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Dr. Toole is a sports medicine specialist and experienced team physician who specializes in advanced shoulder and knee surgery. He focuses on comprehensive care to achieve the best outcomes for his patients.

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. TooleBoard-Certified Orthopedic SurgeonSpecializing in Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Knee

Dr. William P. Toole

William P. Toole, MD is a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon in FL. A native of South Carolina, Dr. Toole graduated from the honors college at Clemson University, and then earned his medical degree (MD) with honors from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Florida / Mayo Clinic Florida.


Dr. Toole Gained Valuable Experience Treating Professional Athletes as Assistant Team physician for

  • Houston Texans
  • Houston Astros
  • Houston Rockets
  • Houston Dynamo
  • Delay in ACL surgery may increase risk of medial meniscus injury in pediatric patients
    ACL surgery29-Aug-2021

    Pediatric and adolescent patients with ACL tears had a 2% increase in the risk of medial meniscal injury each week that a surgical procedure was delayed following the initial injury...

  • Particulated juvenile allograft yielded good outcomes in patellofemoral cartilage defects
    ACL surgery29-Aug-2021

    Published results showed particulated juvenile allograft cartilage implantation for patellofemoral chondral defects may yield satisfactory short-term outcomes and postoperative MRI...

  • Are low-energy open ankle fractures in the elderly the new geriatric hip fracture?
    DNA repairMar-Apr-2015

    Toole, WP, Elliott M, Hankins D, Rosenbaum C, Harris A, Perkins, C. J Foot and Ankle Surg. 2015 Mar-Apr;54(2):203-6.

  • Restoration of CAPAN-1 cells with functional BRCA2 provides insight into the DNA repair activity of individuals
    DNA repair15-Oct-2008

    Holt, JT, Toole, WP, Patel VR, Hwang H, Brown ET. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics. October 15, 2008; 186(2):85-94.

  • Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs most often in older people. This disease affects the tissue covering the ends of bones in a joint (cartilage).

  • Cartilage Defects & Cartilage Restoration of the Knee & Shoulder

    The articular surfaces of the body's joints are lined by hyaline cartilage, a smooth tissue that serves as a shock absorber and allows easy movement of the bones within the joint.

  • Osteochondral Allograft & Autograft (OATS)

    The articular surfaces of the body's joints are lined by hyaline cartilage, a smooth tissue that serves as a shock absorber and allows easy movement of the bones within the joint.

  • Subchondroplasty

    Subchondroplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that is performed to specifically repair chronic BMLs by filling them with a bone substitute material.

  • Shoulder Replacement

    Total shoulder replacement surgery is performed to relieve symptoms of severe shoulder pain and disability due to arthritis. In this surgery, the damaged articulating parts of the shoulder joint are removed and replaced with artificial prostheses.

  • Knee Replacement

    Total Knee Replacement, also called total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the worn out or damaged surfaces of the knee joint are removed and replaced with an artificial prosthesis.

Patient Education Videos & Resources

Watch these videos to learn more about the various injuries and conditions affecting your musculoskeletal system and their treatment options. You can also find all the resources you need to make your visit with Dr. Toole a convenient one.