Dr. William Olson, MD

Dr. William Olson, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. William Olson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Clinton, IA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 2000 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

1410 N 4th St

Clinton, IA 52732

Contact Information

(563) 344-8333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 83% of peers
Abscess
high
more than 80% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Olson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

11  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Burn Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

87  Conditions Treated

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73  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cystectomy
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovenous Mechanochemical Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • In-Office Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • 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)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/10/2014
    Amount or Range: $475,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, IL
    State: Illinois
1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (4/9/2018)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Olson, William E MD: License # 036109035: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician allegedly performed an improper gastric bypass surgery. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued a REPRIMAND with Continuing EDUCATION conditions.
    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Monmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Memorial Med Center Sthn Il University School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Memorial Med Center Sthn Il University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Olson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Olson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olson's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olson to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Olson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • 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 (2)

I had stopped wearing shorts three years ago due to bulging veins in my leg that were hideous. I made the appointment with Dr. Olson because I was hoping that something could be done. I wasn't even aware that my legs pained me because I'd lived with it for so long...not until they were done and I...more
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Dr. Olson is very professional and caring. He will explain what needs to be done and give you the best care plan possible. He is a great surgeon, as he does his surgeries laparoscopicly which made my recovery a lot shorter! I would recommend him to everyone. He has great bed-side manner and has...more
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