On Thursday, November 24, all OrthoVirginia and Ortho On Call locations will be closed.
On Friday, November 25, OrthoVirginia will be closed but our Blacksburg office and most Ortho On Call locations will be open 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. for urgent orthopedic care.

William P. Petersen, M.D., MPH

Specialties

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.

Make an Appointment with Dr. Petersen

for Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Trauma Care

using MyChart

Or call
703-277-2663

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

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center

Organizations & Awards

  • Resident Leader, The American Orthopedic Association C. McCollister Evarts Annual Leadership Meeting
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Member
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction

Treatments

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Knee Reconstruction
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Revision Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Joint Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

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  • 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

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

  • Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center

  • Resident Leader, The American Orthopedic Association C. McCollister Evarts Annual Leadership Meeting
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Member
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Knee Reconstruction
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Revision Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Joint Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement