Dr. William W. Turton Jr., MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 54

301 Medical Dr Ste 506
Lagrange, GA 30240
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West Georgia Medical Center
1514 Vernon Rd
Lagrange, GA 30240

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West Georgia Physicians
West Georgia Surgery & Bariatrics
301 Medical Dr Ste 506
Lagrange, GA 30240
West Georgia Surgery & Bariatrics
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1400 Bradley Lake Blvd
Columbus, GA 31904
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    Dr. Turton Jr.'s Experience

    Dr. Turton Jr.'s Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Colon Surgery
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Stomach Surgery
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    • Colon Cancer
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Obesity
    • Weight Loss
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    Background Check for Dr. Turton Jr.

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinics

    Residency Hospital

    Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinics

    Undergraduate Schools

    Georgia Southwestern College
    Graduated in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Turton Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 14 responses
    • 2 reviews

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    5 out of 5
    - in Lagrange, Ga. |

    I would highly recommend Dr.Turton. This was the first time I have had him as my physician. He is direct,yet compassionate.He makes sure surgery is the last step in your recovery. He will be the surgeon I will request from now on.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Columbus, Georgia |

    He is Great! Nice and he gets down to the point. No beating around the bush. He will go out of his way to help you! He did it for me!

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    Office Locations

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    West Georgia Physicians
    West Georgia Surgery & Bariatrics
    301 Medical Dr Ste 506
    Lagrange, GA 30240
    (706) 880-7320 (Office)
    (706) 812-2640 (Fax)
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    West Georgia Surgery & Bariatrics
    Columbus
    1400 Bradley Lake Blvd
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 321-2050 (Office)
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    West Georgia Surgery & Bariatrics
    Opelika
    3320 Skyway Dr Ste 602
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (706) 880-7320 (Office)
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