Dr. Riley Joseph Williams MD is a male Emergency Medicine Specialist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Sports Medicine.
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Dr. Riley Williams has 5 office locations.
Hospital For Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Riley Williams, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Williams has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.3888888888889 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.9
  • Currently 2.9411764705882 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.7
  • Currently 2.7368421052632 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
  • Currently 3.4736842105263 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.1
  • Currently 3.0555555555556 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.0
  • Currently 2.95 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.7
  • Currently 2.7222222222222 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Riley Williams, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 9 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)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)

Education & Awards

Dr. Williams graduated from Stanford University. He has 9 awards.

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


Dr. Williams has 3 hospital affiliations:

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Williams accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans


  • Spanish

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Where does Dr. Riley J. Williams practice?
Dr. Riley Williams practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Sports Medicine near New York, NY.
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