Dr. William Nowlin Jr, MD

Dr. William Nowlin Jr, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 79
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Nowlin Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Valparaiso, IN and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 1962 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

1200 Roosevelt Pl

Valparaiso, IN 46383

Contact Information

(219) 464-2218

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Pipefitters
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
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more than 63% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 45% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 38% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Fisk University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1958
  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • Hurley Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Northwestern University Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nowlin Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nowlin Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nowlin Jr to family and friends
5.0
based on 14 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Nowlin Jr'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is so kind and so informative and a Christian man truly called to this work. He saved a friend of mines life. Forever grateful.
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You will never find a more compassionate sincere doctor, then Dr. Nowlin!!!! He explains everything in layman terms and let you ask as many questions as you need to understand and feel comfortable with what's going on!! You will feel comfortable whether you're in his office or in the operating...more
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Excellent patient care and bedside manner. Very thorough in his examinations and diagnosis.
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