William B. Kurtz, II, MD

William B. Kurtz, II, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery-Adult Joint Replacement and Reconstructive Surgery
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William Kurtz, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and reconstructive surgery at Ascension Saint Thomas in Nashville, Tennessee. He delivers non-surgical and surgical treatments for joint injuries, and orthopedic hip, shoulder and knee pain. He starts by listening to understand you and your health concerns.

Dr. Kurtz works with you to create a personalized care plan for your needs. Our orthopedic specialists are part of an integrated, national network of bone, muscle and joint care, sharing best practices and offering evaluation and treatment of the most complex conditions. Ask about virtual visits as part of your ongoing care.

Dr. Kurtz has a special interest in adult hip and knee replacement surgery. He has served as the Chief of Orthopedics at Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital.



  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas


  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • New England Baptist Hospital - Boston, MA


  • Vanderbilt School of Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - Nashville, TN
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - Nashville, TN


  • Vanderbilt School of Medicine


Hospital Affiliations

  • Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery
  • Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital
  • Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown


  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery
Professional Statement
I help patients with hip and knee arthritis decrease their pain and lifestyle restrictions with non-operative treatments. When the conservative care no longer works, I help patients by replacing their hip or knee with the most advanced technology possible.
- William B. Kurtz, II, MD


William B. Kurtz, II, MD offers services at multiple Tennessee locations. Contact your preferred location to book an appointment.
Why Ascension
Ascension doctors are committed to getting to know you. They take time for real back-and-forth conversations with you so they can understand all aspects of you and your life. Because great care starts with seeing your whole picture.