Dr. William Norris, MD

Dr. William Norris, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. William Norris, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Newnan, GA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College in 1999 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

1200 Lower Fayetteville Rd Ste B

Newnan, GA 30265

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(678) 631-4610

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

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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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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

70  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

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

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  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. William Norris, MD
Excellent, caring, Doctor.
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Nuria Martin in Newnan – Sep 23, 2018
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Highly recommend Dr. Norris. He’s an excellent Gastro doctor; listens closely to symptoms and diagnosed medication worked instantly removing pain and discomfort.
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Forrest in GA – Jul 30, 2018
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Wow! He saw and came and crushed it. I had been all over the Atlanta area. And an issue I’ve been dealing with for a couple of years and no one had an answer until Dr. Norris. His pleasant nature and and sure fire knowledge led to an improvement in a short two weeks. Go to this doctor!!!
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Grateful in Sharpsburg – Jul 27, 2018
Dr. Norris will be happy to hear this! Thank you!
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Dr. Norris is a great physician. He shows genuine concern to his patients and their health. I would recommend him to family and friends.
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Debara Hartsfield in Jonesboro, Georiga – Feb 22, 2018
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Excellent! I would definitely recommend Dr. Norris to family and friends.
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