Dr. William Turton Jr, MD

Dr. William Turton Jr, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. William Turton Jr, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

860 Brookstone Centre Pkwy Ste B

Columbus, GA 31904

Contact Information

(706) 321-2050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Turton Jr "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."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

7  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Georgia Southwestern College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Turton Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turton Jr to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Turton Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Turton and his staff are amazing.. I couldn't ask for a better doctor and his assist Hope is also amazing
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Our love one had the gastric sleeve, and was suppose to leave the hospital in three days and he never recovered. People please do your research and make sure that your are ready to have this type of surgery and please don't rush it.
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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.
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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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