Dr. William A. Scott, MD

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Pediatric Cardiology | Male

8160 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75231 Get Directions
(469) 488-7000

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My philosophy is to provide the best outcome for each patient through individualized care. I have over 25 years' experience treating all types of pediatric heart conditions, with a specific empahsis on arrhythmia management. Medical technology continues to advance rapidly, the most current of which is available to me, but must it must be used appropriately and discriminantly. Technology should never be a substitute for direct patient interaction.Read more

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

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  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Tachyarrhythmia With Short PR Interval
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Complete Heart Block
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Endocarditis
  • Fetal Tachycardia
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Block Progressive, Familial
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Neonatal Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericarditis
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Pulmonary Supravalvular Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Valve Agenesis
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
  • Tachycardia
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Transient Tachycardia
  • Tricuspid Valve Atresia
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Type 1 Heart Block
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia, Catecholaminergic Polymorphic, 1

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Cryoablation
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Stress Test

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Riley Children's Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Riley Chldns Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cs Mott Chldns Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Notre Dame

    Graduated in 1978

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Best Doctors in Dallas, 2012
    • Texas Super Doctors, 2012
    • Best Doctors, 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Scott's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Scott

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Scott's Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to provide the best outcome for each patient through individualized care. I have over 25 years' experience treating all types of pediatric heart conditions, with a specific empahsis on arrhythmia management. Medical technology continues to advance rapidly, the most current of which is available to me, but must it must be used appropriately and discriminantly. Technology should never be a substitute for direct patient interaction.