Daniel K. Williams, M.D.Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine
A top professional in the field of orthopedic surgery, Dr. Williams is in practice at American Health Network – Bone and Spine, seeing patients at their offices in Greenfield and Avon, Indiana. He specializes in ACL reconstruction, knee and shoulder injuries, knee arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, shoulder arthroscopy, and sports related injuries.
Before embarking on his professional journey, Dr. Williams graduated with his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Michigan State University Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center. Finally, he completed his fellowship in sports medicine with the Kaiser Permanente Orange County Program.
Following his training, the doctor attained board certification in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.
2012-presentBoard Certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
2010-2021Orthopedic Specialists Franciscan Health, Indianapolis
2014-presentOrthopaedic Section Chief, Franciscan Hospital Indianapolis
2016-presentLead Physician Liaison Orthopaedic Specialists
2010-presentLead Orthopedic Physician to Franciscan Family Practice Residency
2014-2018Member Surgery PCC Committee, St. Francis Hospital
2009-2010Kaiser-Permanente Irvine Sports Medicine Fellowship
2004-2009Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center/Michigan State Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
2000-2004Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
1996-2000Bachelor of Arts Degree with Distinction, Indiana University Major: Chemistry; Minor: Latin
2008-2009Administrative Chief Resident
2005-2009Residency Council Committee Member
2004-2009Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Golf Committee Coordinator
Jones C.B. MD, Sietsema D. PhD, Williams D.K. MD. Locked Plating of Proximal Humerus Fractures. Is Function Affected by Age, Time and Fracture Pattern? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 December; 469(12): 3307–3316.
Williams, D.K., Repair and Failure Rates of Injured Menisci Amongst Patients Undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. *Presented at AAOS, San Diego, CA, 3/2011
Williams, D.K., Jones C.B. Comparison of Complications and Functional Outcomes of Proximal Humerus Fractures Treated Via Percutaneous Pinning vs. Locked Plating.
*Presented at Mid America Orthopaedic Association, Amelia Island, FL, 2009
Williams D.K., Jones C.B. Functional and Objective Outcomes of Proximal Humerus Functional Outcomes of Proximal Humerus Fractures Treated Via Locked Plating. 2007.
*Presented at Mid America Orthopaedic Association, Orlando, FL, 04/2008
*Presented at Michigan Orthopaedic Society, Mackinac Island, 07/2008
*Presented at AAOS, Las Vegas, NV, 02/2009
Research Assistant for Thomas Kintanar, MD, Associated Family Medical Consultants, Indiana University School of Medicine-Fort Wayne and Midwest Alliance for Health Education; one family practice group's adherence to the National Cholesterol Education Program's ATPII guidelines regarding patients' LDL levels were evaluated (poster presentation 2001).
2010-2013Perry Meridian High School Team Physician
2009-2010Chapman University Team Physician
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow Status
Mid America Orthopaedic Association
Golden Key National Honor Society