William A. Leone, MD, FACS

William A. Leone, MD, FACS
(954) 489-4584
Hip Replacement
Knee Replacement
Robotic Surgery
Holy Cross Medical Group: 

English and Spanish | Cares for patients who speak languages from throughout the world, coordinating care with our International Services Department

Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 830 am - 5 pm
Focus Areas
Hip surgery, including replacement and revision; Knee surgery, including replacement and revision; Knee arthroscopy; Robotics; Hip and knee replacements, Hip reconstruction, Minimally invasive total hip replacement, Revision total hip replacement, Complex hip and femoral reconstruction, Minimally invasive computer and kinematic sensor navigated total knee replacement, Robotic assisted partial knee replacement, Revision total knee replacement, Knee arthroscopic surgery

Specialized Training
Certified surgeon in computer assisted knee replacement surgery
Certified surgeon in robotic assisted partial knee replacement surgery (MAKOplasty)
Revision hip surgery for metal ion toxicity

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Residency / Fellowship
Fellowship, Joint Reconstructive Surgery - Holy Cross Hospital - Fort Lauderdale, FL (1989-1993)
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery - University of Miami - Miami, FL (1985-1989)
Internship, General Surgery - University of Miami - Miami, FL (1984-1985)

Higher Education
Emory University School of Medicine - M.D. (1984)
University of South Florida - B.A. (1980)

Professional Associations
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Southeast Orthopedic Society
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
American Medical Association
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
Florida Medical Association
Broward County Medical Association
Broward County Orthopedic Society

Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American College of Surgeons
Florida Top Orthopedic Surgeon, 2010-2018, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
South Florida Top Doctor, 2010-2018, Gold Coast Magazine
American Registry Patients Choice Award, 2011- 2013 (no longer awarded)
Doctor of the Year, 2000, Arthritis Foundation

Consultant Role and Teacher
Industry consultant. Lectures nationally and internationally on complex hip and knee problems and surgery.


    Inventor of the Pelvic Alignment LevelTM (PAL), a device that allows surgeons to achieve a greater level of implant precision when performing total hip replacements
•    The Sequential Effects of Ligament Releases to Soft Tissue Tension in a Valgus Total Knee Replacement, AAHKS Annual Meeting November 2016, Poster #20

•    How are we addressing ligament balance in TKR? A literature review of revision etiology and technical advancement, Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma 7 (2016) 248-255

•    Using Sensors to Evaluate TKR: Treating the Looks Good but Feels Bad” Knee, EC Orthopaedics, July 2016
•    Using Sensors to Evaluate Revision TKR: Treating the “Looks Good; Feels Bad” Knee.EC Orthopaedics 3.5(2016):381-385
•    Early Outcomes of Revision Surgery for Taper Corrosion of Dual Taper THR with Pseudotumors in 187 Patients, AAOS Paper 2016
•    A Systematic Literature Review of Three Modalities in Technologically Assisted TKR, Leone et. al, Advances in Orthopedics, 2015
•    Do Metal Levels Normalize Following Revision Surgery for Pseudotumor in Patients with Dual Taper Modular THA? AAOS Paper 2015
•    Maximizing Clinical Outcomes after Revision and Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Intraoperative Sensors, AAOS Scientific Exhibit 2015
•    Utility of Serum and Synovial Fluid in Diagnosis of Infection in Patients with Corrosion of Dual Taper Modular Stem AAOS Poster 2015
•    Using Intraoperative Sensoring Technology to Guide Revisioin in the Chronically Painful Knee: A Two-Patient Case Study, Ecronicon 2015
•    What is the Prevalence of PseudoTumors in Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients with Dual Taper Modular Femoral Stem?  AAOS Paper 2014
•    Metal Ion Level in Patients with Dual Taper Modular THA: Sensitivity and Specificity for Predicting “Pseudotumors”, AAOS poster 2014
•    Pelvic Alignment Level, Techniques in Orthopaedics, 2011
•    Techniques in Orthopaedics, 2011, A New Surgical Instrument and Technique Designed to Achieve More Accurate Component Placement in Total Hip Replacement
•    The Effect of Preoperative Planning and Impaction Grafting Surgical Technique on Patients with Moderate to Severe Bone Loss, Journal of Arthroplasty, 2008
•     Journal of Arthroplasty, 2007, The Effect of Preoperative Planning and Impaction Grafting Surgical Technique on Intraoperative and Postoperative Complication Rate for Femoral Revision Patients  with Moderate to Severe Bone Loss



1000 NE 56th Street
33334 Fort Lauderdale , FL

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