• Board certifications

    • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • New York Medical College

  • Residencies

    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook

    • University of Hawaii

  • Internships

    • Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center

  • Affiliations

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"Dr healy and Tara are both super... We have many friends that have seen them in the past and a few new people have gone with our recommendations."
"dr. Healey spent maybe 5 minutes total with me. I had to wait an hour for my appointment (they were running slow) and he spent less than 5 minutes with me and talked over me when I tried to explain my problem."
"Dr. Healy is an excellent doctor. however, he is very quick with patients. I had to ask about the condition he diagnosed, cause and likeliness of return but he did explain when asked. I was also unaware that he wanted me to return. the checkout staff let me know that."
"I would highly recommend Dr. Healy to others."
"Doc Healey is a wonderful physician with a great bedside manner."
"Dr. Healy is world class physician, who cares about his patients."
"Very happy with the care I am receiving."
"he literally was in the room for less than 2 minutes."
"I have actually already refer a new patient to the care provider."
"Dr. William Healy III is an outstanding physician. He has performed two operations on my wife for knee replacement."
"He's the best!"
"I met a person that I recommended to Dr Healy at the office.... He was very happy with the doctor"
"Dr. Healy is kind and knowledgable"
"I've been going to Dr. Healy for years. I trust him completely."
"Dr. Healy was very thorough and explained my condition to me in an understandable manner. I felt very confident in his ability to treat me and that I would get better."
"rating should be a 10 or better"
"Dr. Healy is more like a counselor and friend than just an Orthopedist. I completely trust his judgement and rely on his decisions."
"William A. Healy III, is extremely talented and caring medical professional. Very rate in today medical services."
"Dr. Healy operates an efficient practice with little wait time which at times lends it to seem rushed but if he is asked to answer specific questions and spend more time with me he quickly obliges."
"Dr. Healy answers all my questions and is very thorough. I have recommended him to many of my family members. I feel confident with Dr. Healy's handling of all my orthopedic needs."
"I wouldn't go to anyone else."
"educated me on the X-rays taken, immediately treated and I feel comfortable and safe in this surgeons care"
"very good doctor I always recommend him"
"Dr. Healy spends very little time with you, but you can at least get appointment. He's very good at what he does."
"again it wasn't very good it was excellent and have already recommended the office"
"Dr. Healy moves quickly from one patient to the next. However when I had questions, he was taking his time to answer them."
"Excellent doctor with great knowledge. Best advise and treatment."
"Dr. Healy approaches his patients with a high degree of professionalism bringing with him an excellent knowledge and experience."
"dr healy is amazingly skilled,socially able to explain all medical aspects of treatment. all around great doctor"
"Dr. Healy made a huge impact on my quality of life with a simple fix. I was skeptical but he was right. He helped me avoid a major surgery."
"Dr. Healy is an excellent doctor and has my COMPLETE trust."
"I already recommended this office"
"No medication prescribed. Did receive an injection."
"I had him (dr.) as my doctor for many years. I believe in his care."
"Dr. Healy seems very rushed, insensitive at times."
"very confident in care"
"Can't really judge doctor yet, only had one visit and needed MRI. Doctor is like a tornado, in and out very fast."
"I have already recommended Dr. William Healy III to several friends and family members."
"was surprised with lack of compassion by this provider, who came recommended. Although i was experiencing stiffness and pain in my leg he expected me to "quickly" get up on the exam table and examined me for 1 minute, never addressing by name but was only interested in looking at my leg. Felt like I was just a date of birth and a body to be examined. AWFUL EXPERIENCE!"
"The Doctor runs a very efficient practice. He doesn't waste our time waiting, he gets you in and out. No over bookings which causes unnecessary delays. Dr Healy is an excellent physician who I trust."
"Dr. Healy works too quickly, does not explain much of anything. He depends on use of the X-ray, paying little, if any, attention to the affect that pain or disability has on the patient's way of life. He's in a rush."
