Dr. William W. Turton Jr., MD

Dr. William W. Turton Jr., MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male | 55 years old

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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.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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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.

Dr. Turton Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

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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