Surgeon Experience: William Kurtz, MD

William Kurtz, MD

“With the Conformis Knee Replacement, I don’t have to guess. It does the math for me and makes sure that my joint line is to the same slope as the pre-existing joint line was.”

Dr. Kurtz is a board certified orthopedic surgeon in Nashville, TN who specializes in the primary and revision joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee joints, and is an expert on achieving proper knee alignment. Dr. Kurtz is the Chief of Orthopedics at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital and a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery, Mid-America Orthopedic Association, and the Vanderbilt Orthopedic Society.

Dr. Kurtz is a graduate of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas with Alpha Omega Alpha honors distinction. He then completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, followed by a subspecialty fellowship in adult reconstructive joint surgery at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. In addition, he holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rice University.

Medical School

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas


Vanderbilt University, Orthopedic Department


Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital

Professional Associations

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons American Associations of Hip and Knee Surgeons Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery Mid-America Orthopedic Association Vanderbilt Orthopedic Society


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