William W. Colman, M.D.

William W. Colman, M.D.

Orthopedic Knee & Shoulder Replacement Surgeon / Sports Medicine

Locations: Poughkeepsie, East Fishkill, Kingston
Department: Orthopedic Surgery
Practice Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive/Joint Replacement Surgery
Medical Education: Columbia University
Residency: New York Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship: Insall-Scott-Kelly Institute
Clinical Focus: Non-operative management of hip and knee arthritis; Adult Reconstruction; Hip and Knee Replacement; Shoulder surgery
Hospital Affiliations: Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Northern Dutchess Hospital, HealthAlliance of Hudson Valley Broadway Campus, HealthAlliance of Hudson Valley Mary's Ave Campus
Ambulatory Surgical Centers: The Surgery Center at Orthopedic Associates (SCOA)


William W. Colman M.D., board certified orthopedic surgeon, is the managing partner at Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess. He earned his medical degree from Columbia University and continued his education by receiving his orthopedic training at the New York Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. He completed a fellowship in total joint replacement at Insall-Scott-Kelly Institute in New York City where he provided clinical services for the New York Knicks, Yankees, and Liberty sports teams. Subsequently Dr. Colman became a professor at the University of California San Francisco where he specialized in surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder. His research interests included artificial joint biomechanics and the use of computers to improve surgeon accuracy and education.

Dr. Colman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (F.A.A.O.S.). Other memberships include the American Medical Association and a past affiliation the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Committee on Electronic Media and Education.

In his free time, Dr. Colman enjoys tennis, cycling, soccer, family activities, and digital photography.