Dr. William W. Turton Jr, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 52

301 Medical Dr Suite 506
Lagrange, GA 30240
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Hospital Quality

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West Georgia Medical Center
1514 Vernon Road
LaGrange, GA 30240

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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

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    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colon Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
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    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Appendicitis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gallstones
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Obesity
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
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    • Ventral Hernia
    • 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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Turton Jr's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turton Jr to family and friends

    16 responses
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 14 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Turton Jr
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Turton Jr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    West Georgia Physicians
    West Georgia Surgery & Bariatrics
    301 Medical Dr Suite 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 Suite Suite 602
    Opelika, AL 36801
    (706) 880-7320 (Office)
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