Dr. William Hanks, MD

Dr. William Hanks, MD

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71 y/o
(18)

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Dr. William Hanks, MD is a cardiology specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in cardiology.

Cardiovascular Consultants Heart Center

1207 E Herndon Ave

Fresno, CA 93720
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Hanks performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiomegaly
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • San Diego State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Valley Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Valley Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Valley Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hanks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hanks does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hanks and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

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Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack

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Dr. Hanks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hanks to family and friends
2.6
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Hanks' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very good experience was in on time did all test Less than a week Dr Hanks explains everything he was going to do.
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I always wait so long to visit him in his office, about 1/5 to 2 hours for appointments scheduled ways in advance . This is not proffetional and right.
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My time is just as important as his time. I went to his office just 3 times and each time it was at least 2 hrs after my appt. time that I got to see him. The last visit, my appt was at 3:45. Yes, I was late and did not get there til 3:55 but I was shown to a room then sat in the waiting area...more
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My appointment with Dr. Hanks was at 1:00 PM and I was not seen by anyone until 2:30 PM. I was told that the reason they were so backed up is that patients keep showing up with out and appointment and we have to take them. What Dr. takes patients without an appointment? I waited 1.5 hours to get a...more
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