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About Dr. William Neal
Dr. William Neal, MD, FACS is a Doctor primarily located in Olympia, WA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. Neal is affiliated with Mason General Hospital, Harrison Medical Center and Capital Medical Center. Dr. Neal has received 1 award. He speaks English.
Dr. William Neal has the following 2 specialties
- 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.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Dr. William Neal has the following 1 expertise
- Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
Dr. William Neal has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. William Neal is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Patients' Choice Award (2016)
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.
Dr. Neal is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Mason General Hospital
Harrison Medical Center
Capital Medical Center
Providence Everett Medical Center
Providence St Peter Hospital
32 Years Experience
Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1981
Kttc Medical Center Keesler
Dr. William Neal accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
Regence Health Plans
- Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
Locations & DirectionsAMP-Neal William, 200 Lilly Rd NE, Olympia, WA
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