Dr. William Fortson, MD

Dr. William Fortson, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Fortson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.

2300 Manchester Expy Bldg 201

Columbus, GA 31904

Contact Information

(706) 320-2766

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Employers Health Plan of Georgia

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Fortson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Enteritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Fortson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
84

Conditions Treated

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9

Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.

Education

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Med College Of Georgia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Med College Of Georgia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fortson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Fortson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Fortson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Fortson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fortson to family and friends
4.4
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fortson's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Thomaston, Ga
Great Dr really cares for his patients he has been treating me for over a year, he works with my other Dr. And will talk to me when I call with a question something you do not see these days.
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