Dr. William Postma, MD

Dr. William Postma, MD

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Age 38
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Dr. William Postma, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 2006 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

3800 Reservoir Rd NW

Washington, DC 20007

Contact Information

(202) 444-8766

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Dr. Postma's Experience

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Dr. Postma's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Postma's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Postma "Dr. William Postma is an empathetic and dedicated orthopedic surgeon serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Dr. Postma is an alumnus of the Medical University of South Carolina where he earned his medical degree. He completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Postma continued his training by completing a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Postma serves as the Chief of Sports Medicine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery. His areas of specialty include arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee, and hip with an emphasis on ACL and knee ligamentous reconstruction, rotator cuff injuries and shoulder instability, and hip arthroscopy and labral repair procedures. Dr. Postma serves as the Team Physician for Georgetown University Athletic Department and as such treats a variety of athletes from high school to the professional level. He additionally is heavily integrated with the Medstar Georgetown Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program serving as the Co-Director or Education. Finally, he is also involved in the Georgetown University School of Medicine where he serves as the Clerkship Director of Surgical Subspecialties and the Clerkship Director of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Postma is fluent in English and Spanish. He conducts his appointments with the personalized care and attention that he would expect for his own family."
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4  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bunion
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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30  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • Washington and Lee University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Postma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Postma's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Postma to family and friends
21 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Postma's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient feedback is appreciated. For direct assistance please call Dr. Postma's assistant at 202-444-0830.

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Patient Comments (3)

I was in a car accident and needed hip surgery at 18 years old. Dr. Postmas was one of the only doctors in the area that would perform this surgery. He is super friendly and explains things so that they are easy to understand. He did so well and I liked him so much my mom and sister later went to...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Postma. He gives his full attention, and explains everything in detail. He's passionate about exploring nonsurgical options before recommending surgery. I can't say enough about his superb bedside manner. He's a awesome doctor and surgeon.
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He is very personable but his staff is unfriendly and he does not return phone calls on a timely basis.
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