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Patient Reviews

3.0
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(24)
Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Riley Williams, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Williams has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
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Promptness 2.9
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Courteous Staff 2.7
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
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Bedside Manner 3.1
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Spends Time with Me 3.0
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Follows Up After Visit 2.7
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Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)

Education & Awards

Dr. Williams graduated from Stanford University. He has 10 awards.

Awards  
Aircast Award for Clinical Medicine, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2005
"Best Doctors in New York," New York Magazine, 2010, 2011
"Best Doctors in New York," New York Magazine, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Philip D. Wilson Jr. Award for Excellence in Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 1998
Ranawat Award for Excellence in Research, Eastern Orthopedic Association, 1998
O'Donoghue Award for Sports Injury Research, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, 1998
Charles C. Neer Award for Excellence in Research, American Shoulder and Elbow Society, 2003
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2014)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

Affiliations

Dr. Williams has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital For Special Surgery 
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Riley Joseph Williams MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Riley J. Williams practice?
Dr. Riley Williams has 3 office locations.
Dr. Riley Williams practices Orthopaedic Surgery near New York, NY.
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