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William Dean Terrell, M.D.


General Orthopaedics


Limb Lengthening and Deformity Repair

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William Terrell, M.D. is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who trained and completed his sports medicine fellowship at The Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia. His primary practice is located in Marietta, Georgia.

Dr. Terrell specializes in orthopaedic trauma and limb lengthening and deformity correction. He has traveled and studied internationally. He trained in Hanover, Germany with Dr. Harald Tscherne in orthopaedic trauma. He also received extensive studies in the Ilizarov Technique and has traveled to Kurgan, Siberia, where the technique was invented. He has also been an instructor on limb lengthening and deformity, both in the United States and abroad.

Dr. Terrell is very active in his community and has served as team physician to many area schools and sporting events. He has served as team physician for the Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Fitness Expo World's Strongest Man Competition multiple times, team physician for the Georgia State Championship Wrestling Tournament, ringside physician in the USA vs. Russia Boxing Tournament, team physician for the Columbus Cottonmouths Hockey Team, and many other local sporting events.

Dr. Terrell lives with his wife in Marietta, Georgia and in his free time enjoys horticulture, water skiing, and weight lifting. He is also a featured speaker at many educational seminars and conventions.

Education & Training

Undergraduate Education
Bachelor of Science in Biology
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia(1985)

Medical School
Doctor of Medicine
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia(1991)

Postgraduate Training 
Internship in General Surgery
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia 

Orthopedic Surgery Residency
Medical College of Georgia

Ilizarov Institute
Kurgan, Siberia

AO Trauma Fellowship
Harald Tscheme, M.D
Hannover, Germany(2000)

Sports Medicine Fellowship
Hughston Orthopedic Clinic
Columbus, Georgia (1997)

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Cobb Medical Society

Georgia Orthopaedic Society