Dr. William Sweezer Jr, MD

Dr. William Sweezer Jr, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o
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Dr. William Sweezer Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

KDS Cardiovascular Surgery

118 Shenandoah Dr Ste A

Shenandoah, TX 77381
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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Sweezer Jr

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ulcer
high
more than 86% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Sweezer Jr'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

40  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Nashville / Medical Department
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Baylor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Creighton University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sweezer Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sweezer Jr's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sweezer Jr to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very personable and extremely competent. One of the best surgeon/doctor I've ever had. He really cares about his patients.
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