Dr. William Doty, MD

Dr. William Doty, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. William Doty, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pensacola, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1975 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

4700 Bayou Blvd Ste 2B

Pensacola, FL 32503

Contact Information

(850) 912-6100

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Chest Pain
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more than 95% of peers
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more than 95% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Doty's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Doty "A cardiologist in Pensacola for more than 30 years, Dr. Doty specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult cardiovascular diseases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, with board certification in the areas of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography and Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Doty received his medical degree and training in internal medicine from the University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Medicine. He completed his fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he was Chief Fellow and an Indiana Heart Association Research Fellow. Before establishing Pensacola Cardiology in 2017, Dr. Doty practiced with Cardiology Consultants, where he served patients at Sacred Heart, Baptist, and other major hospitals of northwest Florida and South Alabama. He is honored to continue his medical practice at Pensacola Cardiology alongside experienced and well-respected support staff who share his patient-centered approach to care. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Doty has been an advocate for rigorous medical education and quality systems of care throughout his career. For more than 30 years, he has served on the board of the Medical Educational Council of Pensacola, providing oversight of continuing medical education in Pensacola, surrounding areas, and the FSU College of Medicine. As Clinical Assistant Faculty at Florida State University College of Medicine, he has taught third and fourth year medical students for more than a decade. Dr. Doty also serves on the Board of Directors for Martha's Vineyard, an organization that provides support to families facing the serious illness and prolonged hospitalization of a loved one. He is Past President of the Florida Chapter of the American Heart Association, and served as Chairman of the Florida Chapter, American College of Cardiology's Quality of Patient Care Committee for over 10 years. Dr. Doty has participated in clinical research throughout his career, serving as a Principle Investigator for 15 national and international medical research trials in the areas of acute myocardial infarction, anticoagulation methodologies, obesity, and cholesterol management. He is an established author and speaker in the fields of clinical cardiology and end-of-life care, and he is a founding board member of Project GRACE (now Empath Choices for Care), an organization dedicated to promoting advance care planning and quality end-of-life care for those will terminal illness. In 2011, Dr. Doty was awarded the Henry D. McIntosh Humanitarian Award by the American College of Cardiology for his contributions to improving end-of-life care. Dr. Doty is known for his patient-centered approach to medicine, as well as his commitment to open communication and time spent listening. He believes that close relationships between doctors, patients, and their families remain the cornerstone of excellent patient care."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Doty "The mission of Pensacola Cardiology is to provide the highest possible quality of cardiovascular care and education for our patients through the delivery of cost-effective, technologically advanced, evidence-based, and patient-centered medical care."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care (6/13/2016)
    Action Taken: Letter of Concern
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida


  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Ala Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Ala Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Ind University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. William Doty, MD
Dr. Doty is simply the gold standard in healthcare providers. He makes you feel like he has all the time in the world to discuss your concerns. A great listener and a compassionate doctor! He understandably gets rave reviews from hospital staff and his patients and has the finest reputation in the...Read More
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Len Register in Pensacola – Aug 14, 2018
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Best doctor ever!! Dr Doty really cares about his patients and will spend ALOT of time going over every issue they might have. He also calls his patients personally which no one seems to do anymore. All of his office staff are very friendly and helpful.
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May 31, 2018
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He is a great doctor! He listens to his patients and spends real time with them.
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Pensacola, FL – Oct 12, 2017
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