Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Foot and Ankle Surgery at Hancock Orthopedics

Dr. Wil Adams is a Fellowship Trained Foot and Ankle Surgeon that practices at Hancock Orthopedics in Greenfield, IN. He specializes in Adult and Pediatric Reconstruction, but sees and treats a broad variety of pathologies. He is an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Adams is a Surgeon, Educator, Orthopedic device consultant, and Researcher.
Dr. Adams and his Nurse Practitioner see patients on Tuesdays, and Thursdays. They take call for the emergency room, and local urgent care centers for trauma, infections and sports injuries. They are available 24/7 for emergencies via an on-call answering service.

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Dr. Adams is an Indiana native. He attended Indiana University-Bloomington where he met his wife Allison. He got degrees in Nutrition Science, Biology and Chemistry. Dr. Adams then got his doctorate from Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine where he was a Dean’s List student. He then came back to Indianapolis to do his surgical residency, and was Chief resident at Community Health Network. He stayed in Indianapolis, and completed advanced training in a Fellowship focusing on Adult and Pediatric Reconstruction. During his Fellowship, Dr. Adams worked part-time for Hancock Orthopedics. He has remained there since.


Dr. Adams in the operatory

Dr. Adams enjoys teaching as he helps educate, and train the surgical residents at Community Health Network, and the Fellows at American Health Network. He actively participates in research, and peer reviewing for national journals.

He is also a consultant for orthopedic device companies where he is afforded the opportunity to help train, and design with other surgeons across the country.

When Dr. Adams is not practicing medicine he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, snow skiing, traveling, and riding single track on his dirt bike, or mountain bike.

Dr. Adams has special interests in the following areas:

Arthroscopic surgery
Minimally invasive calcaneal fracture repair
Flat foot reconstruction, Adult and Pediatric
Vitamin D, and its correlation with bone healing
Cartilage restoration for the Tibiotalar joint
Regenerative medicine
5th Metatarsal fractures
Non-union revision surgery

William J.E. Adams, DPM CV (pdf)



Before & After Photos


Before and After correction of painful, arthritic bunion deformity

(Note: Skin color changes due to swelling)

Note: Your results may vary

Schedule your consultation with Dr. Adams: (317) 477-6683