Dr. William Hines, MD

Dr. William Hines, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(12)
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Dr. William Hines, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Hines is affiliated with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet and Baton Rouge General - Mid City.

7373 Perkins Rd

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest Champus
  • 3 More

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Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

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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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Wake Forest Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Wake Forest Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tulane University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hines has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hines' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hines to family and friends
3.9
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Hines' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Baton Rouge, LA |
He is fantastic. Takes time to really listen and understand the issue. I wish more were like this. Seems like many doctors today just want to rush it to get on to the next, but not Dr. Hines. I now insist on only seeing him.
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Dr. Hines accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Verity Healthnet
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Hines has admitting privileges

Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet
8585 Picardy Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Baton Rouge General - Mid City
3600 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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