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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Claude Williams, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand Surgeon is Good. Dr. Williams has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
Promptness 1.9
Courteous Staff 2.8
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 2.3
Spends Time with Me 2.3
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Claude Williams, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Williams graduated from Louisiana State University at New Orleans.


Dr. Williams has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • East Jefferson General Hospital 
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation 

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Additional Information
Dr. Claude Somers Williams MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, Sports Medicine, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Claude S. Williams practice?
Dr. Claude Williams has 3 office locations.
Dr. Claude Williams practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, Sports Medicine, and Surgery of the Hand near New Orleans, LA.
Additional practice locations include: Metairie, LA.
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