Dr. Claude Williams, MD

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Dr. Claude Williams, MD

Sports Medicine | Male

Southern Orthopedic Specialists 2731 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115 Get Directions

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Timothy P. Finney, M.D. received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in sports...Read more

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sports Injuries

Procedures Performed

  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Total Knee Replacement

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Charity Hosp Of La

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Lsu Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Sports Med Inst

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    Louisiana State Univ

    Graduated in 1981

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  • English

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  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
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Timothy P. Finney, M.D. received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at Sports Medicine West in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Finney has worked with high school, intercollegiate, semi-professional and professional athletics in the Greater New Orleans Area. He has been a team physician for the New Orleans Saints football team since 1993. He was selected as one of the U.S. Olympic team physicians in 1996.

Dr. Finney received the NFL Team Physician Society's Outstanding Team Physician of the Year Award for 2005. He has participated in the training of LSU family practice sports medicine fellows and is a clinical professor at LSU. His interests include sports related injuries and pathology of the shoulder and knee. He has extensive training and experience in total arthroscopic shoulder, rotator cuff, and labral repairs. Dr. Finney performs arthroscopic ACL reconstructions and meniscus repairs on all range atheletes from the Weekend Warrior to the Professional Athlete. He also administers injections of PRP in the knee and Shoulder.