Dr. William C. Eward, MD

Dr. William C. Eward, MD

Orthopedic Oncology Surgery | Male | 42 years old

Learn about this doctor

Care Philosophy

As an orthopedic oncologist I treat cancers of the bone and muscle. My background is very different from most doctors. I started as a veterinarian and became interested in cancer because so many dogs have cancer and I came to medical school to learn how to treat and beat some of these types of cancer. Im still a veterinarian and thats a big part of what we do here. Many cancers of the bone and muscles called sarcomas are rare in people but common in dogs. So continuing to treat dogs with this type of cancer lets us and our group gain a deeper understanding of how these cancers work. With my patients I try to find out what the cancer has taken from them and what their goals are for how to get back in control. For some their goal is to beat the cancer no matter what. For others the goal is to keep walking or to be able to walk again or to be in less pain. Then we try to tailor our approach to the patient. Often people think being a surgical oncologist must be a terrible job. But I find something in each patient to admire because patients dealing with cancer develop a strength the rest of us dont get to have.Read more

Dr. Eward's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Eward's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

64
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

26
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Eward

Dr. Eward accepts 6 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Eward has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards

×

Dr. Eward's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eward to family and friends
5
based on 2 total surveys (1 with a review)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (2)
  • Helpfulness
     (2)
  • Staff
     (2)
  • Scheduling
     (2)
Experience with Dr. Eward
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (2)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (2)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (2)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (2)
Dr. Eward's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (2)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (2)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (2)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (1)
Open Full Survey+
Calgary, AB |
He is worth the wait!! Truly cares about his patients and wants to see them get better. Also, he's a veterinarian too, which is a bonus.
Have you seen Dr. William C. Eward, MD?
Are you Dr. Eward?
Respond to your reviews and manage your personalized profile today!
Post your response

Compare Dr. Eward

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Eward's Care Philosophy

As an orthopedic oncologist I treat cancers of the bone and muscle. My background is very different from most doctors. I started as a veterinarian and became interested in cancer because so many dogs have cancer and I came to medical school to learn how to treat and beat some of these types of cancer. Im still a veterinarian and thats a big part of what we do here. Many cancers of the bone and muscles called sarcomas are rare in people but common in dogs. So continuing to treat dogs with this type of cancer lets us and our group gain a deeper understanding of how these cancers work. With my patients I try to find out what the cancer has taken from them and what their goals are for how to get back in control. For some their goal is to beat the cancer no matter what. For others the goal is to keep walking or to be able to walk again or to be in less pain. Then we try to tailor our approach to the patient. Often people think being a surgical oncologist must be a terrible job. But I find something in each patient to admire because patients dealing with cancer develop a strength the rest of us dont get to have.

Dr. Eward'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 Oncology Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • 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
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Vermont College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 2011

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Toronto

    Completed in 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Eward does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Eward and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Trigger Point Injection

You've got options

We're finding other great Providers for you to consider.