Dr. William Tierney, MD

Dr. William Tierney, MD

Vascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. William Tierney, MD is a vascular surgery doctor who practices in Mechanicsville, VA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.Read his story

Vascular Surgery Associates of Richmond, PC

8237 Meadowbridge Rd

Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 98% of peers
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more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Tierney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tierney "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."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tierney "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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  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of 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 Autonomic Neuropathy
  • 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


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  • 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
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ochsner Clinic Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tierney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Henrico Doctors' Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

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Dr. Tierney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tierney to family and friends
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tierney's Performance

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Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Ruther Glen |
Dr. Tierney is an excellent Vascular surgeon who saved my life. Met with him on a Wednesday and he was performing emergency, life saving surgery Friday morning. Very knowledgeable, confident and skilled Vascular surgeon who shoots from the hip and tells it like it is. My situation was so dire that...more
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in Heathsville, VA |
I found him to be attentive to concerns, open to questions, and clear in his answers.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tierney accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Tierney has admitting privileges

Retreat Doctors' Hospital
2621 Grove Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
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Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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Parham Doctors' Hospital
7700 E Parham Rd
Richmond, VA 23294
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Bon Secours - Memorial Regional Medical Center
8260 Atlee Rd
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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