Dr. Claude S. Williams IV, MD

Dr. Claude S. Williams IV, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 47 years old

Claude S. Williams, IV, M.D. received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has additional board certification in surgery of the hand. He is a clinical faculty member of the LSU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and has participated in the training of LSU Family Practice Sports Medicine fellows. Dr Williams has served a team physician for high school and professional athletic teams in New Orleans. His interests include treatment of traumatic, congenital and degenerative conditions of the hands and upper extremities as well as sports related injuries and pathology.Read more

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Claude S. Williams, IV, M.D. received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has additional board certification in surgery of the hand. He is a clinical faculty member of the LSU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and has participated in the training of LSU Family Practice Sports Medicine fellows. Dr Williams has served a team physician for high school and professional athletic teams in New Orleans. His interests include treatment of traumatic, congenital and degenerative conditions of the hands and upper extremities as well as sports related injuries and pathology.Read more

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New Orleans |
Great doctor in the office. Staff is great. Could have explained more about the surgery and spent more time w me in the operating room. Luckily the results have been great.
in Luling la |
Dr Williams be treating a major wrist injury he's a very good man in very detail with his work he's Cares abount you as human and cares for your health and don't let the insurance companies tell him what to do if you on L T D he's very understanding and he don't sugar coat the injury tells you a straight answer and was wrong and what the outcome And makes sure the staff gets the paper work out for the insurance carrier and proper time I highly recommend him Thanks doc
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical Center Of La-Charity Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Louisiana State University

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Washington And Lee University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Other Education
    Children's Hospital

    Completed in 1996

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Williams IV' Care Philosophy

Claude S. Williams, IV, M.D. received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Philadelphia Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has additional board certification in surgery of the hand. He is a clinical faculty member of the LSU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and has participated in the training of LSU Family Practice Sports Medicine fellows. Dr Williams has served a team physician for high school and professional athletic teams in New Orleans. His interests include treatment of traumatic, congenital and degenerative conditions of the hands and upper extremities as well as sports related injuries and pathology.