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Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
ACS Fellow Since 1995

William G. Ward, MD FACS

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Society Memberships

  • Soc of Surg Oncol
  • Southern Ortho Assoc.
  • Amer Acad of Ortho Surg
  • Amer Ortho Assn

Additional Information

Gender

Male

Type of Practice

Clinic

Orthopaedic Surgery

7210 Village Medical Cir Ste 110

Novant Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Clemmons, NC 27012-8041

United States

Contact Information

Biography

Dr Ward is the founding surgeon and still practices with Novant Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, WS.. He previously was Chairman of Orthopaedics and Service Line Chief for the Guthrie Healthcare System, including Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre PA and affiliated hospitals. He was a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC, where he practiced for over 22 years. To date he has performed over 12,000 orthopedic surgeries, including over 6000 orthopaedic tumor related operations and over 3000 joint replacement surgeries. His primary practice interests are musculoskeletal tumors of bone and soft tissue of all types, and joint replacement surgeries of the hip and knee, with a special interest in robotically assisted unicompartmental (partial) and total knee replacements. Appointments can be scheduled via 336-893-2417. He has performed patient-related, applied research for the entirety of his professional career, having published approximately 100 scientific articles in the medical literature and has presented his research locally, nationally and internationally. He is a Past President of the North American Musculoskeletal Tumor Society and served on the Medical Board of Trustees of the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation for approximately 20 years. He has collaborated with industry on the design of bone replacing prostheses, including tumor prosthesis systems and total knee replacements. Dr Ward has also been actively involved in his community and has been recognized for his leadership skills, having previously been elected Chairman of the Board of Southern Community Bank and having served on the board of a commercial bank, Capital Bank, NA and its parent organization, Capital Bank Financial Corporation. He also earned a Master's degree in Health Care Administration in 2014. He currently sees patients in the office two days a week and operates three days a week, treating each and every patient as a unique individual.

Subspecialties and Areas of Clinical Concentration

Foot, Ankle, Disorders/Procedures

  • cruciate ligament tear
  • foot and ankle fracture
  • meniscal tear

General Orthopaedics

Knee Leg Disorders/Procedures

  • knee pain
  • knee surgery
  • leg fractures
  • meniscal tear

Bone, Muscle Cancer/Tumors

  • bone and soft tissue tumors
  • bone metastases
  • bone tumors
  • chondrosarcoma
  • chordoma
  • enchomdroma
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • fibrous dysplasia
  • giant cell tumor of the bone
  • multiple myeloma
  • neuroblastoma
  • osteochondroma
  • osteosarcoma
  • pelvic tumors
  • unicameral bone cyst

Arthritis

  • arthritis
  • osteoarthritis
  • rheumatoid arthritis

Diagnostic Imaging/proced

  • arthroscopy
  • bone marrow aspiration/biopsy
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • MRI
  • musculoskeletal imaging

Orthopedics Hand

Minimally Invasive Procedures

  • arthroscopy

Orthopedics other

Pediatric Orthopaedics

  • fractures

Shoulder & Arm Disease/Injury

  • arm fracture

Sports Medicine

  • ACL injury
  • hip pain
  • ligament injuries

Joint Replacement - Hip and Knee

  • hip replacement
  • hip revision
  • knee replacement
  • knee revision
  • minimally invasive hip replacement

Orthopedic Trauma

  • amputation
  • extremity reconstruction
  • foot and ankle reconstruction
  • limb restoration
  • reconstructive surgery
  • shoulder reconstruction

Hospital Appointments

NC Bapt Hosp

Winston Salem, NC

Retired Staff

09/1991—12/2012

Robert Packer Hospital

Sayre, PA

Retired Staff

02/2013—08/2014

Troy Community Hospital

Troy, PA

Retired Staff

02/2013—08/2014

Corning Hospital

Corning, NY

Retired Staff

02/2013—08/2014

Forsyth Medical Center

Winston Salem, NC

Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon

08/2014—Present

Novant Health Medical Park Hospital

Winston Salem, NC

Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon

08/2014—Present

Forsyth Medical Center

Winston Salem, NC

Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon

08/2014—Present

Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center

Clemmons, NC

Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon

08/2014—Present

Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center

Kernersville, NC

Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon

08/2014—Present

Academic Appointments

Bowman Gray

Associate Professor

Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Winston-Salem, NC

Professor

07/2000—12/2012