Prickett on Becker’s List of 65 Outstanding Shoulder Surgeons and Specialists

Chicago – Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review is pleased to announce the inclusion of Dr. William Prickett on its list: “65 Outstanding Shoulder Surgeons and Specialists”. The physicians on this list were selected based on their expertise in shoulder surgery, leadership positions, excellent research and reputation among other shoulder specialists. The editorial team publicly solicited recommendations for this list and chose additional physicians through extensive internal research. Physicians do not pay and cannot pay for inclusion on this list.

William D. Prickett, MD (Tucson Orthopaedic Institute)

Dr. Prickett has clinical and research interests in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. He has authored several articles on topics such as shoulder instability in athletes. Dr. Prickett earned his medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. His additional training includes a sports medicine and shoulder service fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He has also spent time working with the New York Giants. During his career, he has given several presentations at professional meetings of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.

The Becker’s editorial team devised the list after extensive research and public solicitation for outstanding candidates. The list was also vetted through shoulder specialists from around the country before finalization. Members of the list are often leaders of their groups, winners of prestigious research awards and team physicians for professional athletes. Each member of the list underwent rigorous review before inclusion as an outstanding specialist in the field of shoulder surgery.

We congratulate each physician selected for inclusion on this list. If you would like to learn more about this list or future lists slated for publication in Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review, please contact assistant editor Laura Miller at

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