Dr. L W Traverso has 2 locations
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Dr. L W Traverso has the following 2 SPECIALTIES
Dr. L W Traverso has the following 4 expertise
- Liver Diseases
- Digestive System Abnormalities
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
48 Years Experience
Graduated in 1973
Dr. L W Traverso Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
Regence Health Plans
- Regence ID Preferred Provider Network
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. L W Traverso
William Traverso, MD is certified by the American Board of General Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He specializes in pancreatic neoplasms and inflammatory diseases, including pancreatic cancer, islet cell tumors, intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN), cystic neoplasms, and acute and chronic pancreatitis. He has authored or co-authored more than 250 articles on treatment of pancreatic diseases, many of which can be cured for the first time in history. Dr. Traverso serves as the medical director for the Center for Pancreatic and Liver Diseases, and is director of the Pancreas Club. He is an active member of the North Pacific Surgical Association, Society of the American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, and Seattle and Pacific Coast Surgical Associations. He continues to pursue research in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, acute and chronic pancreatitis, laparoscopic endosurgery, cost and outcome analysis, global databases for continuous quality improvement, and registries to identify familial components of pancreatic disease.