William Wind, MD

William Wind, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Amherst, NY

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics, SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical


Office Address

  • 4949 Harlem Road
    Amherst, NY 14226
    Phone: (716) 204-3200
    Fax: (716) 829-2138

William Wind, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Amherst, NY

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics, SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical

Summary

  • I am a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of knee and shoulder conditions. I am a native of Buffalo, NY and joined the UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in 2003 after completing an orthopaedic residency at the University at Buffalo and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Academically, I have published numerous articles on orthopaedic surgery and have lectured and presented on the topics of knee and shoulder injuries and surgical techniques. I currently serve as the Director of the Western New York Cartilage Restoration Center, Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics at the University at Buffalo and the Chief of Orthopaedics at the Millard Fillmore Surgery Center. My commitment to athletics and sports medicine is evident in my involvement with sports teams; serving since 2003 as the Head Team Physician for the UB Bulls Men’s Basketball team and Assistant Team Physician for the UB Bulls Men’s Football team. I strives to treat each patient will compassion and will work with my patients on an individual basis to provide innovative care for exceptional outcomes. I take pride in being able to make a difference in the lives of my patients.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

Education & Medical Training

  • Cleveland Clinic FoundationCleveland Clinic Foundation
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical SciencesSUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • University At BuffaloUniversity At Buffalo

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License2000 - 2017
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery, 2005

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • First EFOST Traveling FellowEuropean Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedic Sports Traumatology, 2008
  • Theodore Papademetriou Memorial Award2002

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Current Concepts: Evaluation and Treatment of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries-Revisited  Wind W, Bergfeld J, Parker R, American Journal of Sports Medicine, 1/1/2004
  • Sports for Children with Disabilities  Wind WM, Schwend RM, Larson J, Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1/1/2004
  • Reliability of Common Knee Injection Sites With Low Volume Injections  Wind WM, Smolinski RJ, Journal of Arthroplasty, 1/1/2004

Abstracts/Posters

  • Complications Following Distal Biceps Repair; Comparison of the Single versus Double Incision Technique. Bisson L, Wind W, Fineberg M, et al, Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 7/11/2012
  • PCL Injury in the Athlete: Evaluation and Management. William Michael Wind Jr., MD, 5th Annual EFOST Meeting, Antalya, Turkey, 11/28/2008
  • Mid-term Clinical Outcome of the Tibial Inlay PCL Reconstruction. Wind W, Bergfeld J, Parker R, Schils J, Recht M, Schauer M, Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Quebec City, Canada, 6/24/2004

Lectures

  • "Elbow Injuries. Arthroscopy, Distal Biceps and Triceps." State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2005-2013 - 1/1/2014
  • "Medial Collateral Ligament and Posterolateral Corner Injuries." State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2005-2013 - 1/1/2014
  • Family Medicine Grand Rounds: "New Treatments of Osteoarthritis." Buffalo, NY - 11/1/2011

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna DPPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Excellus BCBS HMOBlue
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Network Health Plan HMO
  • Network Health Plan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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