Dr. William Postma is an empathetic and dedicated orthopedic surgeon serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Dr. Postma is an alumnus of the Medical University of South Carolina where he earned his medical degree. He completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Postma continued his training by completing a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Postma serves as the Chief of Sports Medicine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery. His areas of specialty include arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee, and hip with an emphasis on ACL and knee ligamentous reconstruction, rotator cuff injuries and shoulder instability, and hip arthroscopy and labral repair procedures.
Dr. Postma serves as the Team Physician for Georgetown University Athletic Department and as such treats a variety of athletes from high school to the professional level. He additionally is heavily integrated with the Medstar Georgetown Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program serving as the Co-Director or Education. Finally, he is also involved in the Georgetown University School of Medicine where he serves as the Clerkship Director of Surgical Subspecialties and the Clerkship Director of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Postma is fluent in English and Spanish. He conducts his appointments with the personalized care and attention that he would expect for his own family.
ACL Tear and Repairs: Giving Patients Better Outcomes - MyGeorgetownMD - Health Newsletter (Fall 2017)
Hip Procedure Relieves Pain, Postpones Replacement for Some - MyGeorgetownMD - Health Newsletter (Fall 2013)
Dr. Postma discusses RG3's recovery process - WJLA - Jan 2013