Dr. William Pfau, MD

Dr. William Pfau, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Pfau, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Reno, NV. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

655 Sierra Rose Dr

Reno, NV 89511

Contact Information

(775) 829-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
75

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • 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 Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • University Of Oregon
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Nevada, Reno
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Nevada, Reno
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pfau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pfau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pfau to family and friends
3.2
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Pfau's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Chicago, IL |
Dr. Pfau is the best doctor I have ever had. I was able to get into see him quickly, he ordered several tests, and he quickly followed up with the proper diagnosis and treatment. He was reassuring, kind, and attentive. I felt like a priority. I could call his office anytime with questions, and...more
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Gardnerville nv |
Dr Pfau listened to my daughter and showed great concern of her illness
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in Reno, NV |
Dr Pfau is a specialist that runs you in one office, schedules a procedure weeks later, then runs you through another (inept, poorly staffed, managed and maintained) clinic later. Expect to be given devastating, life changing news moments after choking awake from anesthetic and having him...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pfau accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna Network
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Commercial EPO
    Commercial HMO
    Commercial PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Pfau has admitting privileges

Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
235 W 6th St
Reno, NV 89503
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Northern Nevada Medical Center
2375 E Prater Way
Sparks, NV 89434
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Renown Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill St
Reno, NV 89502
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