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Bariatric/Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. William Norwood

Contact Information

Norwood Bariatric Surgery Center
2751 Albert Bicknell Drive, Suite 1A
Shreveport, LA 71103
(318) 221-2821
(800) 256-2371



About Dr. Norwood

Surgical Experience
Dr. Norwood has been in practice as a general surgeon for 35 years. He has performed approximately 12,000 laparoscopic operations and 1,044 Bariatric (weight loss) operations including vertical banded gastroplasty and Lap-Band procedures.

Norwood Bariatric Surgery Center is dedicated to meeting your every need throughout your journey to weight loss. We are committed to offering the safest and most appropriate surgical options for weight loss surgery. I, together with my staff, am dedicated to helping you return to a state of wellness.

  • Certified by the American Board of Surgery
  • Member Surgeon of:
  • - American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • - Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • - Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Designated as an ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
  • Co-founder and a director of the The Advanced Laparoscopic Fellowship Program, which was established in 1995
  • Willis Knighton Medical Center / Louisiana State University HSC
  • Served as Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at both Doctors' Hospital and Willis Knighton Medical Center
  • Specialty: Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery

Education and Training

  • Premedical - University of Arkansas Undergraduate School Fayetteville, AR
  • Medical - University of Arkansas Medical School Little Rock, AR
  • Internship - Confederate Memorial Medical Center Shreveport, LA
  • Residency - Confederate Memorial Medical Center Shreveport, LA
  • Military - Lt. Commander United States Navy 1971 - 1973
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