Board-eligible Orthopedic Surgeon who is Fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine
William Athans, M.D. is a board eligible orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in sports medicine. Dr. Athans earned his bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and Bacteriology from the University of Florida. He received his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
He performed his orthopedic surgery residency at Orlando Health where he was named Orthopedic Chief Resident. While there, he served as a team physician for Lake Howell High School.
He went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Doctors Hospital Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. He served as the team physician for Westminster Christian High School football and Ransom Everglades High School football.
While in Miami, Dr. Athans was also as an assistant team doctor for the Miami Heat.
Dr. Athans also serves as an assistant doctor for post career NFL orthopedic disability physicals.
In 2014, Dr. Athans joined Florida Sports Injury and Orthopedic institute as an orthopedic surgeon. He serves as the team physician for South Sumter High School, Wildwood High School, Leesburg High School, East Ridge High School, and South Lake High School.
Dr. Athans is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Florida Orthopedic Society.