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About Dr. William C Braswell III
Dr. William C Braswell III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Alabaster, AL. He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Braswell is affiliated with Brookwood Baptist Medical Center and Shelby Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Braswell has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. William C Braswell III has the following 1 specialty
- Bariatric Medicine
Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.
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Dr. Braswell is very professional, but approachable. He listens to patient concerns and questions. Most importantly, he is an excellent surgeon. After hearing so many horror stories about hemorrhoidectomies, I was more than pleased with the results obtained from the surgical skills of Dr. Braswell. I would recommend him to anyone.
Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2018)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)
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.
Dr. Braswell is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
22 Years Experience
University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1996
Dr. William C Braswell III accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- BCBS AL PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsCahaba Valley Surgical Group, 644 2nd St NE Ste 206, Alabaster, AL
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