Dr. William D. Prickett, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 45

6320 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 200
Tucson, AZ 85741
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Hospital Quality

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Oro Valley Hospital
1551 East Tangerine Road
Oro Valley, AZ 85755
Northwest Medical Center
6200 North la Cholla Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85741

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Tucson Orthopedics Institute PC
Tucson Orthopaedic Institute PC La Cholla
6320 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 200
Tucson, AZ 85741
Tucson Orthopedics Institute PC
Tucson Orthopedics Institute PC
1521 E Tangerine Rd Ste 101
Oro Valley, AZ 85755
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    Dr. Prickett's Experience

    Dr. Prickett's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
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    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Emory University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1997

    Internship Hospital

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 1998

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hospital For Special Surgery
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Prickett & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Prickett's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Prickett has admitting privileges:

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    • Northwest Medical Center

    • Oro Valley Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Prickett

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prickett to family and friends

    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Prickett's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 25 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Prickett
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Prickett accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Enterprise Group
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • National Elevator
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Tucson Orthopedics Institute PC
    Tucson Orthopaedic Institute PC La Cholla
    6320 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 200
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 382-8200 (Office)
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    Tucson Orthopedics Institute PC
    1521 E Tangerine Rd Ste 101
    Oro Valley, AZ 85755
    (520) 544-9700 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Prickett
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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