Dr. William Craig, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 54

Dr. Craig
Accepting new patients

Orthopaedic Specialists of the Carolinas, P.A.

170 Kimel Park Dr Winston Salem, NC 27103

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(336) 768-7798

Dr. William Craig, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Winston Salem, NC and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine medical school in 1993. He is affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Craig to book an appointment.

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Dr. Craig is affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Winston Salem, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Recent Reviews
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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Craig's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Craig treats Joint Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Craig treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Craig treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Craig treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Limb Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Craig treats Limb Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Craig treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Craig's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • 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
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

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Dr. Craig accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Craig's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Craig

4.8

Based on 55 ratings

5 Stars
90.9090909090909%
(50)
4 Stars
5.454545454545454%
(3)
3 Stars
1.8181818181818181%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
1.8181818181818181%
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  • Appointment scheduling (50)
  • Explained conditions well (50)
  • Staff friendliness (50)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (2)
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Dr. Craig was professional and diagnosed my issue quickly, treated it and was communicative with instructions and care. Highly recommend him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jennifer Hansell – Apr 04, 2021
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Dr. Craig is an amazing doctor, he’s performed 2 surgeries for me with excellent results. He has a great bedside manor, is well informed and answers all questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Mar 24, 2021
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From August to January
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Rosa Chapman – Jan 20, 2021
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Yes he is excellent He listens carefully and is very reassuring when I ask questions or am concerned I have complete trust in his judgement on my treatment
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sharon Pennington – Jan 17, 2021
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Dr Craig was very knowledgeable. He quickly diahniy my thumb paint and told me he would give me a cortisone injection and assured me this would help. I did not have to wait long to see him. He was very punctual. My visit was less than 30 minutes
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 30, 2020
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Dr Craig was very professional in his approach. His knowledge & expertise in his field made me feel very confidant that I was given enough information to make decisions that are ahead of me with my care. Dr Craig also provided me with a visual example so that I could better understand.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Carmen Stinson – Dec 24, 2020
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Dr Craig was very gentle and straight to the point i like that and he's good
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Yvette graves – Dec 16, 2020
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Dr. Craig is very informative about the procedures and what he is doing through the visit
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mickey Pack – Nov 30, 2020
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Very good visit that covered my problem and solution options
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Gary Dailey – Oct 30, 2020
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It was a pleasure seeing him again , very caring would recommend,
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 21, 2020
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Very professional and courteous. Dr Craig has a gentle touch and listens well
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Steve Burge – Oct 13, 2020
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Dr. Craig was very nice and concerned about my knee pain !! I’m glad that I saw him !! I would recommend him to others !! My knee is better today and I thank God for that !! Thank you !!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Faye Dillon – Oct 07, 2020
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Went for treatment for carpal tunnel on both wrists due to excessive knitting and crocheting. Dr. Craig was knowledgeable and personable. Had x-rays and received cortisone shots. Also, fast check-in and check-out.
What went well
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What could be improved
No results
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Marty Cooper – Mar 18, 2020
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Once again, let me tell You, that Iam Thanksfull for the services that Dr Williams III gave to me. My surgery was suscessfull and now I can go back to My normal Life,after the replacement of the hardware in My left leg. Dr Williams. Thanks to You for that You did To me May God Bless You aboundantly.
What went well
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What could be improved
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Saul Arzu – Jan 16, 2020
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Nice, friendly, let me talk, listens well. Didn't force me to do anything, gave options let me pick
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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David Elliott – Jan 16, 2020
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Dr. Craig is exactly what I was hoping. Unlike most physicians he not only appeared to be listening to - he actually was listening. We were able to reach a solid plan in a short time because of this.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Joan Fleishman – Dec 21, 2019
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He answered all my questions I had, did everything he could and can to make sure everything was perfectly okay and that I was okay with.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 07, 2019
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Dr. Craig has done a great job keeping me active even with bad knees and shoulder, so far w/o surgery, but I would trust him to do the surgery if needed in the future.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
No results
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Lynn in Clemmons, NC – Jun 29, 2019
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It was great, from getting checked in to being seen by doc Craig to the nurse information and attention to my question
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What could be improved
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Jun 06, 2019
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Caring and helpful in guiding through an injury.
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What could be improved
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Sara Spong in Lewisville , NC – Jan 03, 2019
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About Me

Biography

Dr. William Craig, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Winston Salem, NC and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Nc Hosps
Residency Hospital
1993
University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. William Craig, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Craig frequently treats Joint Pain, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain, and Limb Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Craig treats.

Where is Dr. William Craig, MD's office located?

Dr. Craig's office is located at 170 Kimel Park Dr, Winston Salem, NC 27103. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Orthopaedic Specialists of the Carolinas, P.A.

Orthopaedic Specialists of the Carolinas, P.A.170 Kimel Park Dr Winston Salem, NC 27103
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Practice

Orthocarolina PA445 Pineview Dr Ste 220 Kernersville, NC 27284
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3311 Jessie Village Dr Clemmons, NC 27012
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Craig is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center

Winston Salem, NC

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021)