William M. Reisman, M.D.

Chief of Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Clinic Director

Director of Orthopaedic Trauma

Grady Memorial Hospital

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Emory University School of Medicine

Office: Grady Memorial Hospital

Phone: 404-778-1550

Fax: 404-778-1552

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture

80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE
3rd Floor

Atlanta, GA 30303


  • Medical School, University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, 2004
  • Internship, Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University Hospitals, 2005
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University Hospitals, 2009
  • Fellowship, Trauma, Carolinas Medical Center, 2010


Dr. Reisman specializes in Orthopedic Trauma and has been practicing at Emory since 2010. His research focus is in the areas of Fracture Care and Acute Compartment Syndrome.


  • Trauma Outcome Performance Improvement Committee – Grady Hospital, 2013-present
  • Quality Committee – Grady Hospital, 2013-present
  • Orthopaedic Liaison for the Trauma Services – Grady Hospital, 2013-present
  • OR Steering Committee – Grady Hospital, 2010-present

Honors and Awards

  • Woodruff Leadership Academy 2013
  • Emerging Leader Program – American Orthopaedic Association
  • AO Trauma North America Faculty Member
  • Administrative Chief Resident 2008-2009
  • Harley and Betty Baxter SOA Resident/Fellow Award 2009
  • Robert P. Kelly Society Best Scientific Paper Award 2009
  • American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Conf. 2008
  • Resident Class Representative PGY3-PGY5
  • Emory Orthopaedics Resident-Faculty Review Committee 2006-2009
  • Emory Orthopaedic Residency Educational Committee 2007-2009
  • GME Committee Orthopaedic representative 2006-2009
  • AAST scholarship recipient for annual trauma conference 2001&2002
  • Northwestern University
    • Cum Laude
    • Tau Beta Pi Honor Society
    • Undergraduate Leadership Program
    • Northwestern Wrestling Team Captain 1996-1997 
    • Academic All-Big Ten 1994-1997


Book chapters

Reisman WM. Fractures of the Femoral Shaft. Medical Management of the Surgical
Patient 5th Edn. Dodson T, Lubin M, Winawer N. Cambridge University Press. (Press)