Dr. William Lindsay, MD

Dr. William Lindsay, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(24)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Lindsay, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Alabaster, AL. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

644 2nd St NE Ste 205

Alabaster, AL 35007

Contact Information

(205) 664-4009

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
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more than 97% of peers
Fracture
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more than 97% of peers
Hand Fracture
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more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • 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
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • 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 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
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Usaf Medical Center Wright-Patterson
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Jacksonville Health Education, University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Miami Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lindsay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lindsay's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lindsay to family and friends
2.1
based on 24 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Lindsay's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
Birmingham, AL |
Dr Lindsay performed a total knee replacement on me in 2015. The surgery went well and I easily recovered. He has also done surgery me for carpal tunnel syndrome with equally excellent results. He has treated my shoulders, knees, feet and hips. There are always some patients who can't be satisfied but I was treated with excellent care. He has also treated my grandson, my son-in-law, my wife and a few of my friends.
Enterprise, AL |
I wouldn't even take a stray dog here. Waited over 2 hours to be seen the receptionist was rude, violated several confidentiality issues with various patients. I was treated like a lepper. I can't wait to file a complaint with the medical board. The parademics also stated that they had never seen anyone treated so badly.
in Auburn, AL |
Lindsay performed hand surgery recently on my dad at Baptist South Montgomery to address a severe infection. He then neglected my dad post-op for 4 days until we demanded a follow-up. Unfortunately, there was more infection and a different surgeon was forced to remove one of his tendons a week later. Lindsay's on contract with Baptist and feels at liberty to abuse his status by doing as little as possible to collect a check and flippantly move on to the next case. Avoid this "doctor" if you can.
Millbrook, AL |
If you use this doctor for anything I would watch your bill very closely. The billing department took a payment from me and never put it toward my account. They said "They never received the payment and I still owed it" I sent them proof and the full balance and still haven't received my check for his office. The other issue is you never can get a hold of the office or leave a voice mail for the office staff. The line goes straight to the ER and you can't leave office staff a message
Montevallo, Al |
My son crushed his knuckles in fall and was treated by a wonderful doctor and staff at Shelby Medical ER ,but then they referred us to Dr. Lindsay for a follow up the next day and he was hateful ! He hurt my son repeatedly.He wouldn't acknowledge me when I was speaking to him. He didn't do anything the ER said he needed to do,in fact he destroyed what they had done to help my son's hand .He's a horrible man.His exam rooms were nasty!!!!
in Pelham, AL |
On a Saturday I fell down stairs at our home and broke both large bones in my leg and bones in my ankle with a huge blister from the twist fracture. Dr. Lindsey was on call. From the time I got to the ER at Shelby Hospital through my first of four (4) surgeries, I was treated with excellent care. Dr. Lindsey is a man of few words but getting my leg back together and getting me healed was so apparent in his constant care. His staff was so helpful and kind as well. I am now fully recovered.
Birmingham, AL |
I saw him for foot pain as a referral from the ER at Shelby Hospital. He said nothing was wrong to sent me to a podiatrist, who with in 10 minutes of seeing my xrays informed I had a broken foot. I would not recommend him or see him again.
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Dr. Lindsay accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lindsay has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center South
2105 E South Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36116
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Shelby Baptist Medical Center
1000 1st St N
Alabaster, AL 35007
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