Dr. William Wind, MD

Dr. William Wind, MD

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Dr. William Wind, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine doctor who practices in Amherst, NY. He has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Wind is affiliated with Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Erie County Medical Center and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.

UBMD Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine

4949 Harlem Rd

Amherst, NY 14226
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • MagnaCare
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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.

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Dr. Wind's Experience

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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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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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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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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 Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • 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

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Procedures

  • 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 Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University at Buffalo, State University of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • State University of New York at Buffalo / Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation / Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wind has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Mercy Hospital of Buffalo

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Wind is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Wind's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wind to family and friends
4.9
based on 15 total reviews
Dr. Wind's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Wind accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    HealthKeepers Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Lincs
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    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Solutions HMO
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  • EBS-RMSCO
  • Elderplan
    Medicare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
    Excellus BlueCross BlueShield HMO
    Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
  • Independent Health
    Independent Health HMO
    Independent Health PPO
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare HMO
    MagnaCare PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
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    Choice Plus POS
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Hospitals where Dr. Wind has admitting privileges

Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
565 Abbott Rd
Buffalo, NY 14220
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Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider St
Buffalo, NY 14215
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Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
1540 Maple Rd
Williamsville, NY 14221
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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
621 10th St
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
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