James R. McWilliam, MD

McWilliam%20special%20ortho.jpgJames R. McWilliam, M.D., is one of the only orthopaedic surgeons in the Tri-State Area who specializes in foot and ankle surgery. After receiving his medical degree from Georgetown University, Dr. McWilliam completed a five-year residency in orthopaedic surgery followed by a one-year fellowship in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery at the renowned American Sports Medicine Institute  in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. McWilliam’s  practice interests include treatment of forefoot disorders including bunions and hammertoes, ankle instability and sports related injuries, arthritis, and posterior tibial tendon and adult flatfoot disorders. As one of the few surgeons in the region offering total ankle replacement, Dr. McWilliam is actively involved in the design and development of improved ankle replacement prostheses.

As Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at New York Medical College, Dr. McWilliam is actively involved in education of medical students and residents.  In addition, he is actively involved in medical research.  Current clinical research projects address improvement in fixation of ankle fractures, minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair, conservative and surgical management of heel pain, and arthroscopic treatment of cartilage disorders of the ankle. Numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations have addressed topics in arthroscopy, arthrodesis, Achilles tendon injury, and bunion repair.



Dr. McWilliam’s extensive sports medicine experience includes consultancies with USA Track and Field, USA Triathlon, US Air Force Rugby, and the the PGA and LPGA tours. He was team physician for the New Rochelle High School Football Team, 2003 New York State Champions. nymc.gifasmi.jpg




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