Specializes in hip and knee joint replacement surgery
Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. William J. Petersilge is a board certified orthopedic surgeon Who has over twenty years of experience specializing in adult hip and knee joint reconstruction.
He is a graduate of Ohio State Medical School and Case Western University Orthopedic Residency. Additional fellowship training in Joint Replacement was completed at Scripps Clinic.
He has been named one of Cleveland’s “Top Docs” for over 5 years ina row.
Dr. Petersilge has performed over 6,000 joint replacement surgeries in his career. He is the division chief of Orthpedic Surgery at University
Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center. To provide the best care and recovery during your stay at University Hospitals, Dr. Petersilge promotes a comprehensive approach, including an experienced team of anesthesiologists
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Adult Reconstructive Surgery (Total Joint Replacement)
Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation
La Jolla, California
1992 – 1993
Orthopedic Surgical Residency
Case Western-Reserve University
1988 – 1992
Case Western-Reserve University
1987 – 1988
Ohio State University
1983 – 1987
B.A. in Chemistry, Cum Laude
1979 – 1983
Awards and Scholarships
Alpha Omega Alpha
Ohio State University College of Medicine junior year 1986
Phi Beta Kappa
Miami University 1982 junior year
Phi Sigma Award
Miami University 1983 for biological research
Miami University 1981 & 1982 top chemistry student
Miami University 1982
Robert Stalzer Memorial Scholarship
Miami University 1981 excellence in chemistry
Carter-Makley Teaching Award
University Hospital 2000 & 2009
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Petersilge WJ, Oishi CS, Kaufman KR, Irby SE, Colwell CW. The effect of trochlear design on patellofemoral shear and compressive forces in total knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 1994 Dec;309: 124-130.
Petersilge WJ, D’Lima DD, Walker RH, Colwell CW. Prospective study of 100 consecutive Harris-Galante porous total hip arthroplasties. 4 – 8 year follow-up study. J Arthroplasty 1997 Feb:12(2):185-193.
Petersilge CA, Haque MA, Petersilge WJ, Lewin JS, Lieberman JM, Buly R. Acetabular labral tears: evaluation with MR arthrography. Radiology 1996 Jul;200(1):231-235.
D’Lima DD, Oishi CS, Petersilge WJ, Colwell CW, Walker RH. 100 cemented versus 100 noncemented stems with comparison of 25 matched pairs. Clin Orthop 1998 Mar; 348:140-8.
Unnanuntana A, Murphy JE, Petersilge WJ. J Med Case Reports. Management of chroniclateral instability due to lateral collateral ligament deficiency after total knee arthroplasty: a case report.2010 May 21;4:144
Wera GD, Gillespie RJ, Petty C, Petersilge WJ, Kraay MJ, Goldberg VM. Revision of hip resurfacing arthroplasty. AM J Ortho (Bell Mead, NJ) 2010 Aug;39(8):E78-83 PMID:20882208
Bauer J, Lui RW, Kean TJ, Dennis JE, Petersilge WJ, Gilmore A. A Comparison of fivetreatment protocols for contaminated bone grafts in reference to sterility and cellviability. Bone Joint Surgery AM. 2011 Mar 2;93(5):439-44 PMID:21368075
The effect of trochlear design on patello-femoral shear and compressive forces following total knee arthroplasty, Knee Society, New Orleans, February 1994.