Dr. William Hines, MD

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Dr. William Hines, MD
Dr. William Hines, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 63 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.

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    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' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pulmonology
    •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease

    Conditions Treated

    • Acidosis
    • Acute Pharyngitis
    • Alkalosis
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchiolitis
    • 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
    • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
    • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
    • Pneumonia
    • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Thrombosis
    • Tuberculosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

      Graduated in 1978

    • Internship Hospital
      Wake Forest Medical Center

      Completed in 1978

    • Residency Hospital
      Wake Forest Medical Center

      Completed in 1981

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Tulane University Hospital

      Completed in 1983

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Pulmonology
    • Critical Care Medicine

    Procedures Performed

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