William H. Rossy, M.D.


Dr. Rossy specializes in the management of all sports-related injuries sustained to athletes from all levels, ranging from high school through the professional ranks. During his fellowship program, he worked as an assistant team physician for the New England Patriots, the Boston Red Sox, and the Boston Bruins.

He has vast experience in treating ailments of the shoulder, as well as complex multi-ligamentous injuries to the knee. He also has a particular interest and specialized training in hip arthroscopy and cartilage restoration procedures.

Dr. Rossy offers the most advanced surgical techniques, and aims to return his patients to their desired sports or activities in a predicable and reliable manner.

Dr. Rossy is a New Jersey native, and comes from a family deeply-rooted in healthcare.  His father is a Family Practice Physician  in Metuchen, New Jersey, and his sister is a Dermatologist here in Princeton. In addition to his practice at Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, Dr. Rossy also serves as a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Team at the Regional Medical Center, Capital Health System.

Areas of Expertise

  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder and Knee Reconstruction
  • Sports Injuries of the hip and knee

Hospital Affiliations

  • University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
  • Capital Health System


  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA         Graduation: June 2005
    B.S in Biology/Pre-med
  • Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ Graduation       June 2010
    Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • NYU Langone-Hospital for Joint Diseases , New York, NY               Graduation June 2011
    General Surgery Internship
  • NYU Langone-Hospital for Joint Diseases , New York, NY         Graduation June 2015
    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
  • Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA         Graduation August 2016
    Sports Medicine Fellowship


  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Candidate member
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, resident member
  • Student Member, Boriqua Latino Health Organization


  • Executive Chief Resident, NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases
  • AOA Resident Leadership Forum Nominee
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society


  • Team Physician, New England Patriots, Foxborough, MA
  • Team Physician, Boston Red Sox, Boston, MA
  • Team Physician, Boston Bruins, Boston, MA
  • Team Physician, Curry College, Milton, MA
  • Team Physician, Suffolk University Men’s Hockey, Boston, MA
  • Team Physician, Long Island University ’s Basketball Teams, Brooklyn, NY
  • Medical Team, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Medical Staff, New York, NY
  • Team Physician, New York University Athletics, New York, NY
  • Team Physician, Abraham Lincoln High School Football Medical Staff, Brooklyn, NY
  • Team Physician, Christ the King High School Football Medical Staff, New York, NY



  • Orthopaedic Relief Services International, Volunteer    Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Orthopaedic Relief Services International, Fund-raising coordinator
  • Coalition of Hispanic Physicians
  • Pedro Arrupe International Service Trip, Volunteer Annatto Bay, Jamaica
  • Habitat for Humanity Service Trip, Volunteer



  1. Beaulieu-Jones BR, Rossy WH, Sanchez G, Lavery KP, McHale KJ, Whalen J, Provencher MT. The epidemiology of injuries identified at the NFL Scouting Combine and their impact on performance in the National Football League: 2203 athletes, 2009-2015.  Submitted for publication
  2. Rossy WH, Sanchez G, Provencher MT. Superior Labra Anterior-Posterior (SLAP) Tears in the Military: A clinical review of incidence, diagnosis, and treatment compared to the civilian population. Sports Health.  In Press
  3. Rossy WH, Oh LS. Pitcher’s elbow: medial elbow pain in the overhead-throwing athlete.  Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2016 Jun 3. Epub ahead of print.  PMID 27260266
  4. Uquillas CA, Capogna BM, Rossy WH, Mahure SA, Rokito AS. Postoperative Pain Control After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Apr 11.  PMID 27079219
  5. Uquillas C, Rossy WH, Nathasingh CK, Strauss E, Jazrawi L, Gonzalez-Lomas G. Ostoetomies about the knee: AAOS exhibit selection.  J Bone Joint Surg Am.  2014 Dec 17;96(24):e199.  PMID25520347
  6. Rossy WH, Cieslak K, Uquillas CA, Rokito A. Current trends in the management of recurrent anterior shoulder instability.  Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013).  2014; 72(3):210-216.  PMID 25429389
  7. Christian RA, Rossy WH, Sherman OH. Patellar Tendinopathy – Recent developments towards treatment.  Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013).  2014; 72(3):217-224.  PMID: 25429390
  8. Takkeliapati R, Yoon RS, Rossy WH, Liporace FA, Zuckerman JD. Georg Hohmann: A Life Dedicated to Innovation and Academia in Very Difficult Times.  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jun 18;96(12):e102.  PMID: 24951745
  9. Capo JT, Shamian B, Rossy WH, Hashem J. Closed sagittal band injury due to low energy trauma. Am J Orthop. 2012 Aug;41(8):374-7.  PMID: 22900250
  10. Capo JT, Rossy WH, Henry P, Maurer R, Naidu S, Chen L. External fixation of distal radius fractures: the effect of distraction and duration.  J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Nov;34(9):1605-11.  PMID: 19896006
  11. Capo JT, Kinchelow T, Orillaza N, Rossy WH. Accuracy of fluoroscopy in closed reduction and percutaneous fixation of simulated Bennett’s Fracture. J Hand Surgery Am. 2009 April;34(4):637-41.  PMID: 19345866
  12. Capo JT, Hastings H 2nd, Choung E, Kinchelow T, Rossy WH, Steinberg B. Hemicondylar hamate replacement arthroplasty for proximal interphalangeal joint fracture dislocations: an assessment of graft suitability. J Hand Surgery Am. 2008 May-June; 33(5):733-9.  PMID: 18590857


Book/Books Chapter

  1.  Rossy WH, Sanchez G, Provencher MT. Revision of proximal biceps tenodesis.  The Biceps and superior labrum complex.    Status: In press
  2. Rossy WH, Uquillas C, Strauss EJ. Surgical Techniques for Knee Joint Repair. Advanced Quantitative Imaging of Knee Joint Repair.  World Scientific Publishing Co. Status: Printed
  3. Rossy WH, Kwon Y. The Biomechanics of the Reverse Total Shoulder. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Clinical Techniques and Devices.( Frankle M, Marberry S, Pupello D, eds.) Springer Publishing Co. Status: Printed
  4. Rossy WH, Egol KA. A Guide to Intra-operative fluoroscopic Imaging.  The Fracture handbook.  Status: Printed