Dr. William Murrell

Dr. William Murrell

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine

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Dr. William D. Murrell is a Renowned Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Educator and Researcher with over 20 years of experience specializing in Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee. He is currently an attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Gardner Orthopedics in Florida and the Former President of the American Musculoskeletal Wellness Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Dr. William Murrell also formerly served as the Director of a Sports Medicine Center in Dubai and as CSE and CEO for some prestigious hospitals in the UAE. 

Dr. Murrell is the Principal Investigator in clinical trials investigating adjuvant stem cells in treating articular cartilage defect(s). He has authored several publications and book chapters on Musculoskeletal Medicine and Biological Treatments. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Biologic Orthopaedic Journal, Associate Editor for the Journal Orthopedic Surgery Research and Journal of Clinical Orthopedics and Trauma and numerous other Advisory and Editorial Boards. He frequently participates in international medical conferences, both as an organizer and also as a presenter. 



  • Fellowship Orthopedic Sports Medicine - Plancher Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, NY, NY, USA, 2023
  • American Academy and Board Regenerative Medicine (AABRM), USA, 2017
  • Business Innovations in Global Health Care - Harvard Business School Executive Education, Boston, MA, USA, 2013
  • Fellowship Sports Medicine - The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, (TOSH), Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2003
  • Orthopedic Residency - Tulane University Health Science Center and Institute of Sports Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2002
  • M.D. - Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1997


  • Diplomat of American Board Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Member of American Orthopaedic Society Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Member of American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES)
  • Member of International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • Member of European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • Member of International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
  • Member of FIFA Medical Network
  • Member of US Swim Medical Network


  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, Knee & Ankle Surgery
  • Cartilage Regeneration
  • Regenerative Medicine


  • Principal Investigator for Clinical Trial investigating adjuvant stem cells in treatment of articular cartilage defect(s)
  • Chairman - 9th and 10th Middle East Orthopaedic Conferences as a part of Arab Health
  • Technical Advisory Board,Foundation of Orthopaedic Reconstruction (FOR), Holyoke, MA, USA
  • Member of Appropriate Use Criteria(AUC), Voting Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont,IL, USA
  • International Advisory Board - Bone and Joint Journal (BJJ), London, UK
  • Review Board, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Rosemont, IL, USA
  • Chief Medical Officer, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship, Dubai, UAE
  • Former Member, Sports Medicine Committee-Dubai Sports Council, Dubai, UAE
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