William T. Long, M.D.
Trauma and Total Joint Reconstruction
Dorr Arthritis Institute
Good Samaritan Hospital
William T. Long, M.D., board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic
Surgery, earned his medical degree from the University of California, San
Diego School of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery
at Rush Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, then became a
resident at King / Drew Medical Center, and a research fellow at King /
Drew Biomechanics Research Lab at Centinela Hospital. He has been in
practice for many years with Dr. Dorr.
Additional training was done with Dr. Dorr as a fellow in arthritis and joint
replacement with the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic at Centinela Hospital and, subsequently,
at USC's Center for Arthritis and Joint Implant Surgery at University Hospital.
He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the California
Orthopaedic Association, the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Alumni Association and the Lawrence Dorr Fellows Society.
Dr. Long's current research interests include Metal-on-Metal hip replacement,
hip replacement in young patients, computer assisted knee replacement, and pain
management techniques for knee replacement.