William G. Humphreys, M.D.

William G. Humphreys, M.D.


Ankle, Hand, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine

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Serving the orthopedic needs of northwest Missouri since 1989, Dr. William Humphreys is a senior partner and founder of the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center. With endless experience and extensive knowledge through treating athletes and families for nearly three decades, Dr. Humphreys has dedicated his practice to keeping patients healthy and active. 

Dr. Humphreys treats acute and chronic injuries and conditions of the ankle, hand, hip, and knee and offers joint replacement as well as orthopedic trauma and sports medicine care. He enjoys the daily challenge of combining his mental skills with people skills and strives to treat his patients as he would family members.

Dr. Humphreys received his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. He later attended medical school at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He also completed his internship training and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Missouri. 

Aside from helping his patients live better lives through specialized, compassionate care, Dr. Humphreys enjoys getting outdoors. In his free time, he plays golf, goes boating, hikes, and takes his dogs on plenty of walks. He also enjoys trivia.

Dr. Humphreys is available to see patients at our office in St. Joseph, Missouri, as well as at the Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton, Missouri.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO
  • Internship: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO


  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Buchanan County Medical Association
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • Missouri State Medical Association

Team Affiliations

  • Central High School

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Mosaic Life Care
  • St. Joseph Center for Outpatient Surgery
  • Wright Memorial Hospital
“Dr. Humphreys was very helpful in diagnosing my pain. Gave me good options to consider.”
– Jane A.
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