Dr. James E "Win" Lyle IV
is a native of Auburn, Alabama, and graduated from Auburn High School and Auburn University. During college, he was the kicker on the Tiger’s 1987-1989 S.E.C. Champion football team. His honors include the Cliff Hare Award and All-S.E.C. Selections. He continued playing football after college professionally with the Phoenix Cardinals and the Birmingham Fire.
Thereafter, Dr. Lyle earned his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School and completed an orthopedic surgical residency at Wright State University School of Medicine. After residency, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at The Hughston Clinic.
Dr. Lyle is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a member of the Christian Medical & Dental Society. He practices general orthopedics with a special interest in arthroscopy and sports medicine.
Dr. Lyle and his wife, Catherine, have two sets of twin boys, John and Andrew, Christopher and James and a daughter, Margaret. In his leisure time, he enjoys golfing, running, softball, and attending Auburn University sporting events.
Dr. Robert "Bob" McAlindon
is a native of Michigan where he attended college and received his undergraduate degree. His graduate studies include biology at the University of Detroit and physiology at Georgetown University. He also attended medical school and completed an orthopaedic surgical residency at Georgetown University. Dr. McAlindon completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at The Hughston Clinic in Columbus GA.
Dr. McAlindon is certified by and is a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He specializes in general orthopaedics with an interest in sports medicine. Dr. McAlindon is the team physician for many of the local high schools sports programs. He has cared for multiple Olympic athletes in the southeastern region. He is the Medical Director for East Alabama Sports Medicine Outreach program. This program provides Athletic Trainers currently in a graduate program through Auburn University to assist in the care of local sports programs. He continues doing research in sports medicine and trauma.
Much of Dr. McAlindon’s spare time is spent with his wife Sherri and their twins, Julia and James.
Dr. McAlindon’s leisure activities include bicycling and golf.
Dr. Scott Morrell
is a native of Orlando, Florida. He attended Tulane University in New Orleans and was a 4 year football letterman. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology in 1981.
Dr. Morrell attended Tulane University School of Medicine from 1981 – 1985, and completed his orthopaedic residency in 1990 at Emory University in Atlanta. He has been in private practice in Toccoa, GA (1990 – 1992) and Conyers/Covington, GA (1993-2011) prior to his relocation to the Auburn/Opelika area.
Dr. Morrell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. His practice is general orthopaedics with areas of interest in joint replacement, sports medicine, and trauma.
He and his wife Kris, a graduate of the Auburn University School of Nursing, have three children, Madeline, Benjamin, and Rachel. His leisure activities include gardening, golf, and fishing.
Dr. Rick Horak
was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Kenyon College with a degree in Biology. He attended Wright State University School of Medicine and graduated in 1994. Afterwards Dr. Horak completed an Internal Medicine Residency at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati.
Life soon took him to New Bern, North Carolina where he spent the next several years in private practice with Coastal Carolina Health Care. During this time, Dr. Horak joined the United States Air Force Reserve as a Flight Surgeon and was stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Over a decade, Dr. Horak honorably served his country and spent several deployments overseas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom. Currently, Dr. Horak is in the Inactive Ready Reserves and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
In 2004, Dr. Horak met his wife Amy while living in New Bern and moved to Auburn after their marriage in 2005. The family is blessed with three children (Christian, Anna Kate and John Miles). In 2011, Dr. Horak took a sabbatical and completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship in Birmingham, under the direction of world renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr James Andrews. Dr. Horak will continue practice Primary Care medicine as well Sports Medicine for all ages.