Dr. William Wallace, MD

Dr. William Wallace, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. William Wallace, MD is a general surgery specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University of Vermont / College of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

24411 Health Center Dr Ste 350

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

(949) 457-7900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Venous Insufficiency
more than 80% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
more than 63% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
more than 53% of peers

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Dr. Wallace's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wallace "Dr. William Campbell Wallace, MD, FACS is a board-certified General and Vascular surgeon who has performed over 8,500 operations over the last 16 years. Dr. Wallace's specialty areas are general, robotic, colorectal and vascular surgery.Dr. Wallace is a native Californian, raised in Tustin from the age of one. After graduating from Servite High School in Anaheim he attended the University of California, Riverside where he was a two-time student senator, graduating with Dean's List honors. He received his degree in Medicine with clinical Honors from the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine with an emphasis in surgical sciences, followed by six years of surgical training in general and vascular surgery at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. In addition, he completed a critical care research fellowship and was twice the recipient of the surgical resident Golden Scalpel Award. He was honored as an OC Physician of Excellence for 2015 and 2017 by the OCMA. He has authored five scientific papers, numerous abstracts, and presented at several national surgical meetings. Upon graduation Dr. Wallace joined the surgical staff at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in 2002, and currently holds privileges at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, Laguna Hill campus (where he has been a member of the Medical Executive Committee for the past 8 years and is the former Chief of Surgery), Saddleback San Clemente Hospital (where he was the Director of Surgery), and Mission Regional Medical Center. He is proud to be an Associate Medical Director for Monarch Health Care. Since 2011 he has been a member of MemorialCare Physician Society Board, representing thousands of physicians, and previously served as the Vice-Chair. Dr. Wallace is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the Southern California Vascular Surgical Society. He was an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine from 2002 to 2009. In his free time, Dr. Wallace helps coach his three children's teams in softball, baseball, soccer, and flag football. He enjoys the guitar, physical fitness, and golf. In February 2018 he completed his third Spartan race and was 38th in his age group."


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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University of Vermont / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wallace has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wallace's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wallace to family and friends
38 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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Dr. Wallace's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Wallace is a terrific surgeon who I had the good fortune to meet when admitted to the hospital. He explained the surgery I needed and exactly how he would accomplish it. He took 100% care and made me better! My recovery was better and quicker than I expected. I would recommend Dr. Wallace to...more
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Of three surgeries, one gallbladder removal, one double hernia repair, and one procedure to supposedly tighten the esophagus sphincter muscle to keep from having acid refux, he ruined my life on 2 of the 3. I was in ICU at USC a year later due to Dr. William Wallace having destroyed me. He...more
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Can't offer an opinion of the Dr., I was never able to get through the appointment phone line. No one answers it. Funny though, called my referring DR. and they got straight through. Only catch, it was on the provider line, not the patients line. Obviously if you are a DR., you can get straight...more
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Dr. Wallace, I appreciated your upfront honesty from the moment of our first appointment and I even told my father, "I like this guy!" Thank you for keeping your word to me and getting back to me by phone (with my test results) without setting up a wasted appointment. Deeply appreciate this as...more
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Dr. Wallace has performed 2 surgerys 4 me. Super perfect bed side manor which always is very comforting. An excellent surgeon. Thank you Dr. Wallace for ur excellent care. I have recommended Dr. so all my family and friends, he is the best.
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