Dr. William A. McNamara, MD
Orthopedist | Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery6000 Executive Blvd Suite 300 Rockville MD, 20852
William A. McNamara, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who diagnoses and treats patients at Physician Associates in Rockville, MD. He joined Physician Associates in 2004 and is currently limiting his practice to orthopedic medicine. Furthermore, he has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including Suburban Hospital, where he served as Chief of Orthopedics in Colorado Springs, CO (1984-1986). Dr. McNamara’s professional journey spans 48 years and has knowledge and expertise in all facets of orthopedic surgery. Prior to his current endeavors, he served in the US Army as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Fort Carson Army Hospital (1972-1974). He then entered private practice in 1974.
Education and Training
Georgetown University School of Medicine 1966
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Past Chief of Orthopedic Surgery Suburban Hospital 1984 - 1986
- Past Chief of Orthopedic Surgery Fort Carson Colorado Springs Colorado 1972 - 1974
- Back Pain
- Frozen Shoulder
- Herniated Disc
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
- American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
- Maryland Medical Society
- Montgomery Medical Society
Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors
- Catholic Charit
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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.
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