William E. Carlson, MD, FAAOS

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

William E. Carlson, MD, FAAOS, is a co-founder and managing partner of South Florida Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine since 1995.

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William E. Carlson, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Carlson’s Online Reviews

“I have had two total knee replacements, left and right. Dr. Carlson did both surgeries. He is very professional, knowledgeable and the best Orthopedic Surgeon.”

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About Dr. Carlson

A graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, he has consistently been recognized as one of the top physicians in his field and has served in different capacities with Florida State University College of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic / Martin Health.

Dr. Carlson currently serves as a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Florida Medical Association and the Martin County Medical Society.

Medical Training

  • Internship: Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center – Detroit, Michigan, 1982
  • Residency: Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center – Detroit, Michigan, 1986


  • Undergraduate: University of Illinois – Champaign, Illinois, 1977
  • Medical Degree: Saint Louis University School of Medicine – Saint Louis, Missouri, 1981

Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Martin County Medical Society
  • Saint Louis University Alumni Association
  • Dubourg Society SLU
  • White Coat Society SLU
  • University of Illinois Alumni
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