Dr. William Arnold, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Rothman Institute Orthopaedics 2630 Holme Ave Fl 2 Philadelphia, PA 19152 Get Directions
Dr. William Arnold, MD
Dr. Arnold is a board certified hip and knee surgeon. He specializes in adult joint reconstruction procedures.

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Dr. Arnold's Performance
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  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
Philadelphia, PA |
I met Dr. Arnold in taking a family member for a surgical consultation. What a nice gentleman and asset to his profession. He left such a good impression, that I'll have to refer people to see him because he listens and cares about people. Great surgeon, too.
Philadelphia, PA |
I feel my doctor, Dr. Arnold, is one of the most caring and ethical human beings I know, let alone doctor.
in Philadelphia |
I have to say, This man saved my life..I thought I would never walk again. He is the best, and I recommend him highly!! I had a right knee replacement and I am 60 years old and feel 20 years younger! It is wonderful to walk with no pain. Dr Arnold you are the best ever!!
Philadelphia, PA |
Dr. Arnold is so caring and concerned. It's so easy to discuss my pain and get results. Our entire family uses him and adores his personality.
Philadelphia, PA |
It has been an excellent experience!
Philadelphia, PA |
Very informative!
Philadelphia, PA |
Visit was a pleasant, informative experience.
Philadelphia, PA |
Excellent experience overall!
in Philadelphia, PA |
Had a total left hip replacement surgery and am now pain free and have been back to everyday work and play ...best I have felt in years ...other doctors were playing guinea pig with me. ..recovery time was a breeze...Very professional and knowledgeable Doctor. I definitely would recommend him
in North Wales, PA |
He is very professional, explains everything, very nice personality, and most of all an excellent doctor.
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Dr. Arnold says...

Dr. Arnold is a board certified hip and knee surgeon.  He specializes in adult joint reconstruction procedures. 

Dr. Arnold's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • The Philip Syng Physick Award
    • Everett J. Gordon Prize in Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Ralph Heimer Award
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  • Media & Publications
    • Comparative Gene Expression Profiling of Normal and Degenerative Discs: Analysis of a Rabbit Annular Laceration Model.
    • Creation of a System for the Assembly and Expression of DNA Constructs Encoding Novel Recombinant Human Procollagen II
    • The C-Proteinase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1
    • The C-Terminal Peptidase that Processes Procollagens to Fibrillar Collagens is Identical to the Protein Previously Identified as Bone Morphogenic Protein-1.Poster Presentation - The Fifteenth FECTS Meeting, 1996
    • A cDNA Cassette System for the Synthesis of Recombinant Procollagens. Variants of Procollagen II Lacking a D-Period are Secreted as Triple-Helical Monomers.
    • Creation of a System for the Assembly and Expression of DNA Constructs Encoding Novel Recombinant Human Procollagen II.Poster Presentation - Keystone Symposia on the Molecular and Developmental Biology of the Extracellular Matrix, 1996
    • Recombinant Procollagen II: Deletion of D Period Segments Identifies Sequences That Are Required for Helix Stabilization and Generates a Temperature-sensitive N Proteinase Cleavage Site.

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders


  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

Procedures Performed

  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery