Dr. John Buckley & Dr. Chet Boston
UOC Founders

With over 35 years of community health care service, University Orthopaedic Clinic continues to provide quality orthopaedic health care to patients of all ages. In addition to the two offices in Tuscaloosa, UOC has established office locations in Northport, Fayette and Carrollton, Alabama, for patients' convenience.

Our physicians treat patients with musculoskeletal problems, including congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, and metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system. These problems generally include deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow.

The surgeons at UOC are certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and have a long tradition of providing comprehensive evaluation and treatment in a timely manner and with compassion and thoroughness. Office hours are 8:30 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 am until 4:00 pm Friday. Appointments can be made by calling 205-345-0192. Our mailing address is P. O. Box 2447, Tuscaloosa, AL 35403.

Our Specialized Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services Include:
  • Fractures
  • Sports Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopaedic Care
  • General Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Surgery Of The Hand
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques
  • MRI Scanning
  • Joint Replacement
  • Trauma And Fracture Care
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Foot Problems
  • Physical Therapy

Click Here for UOC's Notice of Privacy Practices and Patient Rights


305 Bryant Drive East, Tuscaloosa 400 Bryant Drive East, Tuscaloosa

Suite 101, Northport Medical Plaza
Additional Offices:

Fayette, AL
Fayette Professional Office Building

Carrollton, AL
Pickens County Medical Center