Dr. William Bose, MD

Dr. William Bose, MD

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Dr. William Bose, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read his story

6701 Airport Blvd Ste B114

Mobile, AL 36608

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  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bose performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Bose's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bose "Having studied and treated orthopaedic ailments for the last twenty-five years, Dr. William J. Bose, M.D., is a very experienced orthopaedic surgeon specializing in knee, shoulder and hip surgery. He performs both arthroscopies of the shoulder, hip and knee as well as shoulder, hip and knee and shoulder replacements in the Gulf Coast area. In 2006, he successfully opened his own solo practice, called Advanced Orthopaedics, LLC, in Mobile, AL. In addition to his practice, he serves as a consultant for Exactech, Inc., both working with their research and design teams to develop cutting edge hip and knee instrumentation systems and traveling internationally as a physician instructor for total knee replacement surgeries. He has also has consulted for Wright Medical Technology, helping to design PATH Hip Instrumentation and Pre-op CT Navigation for Total Knee Arthroplasty and serving as a physician instructor for total hip and knee replacement surgeries. Dr. Bose also specializes in sports medicine, using his extensive experience in arthroscopic procedures to treat injuries such as hip injuries such as femoro-acetabularacetaular impingement (FAI), shoulder injuries such as SLAP tears and rotator cuff tears, and knee injuries such as ACL and meniscus tears. He performs many minimally invasive technique provides patients with reduced postoperative pain and recovery time."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bose "His guiding philosophy is that each patient should receive the care and respect that they deserve.

By thoroughly educating his patients on their injury and treatment options, he encourages them to take an active role in their treatment process to ensure that each treatment is custom-tailored to their lifestyle.

In every case, he will always explain and pursue non-surgical treatments before recommending surgery. Just as no two patients are the same, Dr. Bose treats each case as unique with a variety of treatment options.

If you have had prior surgery and it has failed, he will do everything in his power to fix it. He will try to relieve your pain and restore your function, so that you can live an active pain-free life.

"I am honored that you have entrusted me to provide to you the very best of Orthopaedic care. If surgery becomes necessary, I make sure you have every opportunity to obtain an excellent outcome. "

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10  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

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

122  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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60  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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.

Education

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • International Society Of Hip Arthroscopy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Florida At Shands
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical School
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bose has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Bose's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bose to family and friends
55 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Bose's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Bose Says:
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I am very fortunate that most of my reviews are good, and over 99.5% of the patients I see like me and my office staff.  They are grateful and are happy with what I can do for them.  

However, doctors are easy targets to complain about.  It is easy for anyone to anonymously write a bad review about a doctor, they don't even have to put their name.  Some of these patients have psychological issues.  

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Patient Comments (16)

Staffs not friendly.Dr. Bose is soft spoken friendly person but spend very little time with patients.Not a good listener. Would not recommend anybody for hip or knee surgery from him.Had total hip replacement.After long recovery ended up with pain, mobility and uneven leg with the hip surgery.They...more
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I have to say for a lack of a better term Dr Bose is amazing. Great bedside manners, caring and responsible. Dr. Bose explains in great detail the procedure to be preformed.
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I found Dr. Bose when a friend of mine shared his Advanced Orthopaedics, LLC Facebook page. My daughter had broken her arm after what we called an unsolicited piggy back ride from her brother. Dr. Bose calmed her fears and took very good care of her. We never had to wait when we went to his...more
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I have been seeing Dr Bose for several years now, as well as taking my children to him. He is a very highly recommended with a great bedside manner. Scheduling an appointment is very easy and they get you in really quickly.
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Honest, direct and speaks so that I could understand. And no long waits in the waiting room!
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