William M. Browning III, DO, MS


Special Interests

Sports Medicine
Arthroscopic Surgery/Hip Arthroscopy
Joint Replacement of the Shoulder, Hip, and Knee
General and Pediatric Orthopaedics
Fracture Care


Clinic Locations

New Smyrna Beach
Port Orange

Education & Training

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
  • Master of Science in Medical Education, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV


  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery, American Osteopathic Association


Dr. William Browning III is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Browning specializes in sports medicine with a special emphasis in arthroscopy and joint replacement of the shoulder, hip, and knee.

Following in the footsteps of his parents, both doctors, Dr. Browning launched his career in his home state of West Virginia.  He received his Master of Science in Medical Education and completed his residency at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) in Pennsylvania.

Following his residency training, Dr. Browning pursued a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Buffalo. While there he provided care for the NFL’s Buffalo Bills and the NHL’s Buffalo Sabers.

Dr. Browning currently serves as Assistant Team Physician for Stetson University and Team Physician for Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, among others.

In his spare time, Dr. Browning enjoys camping, mountain biking, playing the guitar, and attending his kids’ sporting events.

Recent Posts


Meet Dr. William Browning – Sports Medicine Specialist

Florida Orthopaedic Associates welcomes board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon William M. Browning, DO.

hip and back pain

Good News: It’s Not Your Hip, It’s Your Back

Dr. Nathan Turnbull reviews how to differentiate between hip pain and back pain to better help you determine the source of your discomfort.

How to Know If It Is a Shoulder or Neck Injury

How to Know If It Is a Shoulder or Neck Injury

Dr. Steen explains, “Some neck conditions can refer pain to the arm making it confusing to know if you’re dealing with a shoulder or neck injury.”