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Dr. William Shell, MD
Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
30 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Shell is Excellent. Dr. Shell has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Shell, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • 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. Shell graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Shell has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Middle Tennessee Medical Center Inc 
  • Centennial Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. William Alfred Shell MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. William A. Shell practice?
Dr. William Shell has 1 office location.
Dr. William Shell practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Nashville, TN.
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