William E. Carpenter, M.D.



Specialties

  • Joint Replacement

Locations

  • Centennial - Nashville
  • ONEC1TY - Nashville

Biography

William E. Carpenter, M.D. is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement.

Dr. Carpenter graduated Summa Cum Laude from Auburn University with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center and completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Internship and Residency at Emory University. Dr. Carpenter completed his Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at New York University’s (NYU) Hospital for Joint Disease and the Insall Scott Kelly (ISK) Institute in New York City, NY. While in New York, Dr. Carpenter received extensive training in robotic hip and knee joint replacements, earning certifications in both procedures. He also specialized in minimally invasive direct anterior hip replacements and outpatient joint replacements.

Dr. Carpenter holds active memberships with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHS) and the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). He has published multiple Orthopaedic articles and is a frequent presenter on innovations in joint replacement technique at conferences nationwide. In addition to his clinical research interests, he has written numerous book chapters focusing on Orthopaedic care in the emergency room setting.

Dr. Carpenter’s other interests include golf, fly fishing, wakeboarding, snowboarding and Auburn football.


Education

Undergraduate:
- Auburn University B.S., Biomedical Sciences, Auburn, AL

Medical School:
- University of Texas Health Science Doctorate of Medicine, San Antonio, TX

Residency:
- Emory University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship:
- New York University (NYU) Hospital for Joint Disease, Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, New York City, New York
- Insall Scott Kelly (ISK) Institute, Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, New York City, New York


Research

Publications

  • Carpenter W, Hamilton D, Luthringer T, Buchalter D, Schwarzkopf R. “The Evolution of Cement Fixation in Total Knee Arthroplasty.” Surgical Technology International. 2019. PMID: 31524280
  • Gottschalk M, Carpenter W, Hiza E, Reisman W, Roberson J. “Humeral Shaft Fracture Fixation: Incidence Rates and Complications as Reported by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part II Candidates.”JBJS. 2016; 98 (17) e71:1-8 PMID: 27605696
  • Fletcher N, Sirmon B, Mansour A, Carpenter W, Ward L. “Impact of Insurance Status on Ability to Return for Outpatient Management of Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures.” Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. 2016; 10(5): 421-7. PMID: 27562575
  • Carpenter W, Lam D, Toney G, Weintraub N, Qin W. “Zinc, Copper, and Blood Pressure: Human Population Studies.” Medical Science Monitor. 2013; 19:1-8. PMID: 23291705

Projects

  • Buchalter D, Carpenter W, Gabor J, Macaulay W, Long W, Schwarzkopf R. “The Effect of Electronic Recovery Application Engagement on Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty.” In submission.
  • Buchalter D, Carpenter W, Gabor J, Macaulay W, Long W, Schwarzkopf R. “The Effect of Electronic Recovery Application Engagement on Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty.” In submission.
  • Carpenter W, Padilla J, Davidovitch R, Schwarzkopf R. “Risk Factors for Periprosthetic Femur Fractures after Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty.” Pending submission.
  • Premkumar A, Gebrelul A, Gottschalk M, Sirmon B, Carpenter W, Roberson J, Erens G, Bradbury T. “Predictors for Delayed Discharge after Total Joint Arthroplasty.” Pending submission.
  • Runner R, Carpenter W, Mueller C, Gottschalk M, Seiler J, Roberson J, Wright G, Bradbury T. “How Does Joint Arthroplasty Affect Return to Golf?” Pending submission.

Awards

  • MSP Scholarship for Academics – University of Texas Health Science Center, 2009-2011
  • Departmental Scholarship for the College of Science and Mathematics – Auburn University, 2006-2009
  • Dean’s List for Academic Achievement – Auburn University, 2006-2009
  • Outstanding Sophomore for the College of Science and Mathematics - Auburn University
  • Outstanding Freshman for the College of Science and Mathematics - Auburn University

Memberships & Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR)
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Society (AAHKS)