Dr. William Francis Bennett MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. William Bennett is an orthopedic surgeon in Sarasota, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Doctors Hospital of Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Bennett accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 42 doctors at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota and one of 25 at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

Clinical Interests: Regenerative Medicine, Bone Marrow Cells, Blood Platelets, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures, Osteoarthritis, Knee Injuries, Shoulder Pain, Hip Injuries

Hospital Affiliation

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

Sarasota Memorial Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of South Florida
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1989–1990

Baylor University Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1988–1989

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1990–1993

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

FL State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Who's Who
2006

America's Top Surgeons, Consumer Council
2006

Scholarship Award/Highest OITE Score Anatomy Proctor
1991

Publications & Presentations

Correlation of the SLAP and the Pulley
2007 1 1

Subscapularis Tears: Arthroscopic Management Technique and Results and Arthroscopic Anatomy and Reconstruction of the Biceps Pulley
2006 8 1

How Arthroscopy Helps One Stay Active While Aging
2006 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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