William W. Cross, III, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Fracture
  2. Nonunion
  3. Sacroiliitis
  1. Nonunion surgery
  2. Sacroiliac joint fusions
  3. Trauma care
  • Orthopedic traumatology
  • Complex periarticular injuries
  • Pelvic and acetabular fracture surgery
  • Malunions
  • Nonunions
  • Sacroiliac joint fusions
  • Athletic pubalgia
  1. 2009
    Resident - Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  2. 2005
    Internship - General SurgeryMinnesota Medical Foundation and University of Minnesota Medical School
  3. 2004
    MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  4. 2000
    BA - (Summa Cum Laude) Major: Biology; Minor: ChemistryUniversity of St. Thomas

Certifications

  1. 2012
    Orthopedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Howard Rosen Teaching Award from AO TraumaAO North America Trauma
  2. 2011
    Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  3. 2004
    Richard C. Horns Memorial AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  4. 2003
    Scholarship AwardPark Nicollet
  5. 2002
    Emergency MedicineAdult Health Outreach Project Clinic, University of Minnesota

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - 2022
    Program ChairMid America Orthopedic Association
  2. 2020 - present
    Medical DirectorNassef Tower 8th and 9th floor
  3. 2019 - present
    Active MemberAmerican College of Lifestyle Medicine
  4. 2018 - 2021
    MemberMayo Clinic Health System Southwestern Region Board of Directors, Mayo Clinic Health System
  5. 2016 - present
    Active MemberSacroiliac Medical Experts Group (SIMEG)
  6. 2016 - present
    ReviewerLippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute
  7. 2014 - 2021
    Vice ChairDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  8. 2013 - present
    Active MemberOrthopaedic Trauma Association
  9. 2012 - 2018
    ChairDivision of Community Orthopedic Surgery
  10. 2012 - present
    Active MemberAO Trauma North America
  11. 2012 - 2018
    Committee MemberResearch Subcommittee, Division of Trauma, Critical Care & General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  12. 2012
    Committee MemberNominations Committee, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  13. 2012 - present
    MemberNominations Committee, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  14. 2011 - 2018
    MemberPatient Care Liaison, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  15. 2011 - 2017
    Committee MemberOrthopedic Device Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  16. 2011
    Annual Meeting Program DirectorMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  17. 2011 - present
    Committee MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  18. 2011 - present
    MemberClinical Outcomes Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  19. 2011 - present
    Board MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  20. 2010 - present
    MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  21. 2010 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  22. 2007 - 2009
    Resident LiaisonAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  23. 2007 - present
    Candidate MemberOrthopaedic Trauma Association
  24. 2007 - present
    Active FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  25. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  26. 2000 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association

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