Following the news that ‘Trevor Noah sues orthopedic surgeon Dr Riley J. Williams III and a New York City hospital for alleged negligence’, people have been naturally curious as to find out who the shoulder, elbow, and knee specialist is.
So, here is an attempt to respond to all of Dr. Riley’s net worth, wife, age-related stories, and the Trevor Noah controversy (of course).
Dr Riley J. Williams III Sued By Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah filed a lawsuit claiming he has suffered “severe emotional distress and great physical pain” as a result of the negligence of Dr Riley J. Williams III and the Hospital for Special Surgery.
According to legal documents filed in November 2020, the Daily Show host was a patient of Dr. Riley between August and December 2020, including for an unspecified surgery in November.
In the complaint filed by Trevor’s attorneys, he accused both his doctor and the hospital, along with their agents, employees, of performing and rendering a diagnosis, management, care, treatment, and surgery in a negligent and careless manner.
The lawsuit also claims the defendants were negligent and careless in their alleged failure to treat and care for Trevor in a careful and skillful manner and allegedly failed to use approved methods in his care, treatment and the surgery performed, and more.
A media spokesperson for the hospital, however, counterargued to everything Trevor said. In a statement for E! News, they told “HSS received a complaint filed on behalf of Mr. Trevor Noah. We have shared with Mr. Noah’s attorney a detailed rebuttal to the claims, which are meritless.” while continuing to praise HSS as the world’s leading academic medical center ranked #1 in orthopedics globally and nationally.
Dr Riley J. Williams III Age
Because Dr Riley J. Williams III was born on 16 March 1966, he reached the age of 55 in 2021.
Does Dr Riley J. Williams III Have A Wife?
Yes. Dr Riley J. Williams is married and has a wife who is also a doctor. And together they are also proud parents of their two daughters.
Dr Riley, who is otherwise very less revealing about his personal life, said “No one is lucky as I am to be their dad…….” hinting at his two daughters.
Dr Riley J. Williams III Education
From 1987 – 1992 Dr. Riley pursued his Doctor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Then the coming five years, he studied under Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program at Hospital for Special Surgery. Afterward, for a year in 1997 – 1998, he worked for his Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship also at Hospital for Special Surgery.
Following his residency and fellowship, he was hired as a staff surgeon and specialist by the same hospital (HSS) in 1998.
Some 23-years later and Dr Riley is still dedicated to his practice at HSS in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sports-related and orthopedic injuries.
Since the same time he began his professional tenure at HSS, Riley was also appointed as an instructor in orthopedic surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College. And even today, he is their professor of Orthopedic Surgery.
The recipient of the Philip D. Wilson Jr. Award, Ranawat Award, Charles C. Neer Award, and Aircast Award among others, Dr Riley was named to the Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area list, and the Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors list, since 2007 and 2010, respectively.
Dr Riley J. Williams III Net Worth
Dr Riley J. Williams III was said to have above an estimated $25 million net worth. The digit, however, had not been confirmed.
A hint on his salary would be: as per salary.com an orthopedic surgeon working in the United States made an average of $504,250 per year salary as of November 2021.
Where Is Dr Riley J. Williams III From?
Dr Riley J. Williams III was born in Los Angeles, California.
Has Dr Riley J. Williams III Revealed His Family?
Dr Riley J. Williams seemed to have a pretty close bond with his father, Riley J. Williams II.
He mostly showed his pops on social media, on Father’s Day and birthdays, saying things like “Not bad for 72 years on the planet pops” when the patriarch turned 72 back in 2014.
Dr Riley also dedicates “Can’t express it any better than to say “Thank You”. Happy Mother’s Day to our rock” like messages to his mom.
He says his mom and his brother, Jeremy Williams, are two of his all-time favorite humans and that he is grateful for their presence in his life. “Your eternal faith in me helped to turn a dream into this reality.”
“50 years together on this planet. Couldn’t have asked for a better man to be my brother. Happy birthday my guy. 👊🏾” Dr Riley wrote early in January 2020 celebrating Jeremy’s birthday.
As it happens Dr Riley’s brother is also a doctor working currently as Monterey Park Hospital’s medical director. Otherwise, Jeremy is married to his wife Lulu Liu Williams and they share two beautiful kids.
How Tall Is Dr Riley J. Williams III?
Dr Riley J. Williams who admits to being always surrounded by tall athletes stands in his height of around 5’10”.
Is Dr Riley J. Williams III On Instagram, Facebook?
Yes. Dr Riley J. Williams is on Instagram and Facebook.
Until 21 December 2021, Dr Riley’s Instagram @rileywilliamsmd had129 posts and 2,449 followers and one could find him on Facebook @rileywilliamsmd.
One could as well give him a follow on Twitter @rileywilliamsMD.