Dr. William A. Healy III, MD

Dr. William A. Healy III, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 81 years old

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Dr. Healy III specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Huntington, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Healy III's Reviews

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Kings Park, NY |
I had a total knee replacement in May, 2016. Dr. Healy always takes his time with me and answers my questions. I like him tremendously. He came to Huntington Hospital every day after the operation. It's been a success but the rehab and PT is quite difficult.I usually wait about 15 minutes to get in to see him. That's better than my GYN. The staff is very sweet and caring. I highly recommend him.
in Greenlawn, NY |
I have had Dr Healy for shoulder surgery, wrist surgery, and most recently, a full hip replacement. I now need a shoulder replacement, which Dr Healy does not do. Since this is a very specialized, complicated surgery I am working with him to define what procedure will be need and get recommendations for an appropriate surgeon. He was excellent with the three surgeries I had done. I found him focused and attentive to my needs and questions. Office visits seem to be quicker in the past six months.
in Suffolk County, NY |
I would not recommend Dr Healy. He is abrupt, does not return calls and totally disengaged. His post op care is terrible- does not consult on additional test results after sending me for sonogram. His on call doctor was not available, yet on call for Dr Healy. I get the sense that the office staff is frustrated with him as well.
Huntington NY |
Although he is a good surgeon be prepared to wait at least an hour for every appointment. Unacceptable
in Middle Island, NY |
was recommend to see him he was straight foward what i needed took several xrays at different angles to make sure we set up the surgeys has it done 4 months ago i fell so much better now i am very thankful for having him do my surgery and he has an incredable staff that works for him thank you all very much
in Huntington, NY |
He was absolutely amazing! I had shoulder surgery done on a Tuesday morning and had 75% mobility Thursday. I was also off of the Percocet given to me by that same Thursday. I have read done of the comments and I do agree that you can be waiting a very long time, but that's a small price to pay to have an exceptional job done. As far as bed side manner highly overrated if the job is done right.
in East Northport, NY |
My 13 year old son broke his ankle. We made an appointment, waited 90 minutes and Dr. Healy spent 3 minutes looking at an X-ray we brought with us. He sent us to another office to get a walking boot. My son couldn't put any weight on his ankle. I wasn't comfortable with Dr. Healy's diagnosis or plan of care. I got a second opinion the new day and my son was hard casted and spent 3 months in a cast. We had a horrible experience with Dr. Healy. We did receive a large bill for his 3 minutes.
Very quick accurate diagnosis Dr. Healy is very nice and it was a short waiting time
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My daughter broke her wrist, he was the only orthopedist in our area that took our insurance. In his effort to make as much money as he can, he over-books his appointments and patients are forced to wait an hour or more with inadequate seating in the waiting room. He is also rude and has absolutely no bedside manner. I am writing this review as I sit in his waiting room for 1 1/2 hours. Normally, if walk out. However, we are here to get my daughters cast off and are forced to wait.
in Huntington, NY |
Rushed visit.
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) 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
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • 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 Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    University Hawaii Integr Surgery

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    SUNY At Stony Brook

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania

    Graduated in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • 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 Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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