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William R. Puffinbarger, ​MD
 Associate Professor
Pediatric Orthopedics

William R. Puffinbarger, MD

William R. Puffinbarger, MD, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Pediatric Orthopedics.  His areas of interest are in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery including complex hip and spine conditions as well as cerebral palsy.

Dr. Puffinbarger earned his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, OK in 1991.  He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 1996.  He continued his specialized education, receiving Fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at Babies and Children's Hospital of New York in New York, NY in 1999.

Dr. Puffinbarger currently serves as the Medical Director of the OU Children's Physicians Clinic in Children's Hospital.  He also serves as Course Director for student rotations in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.



Professional Organizations:
- Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
- Scoliosis Research Society

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