Thomas R. Sellers, MD


Dr. Sellers was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. He attended Washington & Lee University where he obtained a degree in Neuroscience and was selected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Sellers completed his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of South Florida / Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, Florida. He served as chief resident during his final year and received the Blaine Markee Outstanding Chief Resident Award. In Tampa, he served as team physician for several local high schools and had the opportunity to participate in the care of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well as the University of South Florida athletic teams. He went on to complete a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Sellers has been active in clinical and biomechanical research and has published original articles in several peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals including the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, the Journal of Children’s Orthopedics, The American Journal of Orthopaedics, Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine and Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery. Dr. Sellers specializes in disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. He has advanced training in minimally invasive techniques, including arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow and wrist, as well as open surgery of the hand and upper extremity, including peripheral nerve and microsurgery. He has a special interest in shoulder reconstruction, including anatomic and reverse total shoulder replacement. He is also well-trained in adult and pediatric orthopaedic trauma and fracture management. Dr. Sellers and his wife, Jennie, have been together since high school and are excited to return home to Montgomery. Outside of work, Dr. Sellers enjoys spending time with his family, playing music, travelling, being outdoors, reading and watching sports.

Education / Post Graduate Training

Fellowship
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery,/li>
Residency
  • University of South Florida / Florida Orthopaedic Institute
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine
Undergraduate
  • Washington & Lee University
  • B.S. Neuroscience

Licenses, Certifications, and Affiliations

Medical Licensure

Alabama Medical License – MD.38314 (Issued 5/29/2019)

Board Certification
  • USMLE Step 1 - Passed 4/24/2012
  • USMLE Step 2 CK – Passed 11/21/2013
  • USMLE Step 2 CS – Passed 12/19/2013
  • USMLE Step 3 – Passed 8/3/2015
  • ABOS Part 1 – Passed 7/11/2019
  • ABOS Part 2 – Eligible
Professional Society Membership
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Fellow Member
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons