Dr. William Growdon, MD

Dr. William Growdon, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(17)
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Dr. William Growdon, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

1245 16th St Ste 202

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
very high
more than 98% of peers
Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
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Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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.

Education

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Growdon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Growdon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Growdon to family and friends
4.3
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Growdon's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (5)

in Los Angeles, CA |
I am so happy I got to meet dr. Growdon for so many years now. He is acknowledgeable, professional but also very personal and sensitive. He really cares about his patients and I always felt I was on good hands. I trust him 100%. He is my favorite doctor ever. I wish I ciuld replicate him and have...more
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Venice, CA |
During my pregnancy Dr Growdon was an outstanding physician. I’m 42 years old, so considered a high risk patient. He was never in a rush- has a very caring personality and called me himself to discuss care. I had a C Section and there were no post procedure infections, the healing was perfect. A...more
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Dr. Growdon is an amazing doctor. He is really good and i trust him. I highly recommend him. He has a very warm personality. He will personally call you to make sure everything is ok.
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Growdon was the best doctor! We are very pleased that he guided us through our first pregnancy and we would love for him to deliver our next baby if possible. Aside from his professionalism, I loved that he was so open to listen to my concerns and desire to have a natural birth.
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in Los Angeles, CA |
He definitely looks like he's very experienced. He has a comforting personality, listens to you and explains all needed info.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Growdon accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Power Select HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net HMO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Growdon has admitting privileges

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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