Dr. Postma is the Chief of Sports Medicine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery. His areas of specialty include arthroscopy of the knee, hip, and shoulder with an emphasis on ACL and knee ligamentous reconstruction, hip arthroscopy and labral repair procedures, Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI), and rotator cuff tears.
Dr. Postma serves as the Head Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Washington Wizards and for Georgetown University Athletic Department. As such he 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 and is the Vice Chairman of Education. 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. William Postma is an empathetic and dedicated Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine specialist 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. He, then completed his Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).
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.
Curley AJ, Minhas A, Ehlers C, Postma WF. Labral Index-Controlling Femoral Size to Evaluate the Relationship Between Relative Labral Size and Acetabular Version. Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. June 2021
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft Technique Reliably Yields Grafts with Diameter 8.0 mm or Larger. Orthopaedics 2021 July-August 44 (4).
Post-Operative Rehabilitation of Multi-Ligament Knee Reconstruction: A Systematic Review. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review-Accepted
Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Sports Medicine-Accepted
Lockey SD, Postma WF. Patient Advocacy During COVID-19. Orthopedics. 2020 Jul 1;43(4):203
Bodendorfer B, McCormick B, Wang D, Looney A, Conroy C, Fryar C, Kotler J, Ferris W, Postma W, Chang E. Treatment of Pectoralis Major Tendon Tears: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Repair Timing and Fixation Methods. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020 Feb 28 (2).
Bodendorfer B, McCormick B, Wang D, Looney A, Conroy C, Fryar C, Kotler J, Ferris W, Postma W, Chang E. Treatment of Pectoralis Major Tendon Tears: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Operative and Non-operative Treatment. The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020 8 (2).
Postma WF, Micheaelson E, Keeling L. Finally, a step forward in nomenclature of subchondral nonneoplastic bone lesions. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Jan 20;21(1):43.
Bodendorfer B, Curely A, Kotler J, Ryan J, Jejurikar N, Kumar A, Postma WF. Outcomes After Operative and Non-Operative Treatment of Proximal Hamstring Repairs: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2018 46 (11): 2798-2808.