William C. Cottrell, M.D.
William C. Cottrell, M.D.

Specializing In:

Orthopaedic sports specialist , arthroscopic knee & shoulder surgery, rotator cuff injuries, cartilage injuries and repair, ACL and ligament injuries and repair, minimally invasive surgery, shoulder and knee replacement, shoulder and knee trauma


  • Bachelor of Science- University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Medical Degree- University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Medical Training:

  • Internship– General Surgery, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, FL
  • Residency– Orthopaedic Surgery, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL
  • Fellowship– Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL

Certifications, Past and Current Memberships:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • AO/ASIF Basic Course
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Alabama Orthopaedic Society
  • American Medical Association


  • Ironman Triathlete, 7-time Boston Marathon Finisher
  • William C. Cottrell, M.D. , Orthopaedic Sports SpecialistEvent Physician for AVP Tampa Open
  • William C. Cottrell, M.D., Orthopaedic Sports SpecialistMedical Consultant, Suncoast Tennis Foundation
  • Team Physician, Pinellas Park High School
  • Former Orthopaedic sports specialist , NFL Europe League

Office Information:

Physician Assistant: Brooke Johnson, PA-C – (727) 298-5273

Administrative/Clinical Assistant: Martiza Torres – (727) 591-3058

Medical Assistant: Barb Salo -  (727)  298-5210



Rotator Cuff Operation

Rotator Cuff Operation

ACL Repair

ACL Repair


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