Dr. William Suggs, MD

Dr. William Suggs, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
22

Conditions Treated

  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Obesity
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Suggs to family and friends
4.0
based on 19 total reviews (9 with 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)

in Alabama |
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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in MUSCLE SHOALS |
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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in Huntsville, al |
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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in Muscle Shoals, AL |
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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in Florence, AL |
Amazing staff !! Amazing Dr !!! Couldn't be happier
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Dr. Suggs accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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