William C. Cottrell, M.D.

He completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL and earned his Medical Degree at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL. He did his internship in General Surgery at the Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, FL. William C. Cottrell, M.D. had his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile, AL and his fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL.

William C. Cottrell, M.D. specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic knee & shoulder surgery, rotator cuff injuries, cartilage injuries and repair, ACL and ligament injuries and repair, and minimally invasive surgery.

Certifications and Memberships

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


William C. Cottrell, M.D.

GROUP Orthopaedic Associates of West Florida