Archive for August, 2010

Haiti Relief Efforts

Stetson Powell Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has recently gathered and organized emergency medical equipment for the hit show “The Doctors” to aid in relief support following the tragic earthquake in Haiti. Physicians and other representatives from the show went to Haiti to join the earthquake relief efforts and deliver medical supplies. Dr. Stetson previously made an appearance on “The Doctors” to discuss rotator cuff repairs. To read more about the work of orthopaedic surgeons from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and their life saving work.

Haiti Update and reports from the field of orthopaedic surgeons and their great work:

Dr. Stetson Named as Recipient of the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award


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INDIANAPOLIS—Six former NCAA student-athletes have been named recipients of the 2007 Silver Anniversary Award.

The award recognizes former student-athletes who completed successful collegiate careers in various sports 25 years ago and went on to excel in their chosen professions.

William Stetson, M.D.

University of Southern California

Men’s Volleyball

Orthopedic Surgeon

Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

A member of the Southern California men’s volleyball championship team (1980), Stetson was a four-year letter winner and later, a USA men’s Junior National Volleyball Program Team Member. Named Southern California¹s Most Outstanding Senior Student-Athlete and the Pacific 10 Conference Most Outstanding Scholar-Athlete, Stetson later received his medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. Stetson continued his volleyball career after graduation, playing professionally on the beach and indoors and was a five-time winner of the U.S. Open National Volleyball Championships as a member of Team Nike while still in medical school. He took a one year leave of absence from his medical studies to play professionally in Europe where his team won the West German Championship. For two years, he served as an assistant coach at Southern California, when the team finished second at the NCAA championships both years.


Dr. William Stetson Dr. Stetson specializes in sports medicine with an expertise in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle. He has first hand knowledge of athletic injuries and the desire that all of us have to “get back in the game”. He is an associate clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at the USC Keck School of Medicine and is the team physician on the USA Men’s and Women’s volleyball teams and was with both teams in London, England for the 2012 Summer Olympics. The office in Burbank utilizes leading edge diagnostic solutions to assess and repair knee injuries, shoulder injuries, elbow injuries, and conditions relating to Arthritis .  State-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgery techniques such as arthroscopic surgery means faster recovery times. Dr. Stetson specializes in the following orthopedic and sports medicine procedures:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Treatment of Arthritis
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Recurrent Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement/Bursitis
  • Meniscus Repair and Meniscectomy
  • Elbow Arthroscopy

Use our Online Appointment Request form or contact Dr. Stetson at: Stetson Powell Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 191 South Buena Vista Street, Suite 470 Burbank, CA 91505 (818) 848-3030 Dr. Stetson is a preferred provider with Medicare, Workers Compensation and most PPO plans including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare and many more. The master list of insurances accepted by Dr. Stetson can be found here.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ national campaign, A Nation in Motion, shares the stories of more than 600 patients whose lives have been saved or restored through access to high-quality orthopaedic care. Click on image to Read More and/or watch the video.

Nation in Motion



LA Magazine Awards Dr. Stetson