Dr. William Suggs, MD

Dr. William Suggs, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. William Suggs, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Decatur, AL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1997 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

705 Bank St NE

Decatur, AL 35601

Contact Information

(256) 274-4523

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Suggs'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Suggs "My team and I strive to provide not only excellence in surgery, but compassionate care. You are the number one member of our team. Although most of our surgery is laparoscopic and very high tech, your satisfaction and great outcomes are more important to us."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

31  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Suggs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Suggs' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Suggs to family and friends
19 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Suggs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Suggs is the best surgeon anyone could ever ask for. He is very kind and compassionate. He treats everyone like they are family. He performed a vertical gastric sleeve on me and it has changed my life. My husband Ian about to go through the same surgery with Dr. Suggs. He is absolutely the...more
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ANY TIME I GET A CHANCE TO RECOMMEND HIM I DO, HIS SURGICAL INFECTION RATE IS NIL AND HIS AFTER CARE WITH HIS STAFF IS AWESOME I HAVE HAD 3 DIFFERENT SURGERIES BY HIM AND ALL THREE TIMES HAS BEEN GREAT. CATHY AND STAFF ARE FRIENDLY AND INFORMATIVE, THEY GO OVER AND ABOVE HELPING US OUT WITH...more
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My name is Chris Mondello and I'm super happy with Dr suggs and his staff any time I had questions or concerns his office was happy to listen and give me his advice. I'm over a month out and couldn't be happier with the surgery he performed I would recommend them to anyone.
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My husband is almost 8 months out from having the sleeve surgery. Our experience with Dr. Suggs and his staff 100 % satisfaction. They are there for you, they are available when you need them. There are no dumb questions, your not a number you have a name. You know everything before you have your...more
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Amazing staff !! Amazing Dr !!! Couldn't be happier
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