Dr. William D. Fuller MD Surgeon

Dr. William Fuller is a surgeon in La Jolla, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Naval Medical Center San Diego and Scripps Green Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Fuller accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Naval Medical Center San Diego and one of 9 at Scripps Green Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Bariatric

Clinical Interests: Gastric Bypass, Roux-en-Y Anastomosis, Morbid Obesity, Laparoscopy, Postoperative Complications, Weight Loss, Comorbidity, Retrospective Studies

Education & Medical Training

Georgetown University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1999 - 2004

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

Sleep apnea syndrome is significantly underdiagnosed in bariatric surgical patients.
Rasmussen, J.J., Fuller, W.D., Ali, M.R.

Favorable internal hernia rate achieved using retrocolic, retrogastric alimentary limb in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Miyashiro, L.A., Fuller, W.D., Ali, M.R.

Depression is associated with increased severity of co-morbidities in bariatric surgical candidates.
Ali, M.R., Rasmussen, J.J., Monash, J.B., Fuller, W.D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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