Dr. William J Alton MD Cardiologist

Dr. William Alton is a cardiologist in Solvang, California and is affiliated with Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. He received his medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Alton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973–1975

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976–1977

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 37 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 35 years in Cardiovascular Disease

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Assessment of regional myocardial perfusion by positron emission tomography after intracoronary administration of Gallium-68 labeled albumin microspheres.
Beller, G. A., Alton, W. J., Cochavi, S., Hnatowich, D., Brownell, G. L.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust POS-SE
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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