Dr. William Allen has been in practice at Orthopaedic Associates of Zanesville since his arrival here in 1991. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, practicing General Orthopaedic Surgery with interests in hip, knee & shoulder replacement, hand and foot & ankle surgery, fractures and arthroscopy. He obtained his undergraduate B.S. degree in Biology from Westminster College in 1982, and received his M.D. degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1986. He then completed an internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Akron General Medical Center and Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Ohio. Dr. Allen is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a former examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and a board member of Quality Care Partners and Ohio Integrated Care Partners. Dr. Allen has been a team physician for local high school football programs since 1991, initially at West Muskingum High School for 15 years and then at Tri Valley High School since. He enjoys mentoring & teaching, and is actively involved with students from P.A., P.T., P.T.A., & nursing programs. He and his wife have four children. They are very active members of North Terrace Church of Christ in Zanesville, have been 4H advisors for over 10 years, and have hosted a number of exchange students. Being an avid runner, he has competed in many local races and marathons throughout the country. His other hobbies include boating, skiing, camping and traveling with his family, automotive repairs & restoration, construction & woodworking, and being a hobby farmer.