Dr. William Dunavant, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 51

Dr. Dunavant
Accepting new patients

Baptist Memorial Hospital-collierville

1500 W Poplar Ave Collierville, TN 38017

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(901) 767-8301

Dr. William Dunavant, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Collierville, TN and has over 77 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University medical school in 1944. He is affiliated with Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Dunavant to book an appointment.

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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Dunavant's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dunavant treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Dunavant treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Gallstones
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dunavant treats Gallstones more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Dunavant treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dunavant performs Gallbladder Removal more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Dunavant performs this procedure more than 64% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy

Dr. Dunavant's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Megacolon
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Dunavant accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Dunavant's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dunavant

4.3

Based on 15 ratings

5 Stars
80%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
13.333333333333334%
(2)
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (14)
  • Listened & answered questions (13)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (13)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (1)
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THE most friendly, knowledgeable, kind and Christian Dr around . His parents must have done a good job!
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No results
What could be improved
No results
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Marjorie Ward in Memphis , TN – Dec 03, 2018
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came for a check up and waited more than hour and had to leave for work because it took so long. for just a check up....
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
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May 30, 2018
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dr. Donovan as an excellent surgeon very informative and would most definitely recommend him
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No results
What could be improved
No results
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Mark Fisher in Memphis tn. – Nov 03, 2017
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Dr. Dunavant was very caring and gave my daughter excellent care with the removal of her gall bladder. He took extra precautions with her and really responded to her needs. I would definitely recommend him. He is a wonderful doctor.
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What could be improved
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Memphis, TN – Jul 19, 2016
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Wonderful doctor with very kind bedside manner. He took wonderful care of me and my daughter,
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Dianna in Memphis, TN – Apr 13, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. William Dunavant, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Collierville, TN and has over 77 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1948
Tenn John Gaston Hospital
Residency Hospital
1945
Jersey City Med Center
Internship Hospital
1944
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. William Dunavant, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Dunavant frequently treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones, Gallstones, and Gallbladder Removal. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Dunavant treats.

Where is Dr. William Dunavant, MD's office located?

Dr. Dunavant's office is located at 1500 W Poplar Ave, Collierville, TN 38017. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Baptist Memorial Hospital-collierville1500 W Poplar Ave Collierville, TN 38017
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis

Memphis, TN

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average