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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Hovland is Below Average. Dr. Hovland has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 2 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 3.0
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Hovland, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Bronchopneumonia (Aspiration Pneumonia)

Education & Awards

Dr. Hovland graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Hovland has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Sentara Careplex Hospital 
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital 


  • Arabic
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. William N Hovland MD is a male Internist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
Where does Dr. William N. Hovland practice?
Dr. William Hovland has 1 office location.
Dr. William Hovland practices Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine near Norfolk, VA.
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