Dr. William Russell, MD

Dr. William Russell, MD

Radiation Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Russell, MD is a radiation oncology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1984 and specializes in radiation oncology and internal medicine.

8585 Picardy Ave

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Contact Information

(225) 763-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
normal
more than 18% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Russell "I believe it is important to educate my patients on their diagnosis and treatment options so, together, we can create a treatment plan that they can be confident in. Every patient's concerns and needs are treated with the utmost respect and compassion."
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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Radiation Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
25

Conditions Treated

17

Procedures

  • 3D Conformal Radiotherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Breast Brachytherapy
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • High-Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Prostate Radioactive Seed Implants
  • Radiation Oncology Procedures
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Mississippi State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Mississippi Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Miss Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Russell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Russell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Russell to family and friends
5.0
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Russell's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
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 (1)

in Baton Rouge, LA 70810
I received treatment for prostate cancer a number of years ago . The procedure of implanting radio active seeds was done. In may of this year I received a letter from DR. Russell requesting I participate in in a study titled "comorbidities and Sequelae of Prostate Brachytherapy. I agreed to dothat...more
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