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William D. Schell, MD
Attending, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
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Affiliated with:
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West
Medical SpecialtyOrthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Clinical Interests
ACL Reconstruction
Ankle Injuries
Arthroscopic Surgery
Knee Arthroscopy
Meniscus Tear
Rotator Cuff
Shoulder Surgery
Sprains and Strains
Sports/Exercise Injuries
Orthopaedic Trauma
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Medical SchoolUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 2000
Residency TrainingOrthopedic Surgery, St. Luke's‑Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, 2000‑2005 Pediatric Orthopedics, Alfred I. duPont Children's Hospital, Wilmington, DE, 2003 Orthopedic Oncology, Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital, New York, NY, 2002
FellowshipOrthopedic Sports Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, 2005‑2006
From the doctorDr. Schell is a Fellowship trained Orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery as well as general orthopaedic injuries and trauma.

Dr. Schell graduated from Stanford University and received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He subsequently undertook an internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt in New York City, which included orthopaedic training at Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital in New York and Alfred I. DuPont Children's Hospital in Delaware. Dr. Schell completed additional training with a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where he served as an associate physician for the New York Jets, New York Islanders, Hofstra University, and the US Tennis Open. Additionally, Dr. Schell has served as team physician of the New York Titans Professional Indoor Lacrosse.

Dr. Schell is Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is an Attending at Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and Lenox Hill Hospital. He holds memberships in the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the New York Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Schell holds medical licenses in New York and New Jersey. He has presented research at numerous national and state meetings and continues to be actively involved in orthopaedic research.

Areas of surgical expertise include:

Arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle

Meniscal tears

ACL and ligamentous injuries of the knee

Cartilage injuries of the knee

Patellofemoral disorders

Rotator cuff tears

Bursitis / impingement of the shoulder

Shoulder instability / labral-SLAP tears

Acromioclavicular and clavicle injuries

Ligament and tendon injuries of the elbow

Cartilage injuries of the elbow

Ankle instability

Cartilage injuries of the ankle

Upper and lower extremity fractures
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