Dr. Handwerger graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in biology and received his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of South Alabama, following which, he completed his fellowship training in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Atlanta, with Children’s Orthopaedics of Atlanta.
Dr. Handwerger is board-certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. Dr. Handwerger specializes in the treatment of scoliosis, pediatric fractures, growth plate injuries, deformity correction, clubfoot, and cerebral palsy. He was named to Mobile Bay Magazine’s Class of 2016 40 Under 40 and was named Best Pediatric Specialist by readers of Lagniappe for 2021 & 2022 winning Best Specialist in 2023.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Handwerger, call (251) 450-2746 or request an appointment online.