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Dr. William Norwood Jr, MD

General Surgery
4.4 (12)
Map Pin Small Shreveport, LA
Accepting new patients
57 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. William Norwood Jr, MD

Dr. William Norwood Jr, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Shreveport, LA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 57 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES and is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center and WK Bossier Health Center.

Dr. Norwood Jr works at Willis-knighton Medical Center in Shreveport, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Hernia Repair, Obesity and Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Norwood Jr's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Willis-knighton Medical Center
    2600 Greenwood Rd, Shreveport, LA 71103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 636-9905
  2. 2
    Norwood Surgical Specialists LLC
    2751 Albert L Bicknell Dr Ste 3A, Shreveport, LA 71103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 636-9905

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  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center
  • WK Bossier Health Center

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    Aug 04, 2020
    From beginning to end it was a great experience. He got me in quick and my gall bladder was out within a week after. He did robotic surgery. No problems whatsoever. Highly recommend.
    Leslie Perkins — Aug 04, 2020
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    About Dr. William Norwood Jr, MD

    • General Surgery
    Years of Experience
    • 57 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
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    • General Surgery
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    Dr. William Norwood Jr, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Norwood Jr is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Norwood Jr has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

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    Dr. Norwood Jr works at Willis-knighton Medical Center in Shreveport, LA. View the full address on Dr. Norwood Jr’s profile.

    Dr. Norwood Jr has seen patients for Hernia Repair, Obesity and Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Norwood Jr on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Norwood Jr. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Norwood Jr.

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