Dr. William M. Wind, MD

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Dr. William M. Wind, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine | Male

UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 4949 Harlem Rd, Amherst, NY 14226 Get Directions

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  • Orthopedic Surgerynull
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      4.9 based on 15 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Wind's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
      • Men's Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
      • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
      • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

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      • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Pain
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteochondritis Dissecans
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rotator Cuff Injuries
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Shoulder Diseases
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Instability
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tendonitis
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • Ankle Surgery
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Surgery
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
      • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Surgery
      • Neuroplasty
      • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Shoulder Surgery
      • Steroid Injection
      • Synovial Biopsy
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1997

      • Internship Hospital
        University At Buffalo, State University Of New York

        Completed in 1998

      • Residency Hospital
        State University Of New York At Buffalo / Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery

        Completed in 2002

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Cleveland Clinic Foundation / Sports Medicine Fellowship

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        State University of New York At Buffalo

        Graduated in 1993

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Wind's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
      • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Why Does Experience Matter?

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      Dr. Wind's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Wind

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      Dr. Wind's Care Philosophy

      I am fortunate to be a part of UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. Being a part of the WNY community & participating in the care of patients through the continuum of prevention, treatment and recovery of their injuries is something I am very passionate about. My sports medicine subspecialty allows me to return my patients to a healthy active lifestyle. I strive to treat each patient with compassion & will work with them on an individual level to provide innovative care for exceptional outcomes.

      UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine's Commitment to Excellence:

      We will improve lives through compassionate care for those with musculoskeletal conditions; innovative research to discover, develop and deliver treatment; and collaborative education of the community and the orthopaedic physicians of tomorrow.

      We will treat everyone with integrity, kindness, respect and confidentiality.

      Every member of our organization shares this commitment.