Dr. William Lightfoot, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 71
  
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6701 Airport Blvd Ste B329 Mobile, AL 36608

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Dr. William Lightfoot, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in general surgery.


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Excellent surgeon, showed extreme concern for my health, excited about my results. God fearing individual.
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Biography

Dr. William Lightfoot, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1979
U South Ala
Residency Hospital
1975
U South Ala
Internship Hospital
1974
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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(251) 266-3544

Dr. Lightfoot accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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PHCS Network PPO

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Practice Areas

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.

Typically treats 85% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightfoot performs Gallbladder Removal more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Lightfoot performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightfoot performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Lightfoot performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Gastric Surgery

Gastric surgery, also known as gastric bypass surgery, is a type of bariatric surgery that can help obese patients achieve significant weight loss by diverting food past the first section of the small intestine.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightfoot performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Lightfoot performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightfoot performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Lightfoot performs this procedure more than 68% of their peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightfoot performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 42% of their peers

Dr. Lightfoot performs this procedure more than 42% of their peers

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Dr. Lightfoot's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightfoot treats Ulcer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lightfoot treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightfoot performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lightfoot performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lightfoot performs Hernia Repair more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lightfoot performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lightfoot's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Providence Surgical Services6701 Airport Blvd Ste B329 Mobile, AL 36608
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