Dr. William Taylor, MD

Dr. William Taylor, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(13)
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Dr. William Taylor, MD is a general surgery specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

1900 10th Ave Ste 201

Columbus, GA 31901

Contact Information

(706) 984-7400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Employers Health Plan of Georgia
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Colectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
29

Conditions Treated

34

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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 Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mayo School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taylor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Taylor does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Taylor and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Taylor's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taylor to family and friends
4.2
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Taylor's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Taylor did colon surgery on me in Oct. I was very pleased.
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in Ellerslie, GA
Dr. Taylor is always professional and attentive. He provides good, specific information and answers questions thoroughly. His pleasant demeanor puts you at ease and his knowledge is reassuring. His staff is excellent - very friendly and welcoming, and treat you well. They are very efficient and...more
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in Columbus, GA
I just called to get a copy of my port removal for insurance and they faxed it to me. Never asked for any identifying information except my name and the date I was there. When she faxed it to me, my diagnosis was wrong!! Said I had breast cancer but I actually had lymphoma. Had my past history as...more
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