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NYU Langone Provider

William Macaulay, MD

NYU Langone Provider
  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstruction
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Phone: 646-501-7300
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During medical school, I watched surgeons help patients who were experiencing painful and life-altering conditions, and I realized how immediate and positive the impact of orthopedic surgery could be. Most patients were feeling better within days of their procedure and reached full recovery within weeks or months. Twenty-six years ago I decided to specialize in orthopedic surgery and have never second-guessed that decision.

As an orthopedic surgeon at NYU Langone, I specialize in primary and revision total hip and knee replacement, as well as partial knee replacement, hip resurfacing surgery, hip fracture repair, and knee arthroscopy.

We first evaluate people’s conditions and consider nonsurgical options. If there’s a less invasive way to effectively treat my patients, I choose that route. But if surgery is the best treatment available at a given point in time, I do not hesitate to recommend it. For people who may have more complex conditions, I use some of the most advanced technology available to find a minimally invasive and innovative solution to their problem.

I am excited to bring my expertise to one of the top ranked orthopedic teams in the country, providing compassionate, minimally invasive care and advancing the field with the use of innovative technology. I am a member of The Hip Society, The Knee Society, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, at whose 2007 meeting I was awarded the Lawrence D. Dorr Surgical Techniques and Technologies Award.


Conditions and Treatments

Conditions
  • hip arthritis
  • hip dysplasia
  • hip pain
  • implant failure
  • knee arthritis
  • meniscus tear
  • osteoarthritis
  • osteoarthritis of the knee
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • torn knee cartilage
Treatments
  • hip arthroplasty
  • hip replacement
  • knee injection
  • knee surgery
  • resurfacing arthroplasty
  • revision of total knee arthroplasty
  • total hip replacement surgery
  • total knee replacement
  • viscosupplementation

Positions
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 2001
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery, Reconstructive Surg, 1999
  • Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery, 1997
  • MD from Columbia University, 1992

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“My award-winning research looks at enhancing patients’ recovery from hip and knee surgeries.”

William Macaulay, MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Interests

Virtual Reality in Orthopedic Surgery Training

Research Summary

For the last 20 years my research has focused on important advances in hip and knee reconstructive surgery: surgical recovery enhancement and outcomes of hip and knee replacement surgery, including partial knee replacement and hip resurfacing.

I am proud to have served as site investigator, principal investigator, and steering committee member of several prominent randomized clinical trials. The most notable of these was the FOCUS trial—the Transfusion Trigger Trial for Functional Outcomes in Cardiovascular Patients Undergoing Surgical Hip Fracture Repair—the results of which were published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  More recently, my research team was the first to demonstrate that virtual reality facilitates training in the performance of total hip replacement surgery.

 

Academic Contact

Academic office

301 East 17th Street

14th Floor, Suite 1402

New York, NY 10003

Phone

646-356-9410

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  • Feasibility and Safety of Geniculate Artery Embolization for Treatment of Mild to Moderate Knee Osteoarthritis

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  • Comparing pain related outcomes in patients who receive TXA alone and in combination with tourniquet in total knee arthroplasty.

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  • Comparative Effectiveness of Pulmonary Embolism Prevention after hiP and kneE Replacement (PEPPER): Balancing Safety and Effectiveness

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