About Ashford Orthopedic Specialists


Ashford Orthopedic Specialists is an orthopedic surgery and sports medicine practice serving active patients in Athens, Georgia, and the surrounding areas. Orthopedic surgeon William Ashford, MD, offers experienced and cutting-edge treatment for musculoskeletal injuries and conditions that commonly affect physically active people.

Upon arrival at Ashford Orthopedic Specialists, patients see Dr. Ashford right away without going through an assistant or nurse practitioner first. He listens to patients intently and respects their personal preferences and requests. He creates tailored treatment strategies appropriate for each individual.

Dr. Ashford treats injuries associated with sports and physical activity, including knee injuries such as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, posterior cruciate ligament tears, and meniscus injuries. He also treats shoulder injuries like rotator cuff tears, dislocations, and more. Additionally, Dr. Ashford specializes in conditions of the elbow and hand, such as tennis elbow, golfers elbow, carpal tunnel and trigger fingers.

Ashford Orthopedic Specialists provides cutting-edge treatments to help you make a full recovery. Dr. Ashford frequently performs procedures including viscosupplementation and joint injections. He is also an expert in minimally invasive surgeries such as knee arthroscopy and shoulder arthroscopy. In cases of more severe diseases, he may recommend more traditional open surgical approaches. An example of this is a total shoulder arthroplasty (shoulder replacement).

For individualized care for all of your musculoskeletal needs, call Ashford Orthopedic Specialists to book an appointment or schedule your visit online today.



Words from our patients

  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Ashford was wonderful to work with! I was so impressed with his knowledge, patience, and the care that he gave me."

    Rachel W.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Ashford was knowledgeable, caring, and efficient! He really listened to my symptoms and put me on track to feel better fast!"

    Stephanie H.
  • Google

    "Dr. Ashford is exceptional at patient care and medical knowledge! He is compassionate and takes his time with patients! Highly recommend him to anyone!!"

    Gina O.
  • Google

    "I really trust Dr. Ashford and would recommend him to anyone looking for an orthopedic specialist."

    Alicia H.
  • Google

    "Dr. Ashford is so compassionate! He truly listens to the complaint at hand, but is also concerned about overall well-being."

    McKenzie M.
Ashford Orthopedic Specialists
1061 Dowdy Rd, Suite 202
Epps Bridge

Athens, GA 30606
Phone: 706-389-8941
Fax: 706-389-8942
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