About William Hartley

William C. Hartley, MD, MPH, is a high school graduate from Colquitt County High School. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture with a major in Biological Science and received his Master’s degree in Public Health, concentrating in Health Policy and Management from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. He earned his Medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. After medical school, Dr. Hartley completed his residency in Family Medicine at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, GA. He went on to train in sports medicine, completing a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. Dr. Hartley is also trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound and he does ultrasound-guided procedures for various conditions, including osteoarthritis in hands, feet, elbows, shoulders, and knees.

Dr. Hartley is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the Southern Orthopedic Association.

A sports medicine trained physician, Dr. Hartley treats athletes for an array of injuries and conditions, such as sports-related concussion, fractures, ligament and tendon sprains and strains, and overuse injuries. He has provided team coverage for the University of Kentucky, Kentucky State University in Frankfort, and Woodford County High School in Versailles, KY. He has presented his research studies at national sports medicine meetings and has published in Sports Medicine Today. Dr. Hartley has returned home to join the Hughston Medical Group in South Georgia. He will treat patients and athletes who need nonsurgical orthopedic sports medicine care in the Moultrie and Valdosta area.