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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
26 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Risher is Excellent. Dr. Risher has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Risher, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease

Education & Awards

Dr. Risher graduated from Louisiana State University at New Orleans. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Risher has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Touro Infirmary 
  • West Jefferson Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. William H Risher MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. William H. Risher practice?
Dr. William Risher has 3 office locations.
Dr. William Risher practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Marrero, LA.
Additional practice locations include: Columbus, GA.
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