Dr. William Conway II, MD

Dr. William Conway II, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. William Conway II, MD is a general surgery specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in general surgery, liver disorders, and more.

317 W Pueblo St

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
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more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Conway II "Dr. William Conway's clinical interests are complex upper GI oncologic surgery, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer including adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine tumors, biliary tract cancers including cholangiocarcinoma and gallbladder cancer; metastatic disease to the liver, ablation therapy of metastatic liver disease including microwave ablation, carcinoid tumors, abdominal sarcoma including GI stromal tumors (GIST), complex upper GI surgery for beingn disease and minimally invasive approaches to gastric, pancreatic, and liver surgery. Dr. Conway also specializes in treating patients with peritoneal surface malignancies including peritoneal malignant mesothelioma. Dr. Conway earned his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and completed his internship and residency at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. He also completed some international studies in Ghana during that time. Dr. Conway then completed his surgical oncology fellowship at John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, California. He is board certified in general surgery and is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology."
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5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Liver Disorders
  • Robotic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

78  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Manometry
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Hope College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Wayne State Unviersity/Detroit Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Detroit Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • John Wayne Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Conway II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Conway II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Conway II to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Conway II'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 (1)

Wonderful doctor and staff. We were so comfortable with him and his confidence with my difficult surgery. He was a blessing. We were so glad we found him. Thank you Dr. Conway and staff!
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