Dr. William Sims, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 80

1103 16th Ave SE
Decatur, AL 35601
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Dr. Sims' Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Decatur Morgan Hospital
1201 7th St SE
Decatur, AL 35601

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Decatur Orthopedic Clinic
Decatur Orthopedic Clinic
1103 16th Ave SE
Decatur, AL 35601
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    Dr. Sims' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    Conditions Dr. Sims Treats

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    Background Check for Dr. Sims

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Graduated in 1961

    Internship Hospital

    John Gaston Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Campbell Clin
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sims & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Sims' Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sims to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Sims' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Sims

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Decatur Orthopedic Clinic
    1103 16th Ave SE
    Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 350-0362 (Office)
    (256) 355-9779 (Fax)
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