Dr. William Briggs, MD
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Dr. William Briggs, MD

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Gastroenterology | Male

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Dr. William Briggs, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Tulsa, OK. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Briggs is affiliated with Saint Francis Hospital.

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Dr. Briggs' Reviews

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3.9
based on 16 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Dr. Briggs' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Mcalester, OK |
One of the most pleasant and personable doctors I have ever met. He is extremely knowledgeable and keeps updated on the latest findings available. Highly recommend.
in Tulsa, OK |
He is a really great Doctor. He's easy to talk to and takes the time to get to know you.
in Broken Arrow, OK |
I took my wife to see William Briggs. At first, he seemed genuinely concerned about her condition. He diagnosed her by thumping on her stomach and told her that she was just plugged up. We both told him that we did not think that was the case. He got extremely upset that we did not agree with him. He ordered a few tests. He never called to let us know what the results were. We called his office several times to try and find out the results, to no avail. We finally had to go to another doctor.
in Sapulpa, OK |
I found Dr. Briggs' information online and when I called to schedule an appointment, they got me in right away. I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome which seems to be progressing over the years. Whenever I explained to Dr. Briggs about how my IBS won't allow me to eat anything without needing a bathroom next to me, he knew exactly what to give me. He prescribed me Dicyclomine which fights the abdominal pain and diarrhea to the extreme. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who has the same issue
in Broken Arrow, OK |
William Briggs misdiagnosed me and then refused to take my call or even respond to me. I was left in severe abdominal pain for two weeks. I called several times and the nurses told me that he would return my call. He never called. I spent a total of 4 weeks waiting to hear from him and to this day he has never called back. I had to go to a real Gastroenterologist to be treated. THIS GUY IS NOT A GOOD DOCTOR AT ALL!
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  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology
  •  Malpractice claims in Oklahoma not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    University Health Science Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    University Health Science Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    La State University

    Completed in 1996

    University Of Southern California

    Completed in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry