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Dr. William Richardson, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Read his story
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Dr. Richardson's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Richardson "Dr. Richardson earned his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his internship, residency and surgical research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He completed his fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Richardson is board certified in surgery and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1997. His expertise includes laparoscopic, minimally invasive surgeries and bariatric surgery. He has a special research interest in laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery."
This content was provided by Dr. Richardson "Dr. Richardson has been on staff at Ochsner since 1997 and is a Ochsner Clinic School - University of Queensland Professor. He is board certified in general surgery with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery and bariatric (weight loss) surgery. He earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School, completed his general surgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and minimally invasive fellowship at Emory University. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. His interests are in general surgery, bariatric surgery and academics."
Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Malignant Obstructive Biliary Disease
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Tulane University of Louisiana
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
Harvard Medical School
Medical School | Graduated 1988
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
Emory University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
University of New Orleans
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Richardson has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
American College of Surgeons, Member
American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Member
Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Member
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Member
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Member
Southeastern Surgical Congress, Member
Southern Surgical Association, Member
Surgical Association of Louisiana, Member
Ochsner Medical Center
is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital
2017 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery