William Hodgson, M.D.

William Hodgson, M.D.


Back, Neck, Spine, Sports Medicine

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Dr. William Hodgson is a highly skilled physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor who specializes in conservative orthopedic treatments, including ultrasound-guided injections. Focusing on restoring functional abilities and maximizing the quality of life, Dr. Hodgson is committed to providing his patients with the specialized care they can trust to get back to their healthy, active lifestyles.

After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee, Dr. Hodgson went to East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, Tennessee, to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree. Following medical school, he completed an internship at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia, and then his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

Dr. Hodgson is an expert at caring for traumatic brain injuries and joint and back pain as well as in electrodiagnostic medicine, occupational medicine, and sports medicine.  

Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Hodgson enjoys sports and blues guitar, watching Tennessee football, and spending time outdoors fly-fishing, camping, and hiking.

Available to see patients at our Bristol – HospitalJohnson City, and Kingsport locations, Dr. Hodgson is dedicated to providing patients with exceptional orthopedic care.

Medical School

  • East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN


  • University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA


  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
“Dr. Hodgson and everyone was friendly and compassionate.”
– Audra H.
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