William A. McNamara, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon with Physician Associates

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. William A. McNamara, who serves patients in Rockville, Maryland.

Dr. McNamara is an orthopedic surgeon who has over 40 years of experience in his field. In 2004, he joined Physician Associates, where he limits his practice to orthopedic medicine. Physician Associates was founded in 1972 by Elliot R Goldstein, MD. Today, the practice has grown to include more than 20 physicians and multiple offices. The physicians are diverse in their specialties to accommodate patients’ diverse needs.

Dr. McNamara is also affiliated with Suburban Hospital. Dr. McNamara is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS maintains the highest standards for education, practice, and conduct through examination, certification, and maintenance of certification for the benefit of the public. Its mission is to ensure safe, ethical, and effective practice of orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. McNamara received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1962. Thereafter, he went on to attend medical school at Georgetown University, where he graduated with his medical degree in 1966. Dr. McNamara had several years of residency in general surgery and orthopedic surgery residency was completed at George Washington University Hospital – Washington Hospital Center.

Dr. McNamara served as Major in the United States Army from 1972 to 1974 where he was chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Fort Carson Army Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado after which he entered the private practice of orthopedic surgery. He served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Suburban Hospital from 1984 to 1986.  

Dr. McNamara holds professional memberships with the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Maryland Medical Society, and the Montgomery County Medical Society.

Dr. McNamara has received several awards throughout his line of work, including Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2017), Patients’ Choice Award (2017), and On-Time Doctor Award (2017).

Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics, also spelled orthopaedics, is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons, like Dr. McNamara, use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

Learn More about Dr. William A. McNamara:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/337386-William-McNamara-Orthopedist or through Physician Associates, http://www.physicianassociatesmd.com/physicians.php

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