Dr. William Yi, MD

Dr. William Yi, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
36 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. William Yi, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Southern Hills Surgical Consultants

397 Wallace Rd Ste 414

Nashville, TN 37211
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst 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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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 49% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
more than 39% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
more than 38% of peers

Dr. Yi's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Yi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yi "A native of California, Dr. William Yi graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis with degrees in english and biology. He earned a medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and went on to complete his surgical residency and internship at Medstar Washington Hospital Center, a Level I Trauma Center in Washington, D.C. During his time there, he created a Surgical Bootcamp Program for incoming surgical interns, teaching basic skills and knowledge necessary for surgical residency. Dr. Yi has coauthored a number of articles related to surgical techniques and surgical resident performance and presented at several surgical academic meetings. He is a member of the American Board of Surgery. Having received his medical training in Nashville, Dr. Yi enjoys now caring for the community that raised him."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yi "I believe in delivering outstanding, evidence-based surgical care that takes the whole person into account. I strive to provide technical proficiency with a tender touch combined with good communication and patient involvement in the care process to achieve the best outcomes for each patient I have the privilege of helping."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Yi does not have any board certifications listed.

28  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Washington Hospital Center (Washington Dc)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Yi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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