Guthrie Welcomes New Chief of Musculoskeletal Services –

Sayre, Pa. – William Ward, MD, has joined Guthrie as the Chief of Musculoskeletal Services.

Dr. Ward is a former President of the North American Musculoskeletal Tumor Society and he has performed over 5000 musculoskeletal tumor-related surgeries and over 2000 joint replacements. Dr. Ward comes to Guthrie from Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, N.C. where Dr. Ward was a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery with Wake Forest University Health Sciences and the Medical Director of Orthopedic Oncology and Adult Reconstruction.

Dr. Ward is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is also Fellowship trained in both sports medicine (Cleveland Clinic) and orthopedic oncology (UCLA). His specialty interests include musculoskeletal oncology, hip & knee reconstruction, and limb preservation surgery.

Dr. Ward attended Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C., where he did his residency in orthopedic surgery.

Guthrie’s Musculoskeletal services include surgical and medical treatment for the full range of conditions related to bones, joints and muscles including the hand, elbow, wrist, shoulder, hip and knee.

Appointments can be made with Dr. Ward by calling 570-887-2841.

Guthrie Health is an integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 260 physicians and 130 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Guthrie Health offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.