Rothman Institute’s Gerald R. Williams, Jr., MD, Becomes President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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eClinicalWorks Congratulates Dr. Williams for Being Named President of the World’s Largest Association of Musculoskeletal Specialists


Westborough, Mass.—March 17, 2016—eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, is pleased to congratulate Dr. Gerald R. Williams, Jr., orthopaedic surgeon with The Rothman Institute, on being named president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). With more than 39,000 members, the AAOS is the world’s largest association of musculoskeletal specialists.


“I am incredibly honored to be named president of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,” said Dr. Gerald R. Williams. “My career has been dedicated to providing my patients the utmost care and staying ahead of the possibilities that this industry offers. I am looking forward to working with all the volunteers and extending the AAOS mission to our members.”


Dr. Williams earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., and a medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Williams is a board certified shoulder specialist and former Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Center at Rothman Institute. His areas of expertise include shoulder replacement, shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, and shoulder dislocations, among other areas.


“We are proud of the accomplishments that Dr. Williams has earned, leading to this position with the AAOS,” said Girish Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “This is an exciting time for healthcare. Many opportunities exist in care delivery today that the proper technology and processes can enhance. With his role as president of the AAOS, we trust Dr. Williams will perform admirable work.”


The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

With more than 39,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is the world’s largest association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, champions and advances the highest musculoskeletal care for patients, and is the authoritative source of information on bone and joint conditions, treatments, and related issues.


About Rothman Institute

Rothman Institute is a private orthopaedic practice dedicated to providing communities with high-quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations. Rothman Institute orthopaedists treat patients at over 25 locations in the Philadelphia-region, including orthopaedic urgent care clinics in Marlton, NJ and Limerick, PA.


With experts in orthopaedic sub-specialties including spine, hip and knee, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopaedic oncology and trauma, Rothman Institute is internationally recognized for excellence in clinical treatment methods, research, education and technology.


Consistently recognized as national and regional “Top Docs,” Rothman Institute is proud to be the first practice serving as official team physicians for all four of the major professional sports teams in one city, the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and 76ers, as well as several college and high school teams.


For more information about Rothman Institute please call 1-800-321-9999 or visit


About eClinicalWorks

eClinicalWorks® is a privately-held leader in healthcare IT solutions. With more than 115,000 physicians using its solutions, customers include ACOs, physician practices, hospitals, community health centers, departments of health and convenient care clinics. Fourteen eClinicalWorks customers have received the prestigious HIMSS Davies Awards during the past eight years, honoring excellence in electronic health record implementation. The company is second largest in the country for e-prescribing. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in Austin, New York City, Chicago, California, Georgia and London. For more information, please visit www.eclinicalworks.comFacebookTwitter or call 866-888-6929.