About Brookwood Baptist Health

We’re a community built on care.

Formerly Brookwood Medical Center and Baptist Health System, Brookwood Baptist Health unifies two of the largest resources for high-quality, affordable healthcare for the citizens of Central Alabama. With roots extending nearly a century, the network’s community of care is comprised of five acute care hospitals with more than 1,700 licensed beds: Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Walker Baptist Medical Center and Citizens Baptist Medical Center.

Brookwood Baptist Health also provides patients with the largest primary care network in the state, which includes approximately 60 primary and specialty care clinics; approximately 1,500 affiliated physicians; and nearly 7,300 employees. Through innovative and compassionate patient care, our collective effort will strengthen our mission to empower our communities to live happier, healthier lives.

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We customize treatments and services based on the needs of each patient, backed by a large network of resources, expertise, innovation and locations. When you come through our doors, you become part of our life and our stories. And by getting to know us, you’ll experience the compassion of doctors, nurses, therapists, and volunteers who are here because we love helping people. Your health matters to us. We’re a community built on care.

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Brookwood Baptist Health Launches Precision Sports Medicine & Orthopedics Practice

Jan 14, 2019

Official provider of sports medicine & orthopedic services for Birmingham Iron meets growing needs in region with six locations across Central Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (January 14, 2019) - Committed to investing in accessible quality care for the community and further solidifying our presence as the largest healthcare network in Central Alabama, Brookwood Baptist Health is proud to announce the formation of our sports medicine and orthopedic practice, Precision Sports Medicine & Orthopedics. The official provider of sports medicine and orthopedic services for the Birmingham Iron, the Alliance of American Football professional team, Precision will serve the growing needs of Central Alabama’s patients and athletes, providing expertise and multidisciplinary sports medicine and orthopedic care.

Precision Sports Medicine & Orthopedics will treat patients across Central Alabama with six locations, including Alabaster, Chelsea, Clanton, Hoover, Princeton, and Vestavia. Precision’s offices will be in close proximity to Brookwood Baptist Health hospitals and surgical facilities, ensuring patients have convenient access to comprehensive care.

“Brookwood Baptist Health is firmly committed to staying at the forefront of innovation and quality, and providing value to our patients and their families,” says Robert Branstetter, CEO of Brookwood Baptist Health’s Primary & Specialty Care Network. “We are proud to extend our long legacy in orthopedics to now include a sports medicine and orthopedic practice led by some of the top specialists in the state.”

Precision Sports Medicine & Orthopedics provides the expertise and treatment of sports-related injuries, work-related musculoskeletal injuries, pediatric injuries, general orthopedics, adult reconstruction and arthritis, hand and wrist, total joint replacement and minimally invasive procedures, among other orthopedic-related injuries and conditions.

With 70 years of combined experience treating patients on and off the field, Precision’s founding team of sports medicine specialists and orthopedic surgeons have earned a reputation for excellence and include:

  • Robert Agee, Jr., MD, Non-Surgical Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Michael Patterson, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Calvin Spellmon, Jr., MD, Non-Surgical Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialist
  • John Young, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist

Precision Sports doctors
Providing more than 70 years of combined expertise and multidisciplinary sports medicine and orthopedic care, Precision Sports Medicine & Orthopedics physicians (left to right): Doctors Julian Carlo, Calvin Spellmon, Jr., Michael Patterson, John Young, David M. Hardin and Robert Agee, Jr.
“On behalf of the physicians of Precision Sports Medicine & Orthopedics, we are extremely pleased to bring together this team of skilled physicians to serve a growing need across Central Alabama,” said Dr. Robert Agee, Jr. “Our physicians and staff have the same goal in mind, which is to deliver the best patient care possible. This synergy - paired with our thorough knowledge of sports and orthopedic medicine, our commitment to engage with the latest advancements in the field and our access to leading-edge technology - will enable us to meet this goal.”

According to Dr. Michael Patterson, “Precision Sports Medicine & Orthopedics represents a group of fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians who put patient care at the forefront of their practice. I am excited about the opportunity to continue delivering cutting-edge sports medicine and orthopedic care to our patients while expanding that care throughout Central Alabama and beyond with our partner, Brookwood Baptist Health.”

Dr. John Young added, “I have been practicing at Brookwood for nearly 15 years. My goal is to provide the highest quality and most compassionate orthopedic care to my patients, and I consider it a privilege and honor to participate in their care. I truly enjoy helping patients with a variety of injuries and treatment plans, and I am rewarded by seeing them improve. I am excited to work alongside a group of physicians who share this same philosophy. I have worked with many of these physicians over the years, and this opportunity will allow us to offer more availability to better serve our patients.”