Dr. William E Garrett MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. William Garrett is an orthopedic surgeon in Durham, North Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 131 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 34 at Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #12 in Orthopedics

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1976 - 1978

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1978 - 1982

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Using ground reaction force to predict knee kinetic asymmetry following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Dai, B.,Butler, R. J.,Garrett, W. E.,Queen, R. M.

In vivo measurement of ACL length and relative strain during walking.
Taylor, K. A.,Cutcliffe, H. C.,Queen, R. M.,Utturkar, G. M.,Spritzer, C. E.,Garrett, W. E.,Defrate, L. E.

The effects of a valgus collapse knee position on in vivo ACL elongation.
Utturkar, G. M.,Irribarra, L. A.,Taylor, K. A.,Spritzer, C. E.,Taylor, D. C.,Garrett, W. E.,Defrate, L. E.

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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 Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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