Dr. William Taylor Naftel MD Urologist

Dr. William Naftel is an urologist in Long Beach, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including La Palma Intercommunity Hospital and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 2 doctors at La Palma Intercommunity Hospital and one of 13 at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Urology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Urologist: General Urology

Education & Medical Training

VA Long Beach Healthcare System
Residency, Urology, 1973 - 1976

Orange County Medical Center
Residency, Urology, 1973 - 1973

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1971 - 1972

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Loop catheter extraction of ureteral stones: a re-evaluation.
Lynn, J. M., Chamberlain, N. O., Cannon, R. D., Naftel, W. T., Ingram, J. E.

Management of prostate carcinoma. Combination of pelvic lymphadenectomy, temporary Ir-192 implantation, and external irradiation.
Syed, A. M., Puthawala, A., Tansey, L. A., Shanberg, A. M., Neblett, D., Mendez, R., Barloon, J. W., Ingram, J. E., Naftel, W. T., McNamara, C.

Experience with the Small-Carrion penile prosthesis in the treatment of organic impotence.
Nellans, R. E., Naftel, W., Stein, J., Tansey, L., Perley, J., Ravera, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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