Dr. William Risher, MD

Dr. William Risher, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Risher, MD is a general surgery specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1985 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

2300 Manchester Expy Ste E

Columbus, GA 31904

Contact Information

(706) 324-2249

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
more than 83% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 76% of peers
Aneurysm
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Risher'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.

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Ochsner Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ochsner Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Ochsner Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Risher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Risher does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Risher and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Risher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Risher to family and friends
4.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (0)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Risher's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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