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Dr. William Richards, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Richards

University of South Alabama Medical Center

2451 Fillingim St Bldg Mastinprofessional Mobile, AL 36617

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Dr. William Richards, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.


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(251) 434-3711

Dr. Richards accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna PPO
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Dr. Richards' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Incisional Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Incisional Hernia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Ventral Hernia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Ventral Hernia more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Abdominal Disorders more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Richards' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystotomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Richards, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

University Fla
Internship Hospital
1987
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Emory University
Fellowship Hospital
1984
University MD
Residency Hospital
1979
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1985
1984
1979

Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Richards

3.6

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(4)
4 Stars
12.5%
(1)
3 Stars
12.5%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(2)

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Dr. Richards is an excellent surgeon. I highly recommend him!
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