"I LOVE Dr. Healy. I have been going to him for years and trust him completely. A wonderful, competent doctor."
"wish I could have spent more time with him about my condition"
"Dr. Healy is very quick in the office. He does explain things to you but he is just in and out of the office in a flash."
"Very pleased to have had Dr. Healy recommended. Great results."
"My visit with care provider was about 5 minutes. I didn't realize the visit was over until the nurse came in. I didn't have time to ask any questions of the doctor. I asked my questions to the nurse and she came back with answers. Thank god it was just a checkup and everything is going well ."
"Dr. Healy and his staff are kind, polite and helpful."
"Feel very confident in the care I will receive."
"Dr. Healy anticipates most questions, but its also up to the patient to ask questions to be completely informed."
"Dr. Healy and I have had a long-time relationship stemming from back to my years working with him the OR at Huntington Hospital. He is an extremely compassionate surgeon and doctor and I have recommended him to friends many times in the past. He often sends me to physical therapy and I appreciate his cautious approach to treatment. In the course of PT over the years I have had occasion to be with quite a few fellow patients. I have never found one person, including the therapists themselves, who have anything but the highest praise for Dr. Healy. You have a gem in him."
"A positive experience."
"Well, this care provider not only helped me during appointments, but he performed surgery on me with no mistakes and for that I am infinitely grateful."
"Everyone in this office is excellent!"
"I have been seeing Dr Healy for >10 years and he is my 'go to' person for orthopedic problems."
"Comprehendsive visit , x-ray done right there , shot fine immediately , pain relieved"
"I've been going to Dr. Healy for years. He is an excellent doctor and I trust him completely."
"It seemed as if there was a sense of urgency for me explaining symptoms and at the end ran out of time. Overall was a good experience"
"seemed a little rushed, but did take the time to answer all questions and explain everything thoroughly"
"I was made comfortable in an uncomfortable situation."
"Dr Healy is wonderful. He is thoughtful and considerate."
"He is very abrupt and no time for questions/discussions. in and out..."
"Provider is unique in his treatment of patients."
"Very satisfied!"
"Good experience."
"Top notch treatment! Highly skilled - upbeat personality - believe he can fix anything!"
"Dr. Healy is an artist. My new knee is terrific."
"I always feel rushed when visiting Dr Healy's office. He spends a minimal amount of time and seems in a hurry to see his next patient. This could be due to overbooking."
"I would not go to anyone else. He not only gives me superb care but confidence the outcome will be successful."
"I had a list of questions. I could only get out one when he kept saying this that and the other thing. I felt VERY rushed."
"Doctor clearly was in a rush to get through his appointments"
"I was very happy."
"All was very good."
"This provider is an orthopedist with a very busy practice. Although there are not enough hours in the day for him to hand hold each patient I have complete confidence in his ability and work ethic."
"Great MD."
"Very friendly place and co-workers."
"Dr. Healy & staff spent as much time as I needed this was my first visit, and I will go back AND recommend."
"Dr. Healy was knowledgeable, professional, polite explained everything in detail. I felt that with this doctor I am in good hands. I would definitely recommend Dr. Healy as an excellent orthopedic surgeon."
"Good- I liked the doc."
"The MD was competent and gave me relief for my pain. I would recommend him to anyone who wanted impersonal effective care but not to anyone who was worried, anxious or nervous. I had been to this doctor before he was part of your group so was not surprised or disturbed by his manner. which is no-nonsense and competent."
"dr seemed rushed but gave good care"
"Very thorough in explaining what the condition was."
"Wonderful doctor."
"Dr. Healy explains everything so clearly, he's honest and so professional."
"dr Healy was recommended to me by a friend who was very happy as well. I will recommend dr Healy as well. he is a wonderful doctor"
"I have the utmost respect for Dr. Healey and have recommended him many times."
"He took the time, as busy as he is, to show me pictures of the surgery. A very caring man."
"Dr. Healy's diagnosis was accurate and the solution worked completely. I was cured."