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Dr. William Tapscott, MD

General Surgery*
4.5 (13)
Map Pin Small Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. William Tapscott, MD

Dr. William Tapscott, MD is a Surgeon in Birmingham, AL. They specialize in General Surgery, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham and is affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham. Patients rated Dr. Tapscott an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Tapscott works at Practice in Birmingham, AL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and 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. Tapscott's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Allison Eye M.D.'s PC
    2700 10th Ave S Ste 402, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 933-6440
  2. 2
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    2660 10th Ave S Ste 620, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 558-3540
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    St. Vincent's Birmingham
    810 Saint Vincents Dr, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 212-6000

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  • Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham

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Colorectal Cancer
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Esophageal Varices
Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
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Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
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Meckel's Diverticulum
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Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Second-Degree Burns
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Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Colostomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
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Liver Biopsy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Puncture Aspiration
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    4.5
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    Based on 13 ratings
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    About Dr. William Tapscott, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1992876114
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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