Dr. William A. Tierney, MD

Dr. William A. Tierney, MD

General Surgery | Male | 47 years old

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For over 40 years, Virginia Surgical Associates has been providing vascular and general surgery care to Virginia's patients, through offices in Richmond, Mechanicsville, Midlothian and Tappahannock. Each of our physicians was recognized for his academic achievements in medical school and rewarded with outstanding surgical training programs. All are board certified in their specialty. They are recognized for their involvement in community affairs. Their quest for excellence has continued in their practice of vascular and general surgery. They are committed to staying abreast of the many advances and new technologies in surgery and participate in numerous medical seminars and courses to help ensure the best care available for our patients. Our physicians are committed to patient education. An extensive library of informational pamphlets and brochures are available to assist patients in becoming more educated about their health along with procedures and treatments which may be indicated to maintain a maximum level of comfort and productivity.Read more

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Received his undergraduate degree in Biology with high honors from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1993. He attended medical school...Read more

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Dr. Tierney says...

Received his undergraduate degree in Biology with high honors from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1993.  He attended medical school and completed his general surgery internship and residency as well as a molecular biology research fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia.  He completed his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans.

Dr. Tierney is board certified in both vascular and general surgery.  He is a member of numerous professional societies devoted to the advancement of Vascular Surgery.  He has spoken at national and regional vascular meetings and serves as an Associate Clinical Professor of Vascular Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia.  Dr. Tierney devotes his practice to all aspects of Vascular Surgery including open surgical and endovascular treatment of arterial and venous insufficiency as well as dialysis access.  Dr. Tierney has a special interest in endovascular and open repair of aortic aneurysms and advanced angioplasty and stenting procedures to improve circulation through a minimally invasive approach.

Dr. Tierney lives in Mechanicsville, Virginia with his wife and three daughters.  In his leisure time he enjoys skiing and hunting waterfowl.

Dr. Tierney's Care Philosophy

For over 40 years, Virginia Surgical Associates has been providing vascular and general surgery care to Virginia's patients, through offices in Richmond, Mechanicsville, Midlothian and Tappahannock.

Each of our physicians was recognized for his academic achievements in medical school and rewarded with outstanding surgical training programs.  All are board certified in their specialty.  They are recognized for their involvement in community affairs.

Their quest for excellence has continued in their practice of vascular and general surgery.  They are committed to staying abreast of the many advances and new technologies in surgery and participate in numerous medical seminars and courses to help ensure the best care available for our patients. Our physicians are committed to patient education.  An extensive library of informational pamphlets and brochures are available to assist patients in becoming more educated about their health along with procedures and treatments which may be indicated to maintain a maximum level of comfort and productivity.

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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in Vascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Vascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Va

    Completed in 2003

    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ochsner Clinic Fdn

    Completed in 2005

    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Sclerotherapy