Dr. William Schell, MD, is a highly ranked board-certified orthopedic surgeon in New York, specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, and general orthopedic injuries and trauma. He has been named a Castle Connolly physician. He treats sports medicine and other orthopedic injuries, including ankle, foot, hip, wrist, elbow, and shoulder problems that hinder patients’ quality of life. Dr. Schell believes in providing quality care, listening to patients and presenting state-of-the-art treatments. Every patient encounter is one-on-one with Dr. Schell with the goal of helping patients achieve the high-quality musculoskeletal health they deserve.
Dr. Schell graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Human Biology and received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed an internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at New York City’s St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, and a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine and arthroscopy at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
He’s served as an associate physician for the New York Islanders, New York Jets, the United States Tennis Open, and Hofstra University. Dr. Schell also held the position of team physician for the New York Titans professional indoor Lacrosse team. Dr. Schell is a former world-class swimmer, having been a member of the US National Team, multiple American record holder, and NCAA champion.
Dr. Schell is board-certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He’s an attending physician at Northwell Health- Lenox Hill Hospital, and holds medical licenses in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and California.
He’s presented research at national and state meetings and is actively involved in ongoing orthopedic research.