Dr. William Whitehead, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(1)
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Dr. William Whitehead, MD
Dr. William Whitehead, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Hattiesburg, MS. He is 74 years old. Dr. Whitehead is affiliated with Forrest General Hospital.

415 S 28th Ave

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Contact Information

(601) 264-6000

Dr. William Whitehead, MD

Dr. William Whitehead, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Esophageal Diseases
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more than 43% of peers
Anal Disorders
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more than 40% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
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more than 38% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

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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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitehead has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitehead's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitehead to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Whitehead's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Whitehead accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Whitehead has admitting privileges

Forrest General Hospital
6051 U S Highway 49
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
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