Dr. William D Leighton MD Plastic Surgeon
Dr. William Leighton is a plastic surgeon in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 23 doctors at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and one of 34 at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center who specialize in Plastic Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
C T Hayden VA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1983
Children's Rehabilitation Service - St Joseph
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1983 - 1985
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1978
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified in Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015
Publications & Presentations
Functional evaluation of latissimus dorsi donor site.
Russell, R. C., Pribaz, J., Zook, E. G., Leighton, W. D., Eriksson, E., Smith, C. J.
Use of the temporary soft-tissue expander in posttraumatic alopecia.
Leighton, W. D., Johnson, M. L., Friedland, J. A.
Experimental pretransfer expansion of free-flap donor sites: I. Flap viability and expansion characteristics.
Leighton, W. D., Russell, R. C., Marcus, D. E., Eriksson, E., Suchy, H., Zook, E. G.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Health Net Arizona HMO
- Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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7425 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 948-3250