William Wang is an affiliate orthopedic surgeon from South Orange County
Orthopaedics, Inc. In additional to general orthopedics, Dr. Wang is fellowship
foot and ankle surgery. He specializes in treating disorders such as acquired adult flatfoot,
chronic ankle sprains, foot injuries, Achilles tendon disorders, arthritis,
Dr. Wang attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where
he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. He received his medical
degree at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, where he was
awarded a full tuition Dean’s Merit Scholarship. He was also awarded
the Bert and Sally O’Malley Award for Best Medical Student Research.
Dr. Wang completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the School of Medicine
at Hofstra/Northwell (formerly North Shore/LIJ). He finished his training
at UCI Medical Center with a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery.
Dr. Wang has authored several research papers in orthopedic surgery and
written extensively for ClinicalAccess, which is a clinical decision support
tool for healthcare professionals published by McGraw Hill. He was also
responsible for creating the Achilles tendon injury protocol utilized
at Downey Medical Center. He is a board member of Hope Torch, which is
a public benefit trust that aids abandoned, destitute, and orphaned children
around the world by delivering services in the areas of health and education.
Dr. Wang grew up in Southern California and spent most of his childhood
in the city of Yorba Linda. He was a former concertmaster of the Orange
County Youth Symphony Orchestra (OCYSO) and has performed in Carnegie
Hall. As a violinist, he performed the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with
the OCYSO and the Bruch Violin Concerto with the La Mirada Symphony Orchestra.
He is also an accomplished pianist and is a winner of an international
piano recording competition. He currently enjoys spending his free time
with his wife and three children. When not in the operating room, you
can find him playing basketball with his kids or on the golf course.
Areas of Interest
Dr. Wang is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating foot &
ankle conditions and injuries including the following:
- Adult Flatfoot
- Chronic Ankle Sprains
- Foot Injuries
- Achilles Tendon Disorders