Dr. William T Adamson MD Surgeon

Dr. William Adamson is a surgeon in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and Rex Healthcare. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Adamson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 175 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 53 at Rex Healthcare who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric

Clinical Interests: Thoracic surgery, Thoracic, Infant/newborn, newborn surgery, pediatric general and thoracic surgery, childhood cancer surgery, intestinal failure

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1990–1997

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1997–1999

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 16 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 12 years in Pediatric Surgery

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Massive transfusion and blood product use in the pediatric trauma patient.
Dehmer, J.J., Adamson, W.T.

Serum amylase and lipase alone are not cost-effective screening methods for pediatric pancreatic trauma.
Adamson, W.T., Hebra, A., Thomas, P.B., Wagstaff, P., Tagge, E.P., Othersen, H.B.

Effectiveness of beta-glucan collagen for treatment of partial-thickness burns in children.
Delatte, S. J., Evans, J., Hebra, A., Adamson, W., Othersen, H. B., Tagge, E. P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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