Paul Canale, M.D.

Paul Canale, MD

Dr. Paul Canale is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who has successfully treated patients with neck and spine conditions for more than 30 years. He specializes in complex spinal reconstruction surgery. Dr. Canale serves as medical director of The Spine Institute at Baldwin Bone & Joint.


  • BS Mechanical Engineering: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1980
  • Masters Program, Mechanical Engineering: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1981

Medical School

  • The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL, 1985


  • General Surgery:  Wayne State University,Detroit, MI, 1985-86

Orthopaedic Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1986-90


  • Foot/Ankle/Complex Lower Extremity Reconstruction:
    The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1990-91
  • Spine Disorders/Surgery:
    University of Missouri/ Columbia Spine Center: Columbia, Missouri, 2003-04

Certification and Licensure

  • State of Alabama
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1993


  • Alabama Orthopaedic Society (AOS)
  • Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Baldwin County Medical Society
  • Medical Association of Alabama


  • Medical Director, The Spine Institute at Baldwin Bone & Joint


Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are available and on-call 24 hours, 7 days a week, including holidays, for emergencies. If you have an emergency, please call our office at (251) 625-2663.

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