William D. Murrell Jr. Consultant Orthopaedic Sports and Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Bill is an American Board-certifiedconsultant Orthopaedic Sports and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Bill offers advice on the treatment/surgery on numerous elective and emergency orthopaedic conditions. He is currently the Chief Science Officer for Emirates Healthcare, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. An internationally renowned clinician, educator, and researcher, he frequently lectures on MSK regenerative medicine. He is also the Principal Investigator in clinical trials investigating adjuvant stem cells in the treatment of articular cartilage defect(s), the use of gold-induced cytokines for treatment of shoulder tendinopathy. He has authored several publications on musculoskeletal medicine and biological treatments. He is the Co-Founder of Biologic Orthopaedic Journal and is a Reviewer on numerous Advisory and Editorial Boards. He frequently participates in international medical conferences, both as an organiser and a presenter, and was the Chairman of several Middle East Orthopaedic Conferences, most recently in 2016. He is also the Chairman – Board of Directors, and President of the American Academy and Board of Regenerative Medicine – Middle East and North Africa. He enjoys squash, backcountry snowboarding, golf, fishing, mountain biking, sailing, aviation, and computers. With a lifelong passion for sports, he understands the specific needs of athletes and sports players. He is dedicated to offering people solutions that provide significant and lasting relief from pain and to accelerate quick healing with personalised treatment plans ideally suited to their career and lifestyle. Dr. Bill created two educational websites – drwilliammurrell.com and dubaisportsmedicine.com
Education & Certification
Business Innovations in Global Health Care
Harvard Business School Executive Education, 2013
Fellowship Sports Medicine
The Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, 2003
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Tulane Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA, 2002
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1997
Hassan, F., Murrell, WD, Trebinjac, S., and Hashim, Z., Chapter 8: Platelet Rich Plasma to Enhance Orthopaedic Procedures in. Regenerative Treatments in Sports and Orthopaedic Medicine, October 2017, Springer.
Murrell WD. Yet another key learning point in the quest universal cartilage repair and restoration. Annals of Translational Medicine. February 2017.
Hassan, F., Trebinjac, S., Murrell, WD and Maffulli, N., The effectiveness of prolotherapy in treating knee osteoarthritis in adults: a systematic review. British Medical Bulletin, January 2017.
Murrell, WD, Evidence of Homologous Use in Cellular Based Therapy in Medical Practice. United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), [Written Comments], National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, November 2016. Anz, AW, Bapat, A, Murrell, WD., Concepts in regenerative medicine: Past, present, and future in articular cartilage treatment. J Clin Orthop Trauma, June 2016. Centeno CJ, Al-Sayegh H, Freeman MD, Smith J, Murrell WD, Bubnov R. A multi-center analysis of adverse events among two thousand, three hundred and seventy two adult patients undergoing adult autologous stem cell therapy for orthopaedic conditions. Int. Orthop. March 2016 30:1-1. Murrell, WD, Anz, AW, Badsha, H, Bennett, WF, Boykin, RE, Caplan, AI. Regenerative Treatments to Enhance Orthopaedic Surgical Outcome. PM&R, April 2015.
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