Dr. William W. Turton Jr., MD

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Dr. William W. Turton Jr., MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male

West Georgia Physicians 301 Medical Dr Ste 506, Lagrange, GA 30240 Get Directions
(706) 880-7320

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Recognizing obesity as a major health problem that contributes to other medical problems such as diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea,...   Read More

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      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.
      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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      Specialties

      • Bariatric Surgery
      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Colon Cancer
      • Gallbladder Diseases
      • Gallstones
      • Hernia
      • Hiatal Hernia
      • Obesity
      • Weight Loss

      Procedures Performed

      • 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
      • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Sleeve Gastrectomy
      • Stomach Surgery

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      Education

      • 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 School
        Georgia Southwestern College

        Graduated in 1984

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Turton Jr.'s Care Philosophy

      Recognizing obesity as a major health problem that contributes to other medical problems such as diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, and hypertension, I am excited seeing these conditions improve or resolve after weight loss surgery.