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Dr. William Hooper, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Hooper

Coastal Pulmonary Assocoates

320 Santa Fe Dr Ste 107 Encinitas, CA 92024

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Dr. William Hooper, MD is a pulmonologist in Encinitas, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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(760) 230-8994

Dr. Hooper accepts the following insurance:

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Arizona Foundation
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Dr. Hooper's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Emphysema
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hooper treats Emphysema more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hooper treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hooper treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Hooper treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Shortness of Breath
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hooper treats Shortness of Breath more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Hooper treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Hooper's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asbestosis
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Pregnancy
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Pneumonia
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chest Disorders
  • Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases
  • Chronic Lung Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Eosinophilic Pneumonia
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Genetic Predisposition to Asthma
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Loffler's Syndrome
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pneumohemothorax
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Due to Pseudomonas
  • Pneumonitis
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Staphylococcal Pneumonia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Pneumonia
  • Wheezing

About Me

Our practice strives to deliver a perceptible difference in patient care.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Education

1980
University Of California San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
1978
Royal Victoria Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Royal Victoria Hospital
Internship Hospital
1975
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Medical School
1971
University of British Columbia
Undergraduate School
1980
1980
1978
1976
1975
1971

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • McGill University Research Scholarship, 1972,1973
  • Francis B. Parker Scholarship, 1978, 1979
  • University Of British Columbia Scholarships, 1967,1968,

Media & Publications

  • Available upon request as a Curriculum Vitae.,
  • www.rsmghealth.com,

Dr. Hooper's Reviews

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Great experience, from the moment he walked into room-he listened,checked all tests run, explained everything so I could understand, and gave me great direction on how to take care of the problem at hand. Thanks Doctor!
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I was diagnosed with Respiratory Syncytial Virus, with 8% in-hospital mortality for seniors, and after hospitalization went to outpatient care by Dr. William (sometimes “Wayne”) Hooper at Coastal Pulmonary. With chest pain and a strangling cough, I tried to reach him. He sent a message via his clerk explaining that he “did not know what to do.” He was unwilling to speak with me, and transmitted neither questions nor recommendations. I changed meds without medical advice, and am still here.
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One of the most remarkable, knowledgeable, intuitive physicians I have ever encountered. On my first visit he correctly diagnosed my condition, which was misdiagnosed by many previous primary and ER doctors I had seen. His sensitivity and calm nature, his ability to listen and understand distress were the beginning of healing before he even ordered any tests or medication. My wife and I are so in awe of this fine gentleman. We truly admire and trust his medical abilities. His score: perfect 10.
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Very much like D Hooper. He spent quite bit of time answering all our question. He is not a big fan of prescribing unnecessary tests and medications.
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He is awesome! And has a great sense of humor! What more could you ask for thx dr hooper your great!!! Very knowledgeable and kind! Takes time to listen and explain all your test results!
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My primary doctor for the past 20 years, and he probably saved my life some years ago when he diagnosed my pneumonia with MRSA, and got me to the hospital right away. Another time he noticed a lump in my neck that turned out to be a thyroid problem that required surgery. His distinguishing characteristic is meticulous attention to detail in his examinations and review of blood test data. His referrals, when necessary, are always to doctors that are most highly regarded. He is a superb doctor.
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If you want the best in current, valid diagnosis and treatment, look no further. Dr. Hooper is just what I look for in medical care--an expert, a clear communicator, and a boost to positive thinking and positive outcomes.
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My first visit was very dissapointing. The Hooper communication skills were poor. He was very quick to diagnose my mental status . Asthma was not the case. Waste of time.
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Dr. Hooper is unquestionably one of the best physicians I have ever encountered. He immediately identified the cause of my issue with a chronic cough and intermittent wheezing which had been plaguing me for weeks. Exhausted from lack of sleep, constant coughing, and discouraged with only temporary relief after two trips to the ER, he resolved all my concerns and advised a new course of treatment. I felt myself recovering before I even left his office. He is truly a wizard of healing.
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