Dr. William J. Long, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

210 E 64th St, New York, NY 10065 Get Directions
(646) 293-7515

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William J. Long, MD, FRCSC is a board certified specialist in hip and knee reconstruction. Following residency he completed two...Read more

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4.7
based on 38 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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A really caring professional with a excellent team of assistants.
in Kew Gardens, NY |
Dr. Long performed my total knee replacement earlier this year. I was walking in rehab 2 days later. I am going to have another (my 9th) surgery in early 2016; arthroscopic Medial Patellofemoral Ligament surgery. I am quite happy with Dr. Long - and that I don't have to get another knee replacement in 10 years on my other knee. He is the best! He listens to my concerns and questions and gives me answers that are viable and real. I wouldn't see any other Doctor than Dr. Long.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • 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
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Western Ontario

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Queen's Universtiy

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Queen's University

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Clinic Lower Extremity Reconstruction

    Completed in 2006

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Long has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Long has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) delivers continuing medical education to orthopedic surgeons focused on the latest operative techniques, procedures, advanced devices, and improvements in patient care. Physicians affiliated with ICJR are committed to offering patients the best treatment options available today

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Long says...

William J. Long, MD, FRCSC is a board certified specialist in hip and knee reconstruction. Following residency he completed two fellowships: the first in primary and revision joint replacement of the hip and knee at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; the second in knee surgery and sports medicine at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York, where he is now a Director and Chief of Research. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at NYU and is a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty.

His sub-specialty interests include less invasive hip and knee joint replacement, unicompartmental knee replacement, and sports medicine with rapid rehabilitation. He lectures, and publishes extensively on hip and knee topics at both the national and international level, having given over 30 talks in the last 2 years alone. He has authored more than 35 chapters, articles, and peer reviewed publications. He is the editor of a textbook on complex revision joint replacement

Dr. Long was voted among the top 22 knee surgeons in North America by Orthopedics This Week.