Dr. William Davis, MD

Dr. William Davis, MD

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60 y/o

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Dr. William Davis, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Davis is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
high
more than 82% of peers
Osteoarthritis
high
more than 81% of peers
Gout
normal
more than 73% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Davis "Dr. Davis earned his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and obtained his medical degree at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. He trained in internal medicine at Ochsner and completed a fellowship in rheumatology at the Rackham Arthritis Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Davis joined the medical staff at Ochsner in 1991. 

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology.  Dr. Davis has served on national committees for the colleges.  He is a past president of the Staff Executive Committee of the Ochnser Medical Center and a current member of the Physicians Excellence Committee.  Dr. Davis is Associate Professor of the University of Queensland/Ochsner Clinical School, and is Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency."

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Arthropathy in Behcet's Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Gout
  • Gouty Arthropathy
  • Hammer Toe
  • Limb Cramp
  • Lupus
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Post-Infectious Reactive Arthropathy
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Alton Ochser Med Found
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Alton Ochser Med Found
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Tulane University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Davis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Davis accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Humana Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Davis has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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