Dr. William Bolton, MD

Dr. William Bolton, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Bolton, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and specializes in thoracic surgery.

890 W Faris Rd Ste 320

Greenville, SC 29605

Contact Information

(864) 455-1200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

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  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Greenville Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Greenville Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Miss Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bolton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bolton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bolton to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bolton's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Bolton is so awesome. he is assuring and answer any questions you may have . I have all the faith in the in this doctor when he did my Mom's chest surgery. Pray for this man that he will continue being the doctor he is.
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in Easley, SC
Excellent surgeon. I had major thoracic surgery and it went very well. Dr. Bolton and his staff were very good about explaining everything. The surgery was complex and long. The care I received from Dr. Bolton was first rate. His resident doctors, the medical student and the hospital staff...more
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in Lyman, SC
Dr. Bolton is very compassionate and extremely knowledgeable. He is easy to talk to and is genuinely concerned about his patients.
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in Greer, SC
Dr. Bolton is a courteous, caring, professional! He took the time to explain in length to my Mother and if she didn't understand, he was patient. He kept us informed, which is important. I must say he keeps things "real" and demonstrates that you can give sad news with a kind heart. Excellent...more
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in Lavonia Georgia
Love him he is not only my dr but he's my family he's excellent I put all my trust in him he's the best dr ever friendly loving caring and could not ask for the heart felt compassion he has thank u for all u done for me dr Bolton and for my family u been a blessing to me and my family and so has...more
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