William J. Weller, M.D.

Specialties

Elbow
Hand and Wrist Surgery

Locations

Southaven
Wolf River

Joined Staff

August 2 2018

Education

Illinois College, B.S. Combined Biology and Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude (2008)

Med School: Rush University Medical College (2012)

Residency: Campbell Clinic - University of Tennessee Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (2017)

Other Information

Fellowship: The Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, IN (2018)

 

Academic Positions:

Clinical Instructor in Hand Surgery- Campbell Clinic – University of Tennessee Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (2018- Current)

 

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Weller is an orthopedic surgeon specialized in disorders and injuries of the hand, wrist, and elbow. This includes surgery for athletic/sports injures, fractures, chronic compressive neuropathies, nerve lacerations, arthritis, tendon lacerations, tendinopathies as well as reconstructive procedures. He has additional certification in microvascular surgery of the hand and wrist.

 

Common Procedures Performed:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cubital Tunnel Release
  • Trigger Finger Releases
  • Ganglion cyst excision
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Scapholunate ligament repairs/reconstructions
  • Arthroscopy of the wrist
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture surgery
  • Basilar thumb arthritis arthroplasty
  • Thumb ulnar collateral ligament repair/reconstruction
  • Reconstructive hand/wrist/elbow surgery
  • Repair of fractures/broken bones of the elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand
  • Biceps tendon repairs
  • Triceps tendon repairs
  • Tendon laceration repairs
  • Digital nerve repairs
  • Major peripheral nerve laceration repair or reconstruction
  • Tendon Reconstructions/Tendon Transfers
  • Hand arterial repairs/revascularizations
  • Local flap coverage of the wrist and hand

Professional Societies:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders
  • Tennessee Orthopaedic Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society

Consultant Reviewer

  • The Journal of Hand Surgery
  • Current Orthopaedic Practice

 

 

Dr. William Weller discusses hand surgery with his patient after he was bitten by his dog and what it takes to restore normal hand function.

 

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901-759-3111