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William L. Norwood, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Norwood is an Advanced Laparoscopic General and Bariatric surgeon specializing in procedures that are performed robotically.

He has extensive surgical experience as a general surgeon of 35 years and has been performing bariatric surgery since 2001.

He is one of the top ten Epicenter surgeons for da Vinci™ Robotic Surgical System and offers the latest advancements in 21st Century medicine.

Dr. Norwood is committed to helping his patients transform their lives and improve their quality of life, with weight loss surgery being of great value to patients suffering with co-morbid diseases caused or made worse by morbid obesity such as diabetes, high blood pressure and sleep apnea.

As Medical Director for the Weight and Wellness Program at Willis-Knighton Medical Center, Dr. Norwood holds certification in daVinci™ Robotic Surgical System as well as advanced certification in both Laparoscopic procedures and Allergan LAP-BAND™.

Other certifications and professional memberships held by Dr. Norwood:

  • Board Certified, Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Education and Training:

  • Premedical – University of Arkansas Undergraduate School
    Fayetteville, AR
  • Medical – University of Arkansas Medical School
    Little Rock, AR
  • Internship – Confederate Memorial Medical Center
    Shreveport, LA
  • Residency – Confederate Memorial Medical Center
    Shreveport, LA
  • Military – Lt. Commander United States Navy 1971 - 1973

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