Dr. William Brooks, MD

Dr. William Brooks, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
37 y/o
(26)

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Dr. William Brooks, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and non-surgical orthopedics.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Brooks's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brooks "Forsyth Street Orthopaedics is a premier provider of orthopaedic medical services to the Macon area. We realize that comfort and convenience are important to our patients and have invested in extensive diagnostic and therapeutic services all in one location. By having Orthopaedic, Rehabilitation, Surgery and Imaging facilities, we are able to quickly diagnose and treat your problems. Our physicians received specialized training in orthopaedic medicine and can diagnose and treat even the most complicated conditions. Working with our clinical staff, they ensure that you receive comprehensive orthopaedic care for problems or diseases of the bones, joints, nerves and muscles. When you come to Forsyth Street Orthopaedics, first we listen, then we diagnose your problems. We strongly believe in maintaining our commitment to providing our patients with the highest quality Orthopaedic care."

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

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

71  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis

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33  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • 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 Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Medical College of Georgia
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Atlanta Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Atlanta Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brooks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brooks' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brooks to family and friends
26 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Brooks' 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

Patient Comments (17)

Had the worlds most horrific story to tell anyone who is even thinking about using Brooks. I refuse to call him a Dr. He is a butcher for lack of a better word. He botched my opportunity to have a normal life by putting a spinal stimilator. PEOPLE BE FOREWARNED DO NOT USE HIM. HE LIES. I will...more
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Dr. Brooks did my hand surgery back in February at OrthoGa. After months of being unable to use my hand, I had to have a second surgery to repair the damage caused by Dr. Brooks. I now can do what I had not been able to do for months!
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Very thorough in his explanation. Offered me a variety of care options and explained the pros/cons to each. Took the time and made me feel comfortable regarding my issue.
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I was referred to Dr Brooks by another Dr in the ortho ga practice that was treating my shoulder and discovered the issue with my neck. . Dr Brooks sat down with my husband and I and explained the MRI in detail and diagnosed herniated discs in my neck. He gave us all the options and performed the...more
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In my book, Dr. Brooks is an excellent surgeon. He and his staff quickly diagnosed my condition (herniated discs in my neck), recommended and encouraged me to have repairs done by the most minimally invasive surgery. That said, there was absolutely no pressure to rush into my decision for the...more
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