ACL Injury

The bone structure of the knee joint is formed by the femur, the tibia, and the patella. The ACL is one of the four main ligaments within the knee that connect the femur to the tibia.

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Rotator Cuff Tears

There are a few options for repairing rotator cuff tears. Advancements in surgical techniques for rotator cuff repair include less invasive procedures. Talk to an orthopaedic surgeon to decide what option is best for you.

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Understanding Meniscus Tears

Menisci tear in different ways. Tears are noted by how they look, as well as where the tear occurs in the meniscus. Common tears include longitudinal, parrot-beak, flap, bucket handle, and mixed/complex.

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William M. Meszaros, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Subspecialty Certified in Sports Medicine

Born and raised in Michigan and a graduate of Michigan State University, Dr. Meszaros first moved to Arizona to work as a computer engineer at McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Company. After several years, he changed his career to medicine but kept to his engineering interests by specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery. His lifetime involvement in athletics prompted him to sub-specialize in Sports Medicine.

Throughout his training and career, Dr. Meszaros has been involved in the care of athletes and teams of all levels including:

  • Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago Bears
  • San Diego Padres
  • Milwaukee Admirals Professional Hockey Team
  • Professional Rodeo
  • Grossmont College
  • San Diego State University
  • Multiple high school football teams

Dr. Meszaros is happy to be back in the valley enjoying all the activities Arizona has to offer along with his wife and two children.


  • Medical: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ


  • Orthopaedic Surgery Internship: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of California at San Diego, San Diego. CA


  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons; July, 2005; Recertified 2016
  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons; November, 2008; Recertified 2016

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Dr. William Meszaros

Dr. Meszaros specializes in a variety of orthopedic conditions with a special interest in shoulder and knee surgeries.

He also treats most sports related injuries of the hand, wrist, elbow, hip, and ankle.