Dr. William Norris, MD

Dr. William Norris, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(47)
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Dr. William Norris, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Newnan, GA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Read his story

2401 Newnan Crossing Blvd E Ste 110

Newnan, GA 30265

Contact Information

(678) 631-4610

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Gastritis
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more than 85% of peers
Dysphagia
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more than 81% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Norris' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Norris "Dr. Norris is a cum laude graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta where he earned his bachelor's degree in biology. He received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. After completing an internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, Dr. Norris joined the U.S. Army Medical Corps. During that time, he served as Chief of Medicine at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He completed a fellowship in gastroenterology from the National Capitol Consortium at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, and an advanced endoscopic training program from the University of Maryland. As a member of the Army Medical Corps, Dr. Norris also served as a PROFIS physician for the 2/187 infantry battalion, the 3rd brigade combat team, and the 82nd airborne division, as well as served a six-month deployment to Mosul, Iraq. He later worked as a staff gastroenterologist and the director of endoscopy at Walter Reed. During his time with the Army, he received the Bronze Star Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Order of the Combat Spur, and was a three-time recipient of the Army Commendation Medal. Most recently, Dr. Norris was in private practice in Nashville, Tennessee, where he also served as Medical Director for Quality Medical Research. He has held many academic appointments, including assistant professor of medicine for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and assistant professor of medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Dr. Norris has been published in many peer-reviewed journals, including the World Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Endoscopy, and the Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases. He also served as an editorial reviewer for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Saudi Medical Journal, and for the American College of Gastroenterology Institute of Clinical Research and Education. In addition to serving on the American College of Gastroenterology's public relations committee, Dr. Norris is a member of the National Medical Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 2016. "

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This content was provided by Dr. Norris "Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterologists"
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Morehouse College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Meharry Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Tennessee - Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of Tennessee - Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Maryland Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Walter Reed Army Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The Order of the Combat Spur for medical service with 3rd Brigade, First Cav Division, Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2009
  • Bronze Star, 2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Norris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Norris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Norris to family and friends
4.2
based on 47 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Norris' 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
Patient Comments (7)
in Newnan, GA |
Dr. William Norris changed my life. I was diagnosed with IBS shortly after having my son over 12 years ago by my Primary Care Physician; however, recent kidney issues and reoccurring yeast and E. coli urinary infections over the last few years caused me to seek out the help of a Gastroenterologist. I am no longer living in pain, and the bacteria is completely re-balanced thanks specifically to Dr. Norris. Best decision I ever made was to call for an appointment to see him.
in Newnan, GA |
Dr. Norris is a professional, courteous, knowledgeable, and most importantly empathetic gastroenterology provider. He takes the time to listen to you, as the patient, with true concern; and includes your input when conducting his plan of care. With my experience, Dr. Norris has gone above and beyond to get me at a healthier standard. He was able to give me medical advice for a comorbid issue that was more beneficial to me than the actual specialist I see them for. I highly recommend Dr. Norris.
Senoia, Georgia |
Dr. Norris is a great physician. He takes the time to make sure you have all questions and concerns answered. My experience was wonderful and I would recommend Dr. Norris to anyone looking for a great gastroenterologist.
in Sharpsburg, GA |
Dr. Norris is fantastic. I have recommended Dr. Norris to all of my family and friends. He listens and answers all of your questions. He explains the best way to treat your illness. He also goes above and beyond to find the best treatments available.
Newnan, GA |
Dr Norris recently cared for my mother. He was very kind and explained things at each visit in a way that we both could understand.
Tyrone, GA |
My mother started going to Dr. Norris at the beginning of 2017. He shows genuine concern for her and listens to her issues and problems. Of course he has his busy times just like any other doctor but we truly appreciate the time he spends with her, his advice and knowledge. His nurse, Stacy, is awesome! I explained to her that I work full time so I'm not always available to attend my mom's doctor visits. She calls me after each appointment to let me know what Dr. Norris said.
in Newnan, Ga |
Had a very stress-free experience with Dr. Norris and his staff. Everyone was very kind and humorous and a pleasure to be around. Dr. Norris is very professional and courteous.
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Dr. Norris accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Elect Choice EPO
    Managed Choice POS
    Managed Choice PPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
    Freedom Plus
    Medicare Choice Plus PPO
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  • Humana
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  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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