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Michael J. Blackmer, D.O.

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Michael J. Blackmer, D.O.

Hip, Knee and Shoulder Joint Replacement Specialist

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Dr. Blackmer, a board-certified, fellowship-trained joint replacement specialist, received his Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Master of Medical Science from the University of South Florida. He completed his medical education at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, followed by a residency at Michigan State University, and completed his fellowship in adult reconstruction from the University of Chicago Department of Orthopaedics.

Dr. Blackmer enjoys treating general orthopaedic injuries, sports injuries, and all aspects of fracture care. In addition, he has received extensive training in all areas of joint replacement surgery. He has a special interest in optimizing patient outcomes and experiences with a customized treatment plan. This includes using the most advanced technology available for rapid recovery, computer, and robotic-assisted surgery, minimally invasive and muscle-sparing techniques, direct anterior approach hip replacement, as well as complex revision surgery. 

Dr. Blackmer was born and raised on the Gulf Coast of Florida. He and his wife, Kristen, are raising three boys Jaxon, Colton, and Brooks. He has volunteered his time with the MIVO Foundation to provide orthopedic care to the people of Haiti. He enjoys fishing, golfing, and coaching the boys’ sports. The Blackmer family is proud to call Baldwin County Alabama their home.

He is practicing in our Fairhope and Foley, and Gulf Shores offices.

Dr. Blackmer specializes in:

  • Reconstructive orthopaedics of the hip, knee, and shoulder
  • Minimally invasive techniques, including anterior approach to total hip replacement
  • Robotic-assisted surgery and computer navigation
  • Partial and total knee replacement
  • Complex reconstruction and revision of total joint replacement

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Blackmer, call (251) 450-2746 or request an appointment online.

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Medical Degree

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine


Michigan State University/McLaren Greater Lansing with additional training at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and UPMC Pinnacle Memorial Hospital, York, PA


Adult Reconstruction, University of Chicago Department of Orthopedics, Chicago, IL


Board-Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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