William P. Petersen, M.D., MPH


Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. William Petersen is a fellowship trained hip and knee replacement surgeon. He specializes in primary computer-assisted total and partial knee replacements, anterior hip replacement, and revision of problematic previous hip and knee replacements. His goal in joint replacement surgery is for rapid recovery, a modern approach to pain control and to get his patients back home and to their normal routine. When he’s not seeing patients or operating, Dr. Petersen enjoys spending time with his family and two young children in his hometown where he grew up. Dr. Petersen would enjoy the opportunity to help you with your hip and knee joint problems or problematic replacements.

William Petersen
William Petersen

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Education & Training

  • New York University Langone Orthopaedic Hospital Insall-Scott-Kelly Institute for Orthopedics, Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction Fellowship
  • Mount Sinai Hospital Residency
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical Degree
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor’s Degree


  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

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