William J. Estes, MD

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
365 Ratings


Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina
Fellowship: (Sports Medicine) Hughston Clinic, Columbus, Georgia


Dr. Estes practiced orthopedics in Iowa for three years before returning to Charleston. In his spare time, he enjoys running, golf, tennis, hanging out with his family, walking his Bernese mountain dog, and rooting for the Iowa Hawkeyes.


  • Extensive experience in sports related injuries
  • Specializes in advanced arthroscopy of the elbow, knee, and shoulder as well as total shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements.

Dr. Estes is accepting new patients and most major insurance plans.

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
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Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jun 7, 2021
Every visit has been a positive experience. The staff and Doctor Estes are always nice and helpful. He always answers all of my questions fully and with a great attitude.
Jun 2, 2021
Dr. Estes has performed two previous shoulder replacement surgeries and I have expressed my satisfaction and his lovely bed side manner to many colleagues and family members. I particularly chose Dr. Estes because hw was able to do all the surgeries I needed on my body.
May 22, 2021
Entire staff is excellent. Very caring and very helpful.
Sep 26, 2020
good experience both office and medical staff are professional and pleasant
Sep 26, 2020
Dr Estes and Cameron are knowledgeable very king and patient. And they inspire this patient to not be afraid and understand what's they can do and they set out a plan for the treating the patient. I believe they are dedicated to helping each patient that walks through their doors. they are excellent Doctors!!!!