William Mackenzie, M.D. is Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, is the holder of the Shands/MacEwen Endowed Chair at the Nemours, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Mackenzie is Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for Little People of America and Medical Director of the Dwarf Athletic Association of America. He is the past President of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society. Dr. Mackenzie is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
His clinical interests include skeletal dysplasia, limb length discrepancy, limb alignment and muscle diseases. With his expertise in these areas he is frequently invited to teach and lecture locally, nationally and internationally.
Dr. Mackenzie earned his medical degree and completed his residency at the University of British Columbia. He completed his internship at McGill University and completed his fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
Dr. Mackenzie is an active member in numerous societies and served on the Board of Directors of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. His distinctions include being named “Best Doctors in America” and “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” since 2002. He has over 100 publications in peer reviewed journals and has written 17 book chapters.