Dr. William Lydiatt, MD

Dr. William Lydiatt, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. William Lydiatt, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in surgical oncology.Read his story

8303 Dodge St # 304

Omaha, NE 68114

Contact Information

(402) 354-5048

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lydiatt performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thyroidectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Lydiatt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lydiatt "With over 20 years in practice of head and neck surgery, Bill Lydiatt is Chair, Department of Surgery at Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Clinical Professor of Surgery at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at the United States Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Virginia. He is also a lecturer at the UNMC College of Medicine and Dentistry and teaches a course in the Art and Science of Medical Decision Making at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. He received a BS in Biology from Stanford University, MD and Residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Nebraska, fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a EMBA from the University of Colorado. Lydiatt's clinical interest is in the care of patients with endocrine surgical disorders of the head and neck and oral cavity cancer and salivary gland neoplasms. He has a long standing interest in the prevention of depression in HNC patients. He also is interested in the use of the arts to enhance teaching and understanding of the patient experience. He is the current Vice-Chair of AJCC Head and Neck Staging Committee. He has over 120 publications, books and book chapters in the field."

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1  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer

34  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Ne College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lydiatt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lydiatt's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lydiatt to family and friends
10 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Lydiatt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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