Dr. William Sims, MD

Dr. William Sims, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 82
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Dr. William Sims, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Decatur, AL and has been practicing for 55 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1961 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1103 16th Ave SE

Decatur, AL 35601

Contact Information

(256) 350-0362

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sims performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
high
more than 85% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
normal
more than 82% of peers
Spine Fracture Treatment
normal
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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7  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • John Gaston Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Campbell Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sims has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sims' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sims to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Sims' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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