Dr. William Ledbetter, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance - TOA 1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 200 Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Get Directions
Dr. William Ledbetter, MD
Dr. William Ledbetter, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Murfreesboro, TN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Ledbetter is affiliated with Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

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Dr. Ledbetter's Performance
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (26)
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Dr. Ledbetter was the worst Dr I have ever met. The ER referred me to his office because I was in there 2 nights (over the weekend) with major pain in my back and my known bone disorder. He talked to me like I was a dog the whole time. Didn't touch or even look at my spine. He kept asking me why I even came, like I was wasting his time. I explained it wasn't my choice the ER referred me to him. He acted unconcerned the whole time and kept cutting me off everytime I would try to explain to him.
in milton tn |
Very nice pleasant listens to you
Kingston Springs, TN |
Explained everything so it was clearly understood. Very professional and thorough.
in mcminnville tn |
Did a good job
in Estill Springs TN |
Good experience
in Mboro tn |
Went well
in maryville,tn |
Very good patient skills Very explanatory
Murfreesboro, TN |
I have always been nervous with doctors, but Dr. Ledbetter made this appointment a breeze.
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Very nice man and he is very intelligent. He is very compassionate and you can tell he really cares. He something doesn't work he will find something that does. I think he is the best doctor at Toa
in murfreeeboro tn |
Very concern Dr and spoke well on the subject
in smyrna, tn |
He explained things to my satisfaction and gave me options.
murfreesboro |
I have used him for 8 years and have recommended him to several friends
in winchester |
Very nice and explains everything
in Smyrna |
Honest upfront easy to understand
Murfreesboro |
Answered all my questions and was very friendly.
in Beechgrove |
Very of problem, and explaining options
in murfreesboro |
I try to never make recommendations
in Murfreesboro |
He was polite and knew how to explain what he believed was wrong.
in murfreesboro |
2nd visit was more informative and I feel more comfort this time
in wartrace tn |
Murfreesboro, TN |
I was referred to Dr. Ledbetter for a consult for surgery due to a tear in my shoulder. One of the first things the doctor told me was that he no longer did surgery, which was a disappointment because I had scheduled the appointment as a consult before scheduling surgery to repair the tear. I took a half day off of work, only to be told that I would have to make another appointment with a different doctor. The next appointment is not for three weeks, which also delays my surgery. Terrible!
in Murfreesboro, TN |
Dr Ledbetter was very professional and informative. I have no problem in referring someone to him.
Murfreesboro, TN |
Dr. Ledbetter and his staff are very courteous, friendly and professional. It was a pleasure being their patient. I wasn't rushed by staff or Dr. Ledbetter and my appointment was on time! They all made sure I was comfortable at all times due to my lower back pain. I would recommend Dr. William Ledbetter to family and friends.
Murfreesboro, TN |
After a year of having had a degenerated disk gone bad, I want to see if there was anything I could do to ease sore back in the morning. X-rays taken and there was no change. We discussed my options and decided to try therapy to ease sore back in mornings.
Murfreesboro, TN |
Went in with back pain I had for three months. After x-rays and speaking with me, he recommended we start off with the basics first and see what happens. The basics worked (steroid pack, Aleve, ice, heat, and range-of-motion exercises). Went back after two weeks feeling much better. No nonsense and gets to the point.
Nashville, TN |
Terrible !!!!! This "Dr" is always in a hurry , wait time is ridiculous. Extremely disappointed .
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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
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger


  • Medical School
    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Atlanta Med Center
    St Michaels Hospital
    University Hospital S Tx Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate