Dedicated to Our Patients

The Orthopaedic Center (TOC) – The definition of quality orthopaedic care.
W. Allen Goodson, MD

About Us: About the Practice

W. Allen Goodson, MD is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, he strives to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all his treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.

Dr. Goodson is pleased to have you as a patient. If you have any questions, always feel free to contact his office and his trained staff will assist you in any way possible.


What's New

A Giant Step Forward in Joint Replacement

Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement Surgery, also known as MIS, is an advancement in joint replacement that offers potential important advantages over standard surgical procedures. Stryker has partnered with surgeons worldwide to develop MIS procedures and surgical instruments that will help your surgeons do their very best to help you recover your lifestyle. These techniques bring together a wide variety of high quality joint implants, new minimally invasive surgical techniques, and new instrumentation.

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A Custom Fit Difference

Dr. Goodson is pleased to be among the first surgeons in the Alabama area to offer Custom Fit Knee Replacement with OtisKnee. Using this new technique, Dr. Goodson can now match the fit and placement of the total knee implant to the patient's unique anatomy.

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Our Specialties Include

  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Acute & Chronic Joint Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Wrist & Elbow Replacements
  • North Alabama’s First Orthopaedic Group to perform Two-Incision Hip Replacement
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • AC Separation
  • Labral Tears
  • Anterior Knee Pain
  • ACL Injuries & Reconstruction
  • Acute & Degenerative Meniscal Tears
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Transplantation
  • Arthroscopic Surgery