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.
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!!!!
Sep 20, 2020
I wouldn't go to any other doctor than Dr. EstesHe is the best doctor and I always trust his opinion
Sep 20, 2020
Always recommend Dr. Estes to my friends and family
Sep 19, 2020
Dr Estes is a very humble, caring professional. He is willing to take the time needed to work with me no matter my questions or concerns.
Sep 19, 2020
I have always received excellent care from this facility and all staff.
Sep 14, 2020
My spouse has been seeing Estes for about seven years and she insisted that I see him. Great choice.
Sep 5, 2020
I've recommended Dr Estes to several people already.. wonderful bedside manner & skilled surgeon
Aug 17, 2020
Great experience
Aug 17, 2020
Very good
Aug 17, 2020
Aug 13, 2020
Dr. Estes and his PA, Cameron are excellent. I send everyone to them. ive had 2 surgeries and a broken wrist under Dr. Estes and all were perfect.
Aug 8, 2020
This is a great practice. Really appreciate Dr Estes & Mr Olson's expertise.
Aug 8, 2020
everyone was friendly and welcoming
Aug 8, 2020
dr Estes was very clear and helpful. I have already recommended him to others.
Aug 3, 2020
always excellent
Aug 1, 2020
The people at the registration desk were friendly and helpful.
Aug 1, 2020
Love Cameron and the whole staff
Aug 1, 2020
Great doctor