Dr. John Willis, MD

Dr. John Willis, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. John Willis, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Hyannis, MA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

130 North St

Hyannis, MA 02601

Contact Information

(508) 775-8282

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Shoulder Dislocation
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Willis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Willis "Dr. John Willis is an orthopaedic surgeon at Cape Cod Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He completed Orthopaedic Surgery training at the University of Connecticut and has a fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine from the Rocky Mountain Sports Medicine Fellowship in Aspen, Colorado. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Willis currently sees patients at our main office in Hyannis and our new center in Sandwich. He performs his surgery at Cape Cod Hospital as well as the Ambulatory Surgery and Laser Center of Cape Cod."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Willis "On behalf of our physicians, medical providers and staff, welcome to Cape Cod Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy, P.C. Our Board Certified and Fellowship trained physicians and qualified staff are working together, as the premiere provider of orthopaedic services in the greater Cape Cod area, to get you back to good health and the activities you love. We take tremendous pride in providing the highest quality of orthopaedic care and are striving to deliver an outstanding experience to each and every one of our patients."

9  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscal Cyst
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
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17  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Creighton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Connecticut
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Connecticut
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Rocky Mountain Sports Med Co
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Willis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Willis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Willis to family and friends
23 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Willis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Patient Comments (8)

I live in Centerville, my name is Robert Downer I first was referred to Doctor Willis and P.A.Trent Hiles in September 2016. Doctor Willis immediately diagnosed my shoulder problems and operated with two tears, six bone spurs, and a clavicle shaving done.Today while my body is of a 56 year old man...more
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dr. willis and staff were outstanding..from start to finish i was completely at ease. could not imagine it going better
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I received a right shoulder replacement March, 2016. The surgery went excellent, it was a breeze. Rehap at Spaulding also went very well. It's great to have my shoulder back. Looking forward to having my left shoulder taken care of in the next six months! Dr. John Willis is by far, the most ...more
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Thank you for your comments! We strive to provide the best in patient care and are very happy to hear that we have reached your expectations! Keep up the great work!

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Dr. Willis replaced my ACL. From the start, he was professional, kind, and confident. He took every opportunity to educate me about the procedure and made sure that I had no outstanding questions. I would recommend him to anyone that is considering this procedure.
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We are so happy to hear that your experience with Dr Willis and the staff of Cape Cod Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine exceeded your expectations ! Keep up the great work on your recovery - we are always available if you need us!

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After my initial visit Dr. Willis diagnosed my problem by reviewing X-rays and MRI to ensure the partial knee replacement he suggested was the proper procedure for me. All information passed to me by the doctor was accurate. I am a very active person. I was walking on my knee the same day of...more
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We appreciate you sharing your positive experience! Dr Willis and the entire staff of CCOSM strive to provide excellent orthopaedic care, thank you for letting us know we are reaching your expectations!

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