The facts about metastatic melanoma, a serious skin cancer, including signs, symptoms & what happens to the body in each stage of cancer.
- Metastatic Melanoma The facts about metastatic melanoma, a serious skin cancer.
- Skin Cancer Get the facts about skin cancer, including the types and symptoms.
- Bowel Incontinence Facts about bowel incontinence, including causes & who's most at risk.
- Colonoscopy Facts about colonoscopy, including how and why it's done.
- Endometriosis Facts about endometriosis, including symptoms.
- View All Care Guides Prepare for your next visit with our extensive library of Care Guides
About Dr. William H Risher
Dr. William H Risher, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Orleans, LA. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Risher has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. William H Risher has the following 2 specialties
- Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
- Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Vascular Malformations
- Coronary Disease
- Varicose Veins
- Diabetes Complications
- Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
Showing 5 of 13
Loved our common backgrounds of mechanical engineering; saved my life in Oct 2002 in Bethlehem upon receiving me as a victim of ascending aortic aneurysm in an emergency situation; fully explained procedures and results of installing a St Jude's mechanical aortic valve and dacron aorta section; gives post-op hugs and is extremely caring; would love to meet again and our family will always be most grateful for my extended life.
In 2003 Dr risher performed 5 Bypasses on me and here it is 2011 and I am at the gym running around 5 Miles a dayon the Ellipitical machine I still remember his excellent patient skills as well as his technical expertise He also made it his trademark to hug a person when the visit was over Excellent doctor and person
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014, 2016)
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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2014)
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2012)
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.
33 Years Experience
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Graduated in 1985
Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
Dr. William H Risher accepts the following insurance providers.
- View by Location
Locations & DirectionsTulane University School Of Medicine, 1542 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA
Take a minute to learn about Dr. William H Risher in this video.
Dr. William H Risher is similar to the following 0 Doctors near New Orleans, LA.