medicine; B. Collier Watson, DO, including specialties in Foot and Ankle and Orthopedic Surgery; William N. Melton, MD, including specialties in Hand, Wrist and Elbow.

HISTORY: Hughston Clinic was founded by Dr. Jack C. Hughston (1917-2004) in 1949. In 1984, he achieved his dream of focusing primarily on sports injuries with the opening of Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital, the first facility of its kind in the country. Dr. Hughston also made significant contributions to the study and advancement of sports medicine and orthopaedics with the establishment of a postdoctoral fellowship, as well as the Hughston Foundation, which was designed to promote advances in sports medicine and orthopaedics through research, education and communication.

WHAT ARE HUGHSTON CLINIC’S PRIMARY SERVICES?
Hughston Clinic specializes in orthopaedic services including practice areas in spine, hand, joint, sports medicine and trauma. Hughston Clinic operates a network of 25-plus orthopaedic clinics in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee.

WHAT SETS HUGHSTON CLINIC APART?
We ensure that our patients receive only the highest level of quality treatment for musculoskeletal injury and disease. This includes the understanding of all aspects of human performance and the application of techniques and procedures learned through sports medicine, research, education and training focused on improving the quality of life for everyone. The doctors who make up this unique practice have devoted their lives to the study of orthopaedics and the treatment of musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital conditions. In fact, few institutions anywhere in the world have assembled and sustained this level of talent in orthopaedic medicine. We are, and will continue to be, a nationally and internationally recognized center of excellence for research, education and training and quality treatment of musculoskeletal injury and disease.

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Last edited on March 30, 2021