Dr Riley J Williams III

Centre of Excellence:

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), New York, USA

Medical Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery / Sports Medicine: Knee -, Shoulder – & Elbow Surgery, Cartilage Repair

General information:

Dr. Williams is a specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at the Hospital for Special Surgery. His clinical interests include the treatment of knee, shoulder and elbow injuries in athletes and active individuals. Dr. Williams also specializes in the treatment of articular cartilage injuries using modern techniques of repair and cartilage transplantation. Dr. Williams has worked with professional sports teams for over 20 years and has been the head team physician for both the NY Red Bulls Soccer Club and the Brooklyn Nets Basketball Team since 2005. His main practice focus is returning injured patients back to their desired level of sport and activity.

Team/Sports/Research/Academic Involvement:

  • Head Team Physician, New York Red Bulls
  • Head Team Physician, Brooklyn Nets
  • Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Director, HSS Institute for Cartilage Repair & Sports Knee Group
  • Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
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