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Dr. William Richardson, MD

Bariatric Surgery* Age 64
Dr. William Richardson, MD
3.1 (15 Ratings)

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Dr. William Richardson, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA.
Dr. William Richardson, MD
3.1 (15 Ratings)
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Dr. William Richardson, MD

Bariatric Surgery* Age 64
New Orleans, LA
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. William Richardson, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA.

About

Dr. William Richardson, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA and has 36 years experience. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Health Center - Hancock. Dr. Richardson has experience treating conditions like Gastroparesis among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Richardson received an average rating of 3.1/5 from patients and has been reviewed 15 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Richardson is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

Offers Telehealth

This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule.

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Gastroparesis
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastroparesis
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Obesity
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Acid Reflux Surgery
Gallbladder Removal
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Abdominal Pain
Gallstones
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholelithiasis
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Constipation
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hyperparathyroidism
Intestinal Prolapse
Male Breast Cancer
Malignant Obstructive Biliary Disease
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pediatric Obesity
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Adrenalectomy
Appendectomy
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bladder Stimulator Implant
Colostomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Gastrectomy
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroparesis Therapy
Gastrotomy
Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Splenectomy
Stomach Surgery
Stretta® Procedure
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vagotomy
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Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wound Repair

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MHNet - Behavioral Health
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PPO Plus PPO
  • Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Optum Behavioral Health
  • United Healthcare
  • Veteran Health Services
  • Worker's Compensation WC

Locations

  1. 1 Office
    1514 Jefferson Hwy Ste T-8, New Orleans, LA 70121

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3.1
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May 16, 2022
New patient Great care and very knowledgeable Support staff such as ray wonderful The fellow was very helpful All really listened!!!! If pt is waiting just need to update how long the wait will be To reinforce not forgotten
— May 16, 2022
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • Dr. Richardson has been on staff at Ochsner since 1997 and is a Ochsner Clinic School - University of Queensland Professor.  He is board certified in general surgery with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery and bariatric (weight loss) surgery.  He earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School,  completed his general surgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and minimally invasive fellowship at Emory University.  He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.  His interests are in general surgery, bariatric surgery and academic surgery.

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. William Richardson, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from HARVARD Medical School in 1988. He specializes in Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery.
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Specialties*
Bariatric Surgery
General Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • HARVARD Medical School
    1988
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of New Orleans
    1999
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. William Richardson, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Richardson's profile.

Dr. William Richardson, MD is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Health Center - Hancock.

Yes, Dr. William Richardson, MD holds board certification in General Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ochsner Medical Center

    1516 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA

  • Ochsner Health Center - Hancock

    149 Drinkwater Rd, Bay Saint Louis, MS