Treatment & Services
- Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
- Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
- Care of the Young Athlete
- Cartilage Repair
- Cartilage Transplantation
- Center for Pediatric Sports Health
- Elbow Surgery
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Knee Surgery
- Ligament Reconstruction Of The Knee
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Patello-femoral Knee Surgery
- Rotator Cuff Pathology
- Rotator Cuff Repair
- Rotator Cuff Surgery
- Shoulder Arthroscopy
- Shoulder Instability Repairs
- Sports Medicine
- Total Knee Replacement
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- ACL Injury
- Arthritis and the Golfer
- Athletic Knee Injury
- Broken Bones
- Knee Cartilage Injury
- Knee Injuries
- Knee Joint Disorders
- Knee Ligament Injuries
- Knee Pain
- Musculoskeletal Injuries In Athletes
- Pediatric Knee Injuries
- Runner's Knee
- Shin Splints
- Shoulder Dislocation
- Shoulder Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries in Baseball
- Sports Injuries
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
Residency - Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI USA
Internship - Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI USA
Medical School - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY USA
Graduate - University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA USA
Undergraduate - Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT USA
- Assistant Team Physician, Cleveland Indians
- Consultant, Cleveland Cavaliers
- Team Physician, John Carroll University
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine, Surgery of the Knee, Shoulder and Elbow, Arthroscopy, Cartilage Repair and Transplantation
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 7/17/2017, Dr. Williams, Jr. has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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209 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on May 9, 2018
Dr. Williams provided me with kindness, compassion and patience with my questions
Reviewed on May 4, 2018
I ended up not needing to see an orthopedic doctor. But, Dr. Williams was very nice, and if I needed to see an ortho in future I would definitely come back to him.
Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018
for dr. Williams will not or would not listen or take the time to listen to me, very disappointed
Reviewed on Dec 28, 2017
I feel I could be farther on the road to recovery if I could have seen the dr wks earlier.
Reviewed on Aug 10, 2017
follow up instructions very clear.
Reviewed on Jun 22, 2017
Dr Williams is the best physician and is very knowledgeable and spends the time reviewing your MRI and problem and surgery. He educates his patients on health prevention, exercises and knee injections to improve quality and health for everyone I know that has had him as a doctor.
Reviewed on Jun 22, 2017
confidence for years in my provider
Reviewed on Jun 14, 2017
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