Dr. William A. Arnold, MD

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Dr. William A. Arnold, MD

General Surgery | Male

Bariatric and Wellness Institute 3815 E Bell Rd Ste 2100, Phoenix, AZ 85032 Get Directions
(480) 454-7350

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We provide bariatric services that range from medically supervised weight loss to state-of-the -art minimally invasive surgery. Bariatric procedures include: gastric sleeve, Roux en Y gastric bypass, duodenal switch. In addition, we provide evaluation and treatment for complications or problems associated with previous bariatric surgery regardless of where the original operation was performed. We also evaluate and treat a wide range of general surgery conditions. Many of these conditions can be treated using minimally invasive techniques with the laparoscope or the robot. We also provide endoscopic procedures for screening and diagnostic purposes.Read more

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Mass
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cystotomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Keck Shool Of Medicine-Usc

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Tufts University Medical Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Tufts University Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Clinic Scottsdale

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California, Davis

    Graduated in 1993

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Arnold's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Arnold

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Arnold's Care Philosophy

We provide bariatric services that range from medically supervised weight loss to state-of-the -art minimally invasive surgery. Bariatric procedures include: gastric sleeve, Roux en Y gastric bypass, duodenal switch. In addition, we provide evaluation and treatment for complications or problems associated with previous bariatric surgery regardless of where the original operation was performed.

We also evaluate and treat a wide range of general surgery conditions. Many of these conditions can be treated using minimally invasive techniques with the laparoscope or the robot. We also provide endoscopic procedures for screening and diagnostic purposes.