Dr. Barry S. Callahan, a native of Bristol, Tennessee, joined Alabama Bone & Joint Clinic in 2016. He received his B.S. from King College in 1986, and M.D. from University of Tennessee in 1990. Postgraduate residency in orthopedic surgery was completed in 1995 at the Indiana University Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in hand and microsurgery with James Strickland, M.D. at the Indiana Hand Center. Following a short time in private practice in Dothan, Alabama, Dr. Callahan became assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2000. After the development of the Premier Hand Center, a sub-specialty center of Premier Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, in Nashville, Tennessee, he joined Dr. James Andrews in practice at The Andrews Institute in 2008, where he primarily managed collegiate and professional athletes’ upper extremity and peripheral nerve conditions.
Dr. Callahan’s practice focuses on treatment of all orthopedic conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow as well as reconstructive microsurgery, particularly nerve injury reconstruction. He has authored or coauthored several publications and presentations and has served on the Public Information and Ethics Committees of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand for many years. He is engaged in research projects at the Andrews Research and Education Institute and is a clinical consultant for Acumed Inc.
Dr. Callahan is married and has three children. He enjoys off-road motorcycle riding and hunting with his sons in his spare time.