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General Surgeon

William R. Friese, M.D.Board Certified General Surgeon

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Dr. William R. Friese is board-certified in general surgery and performs surgery for treatment of the breast, intestine, hernias, gallbladder and for skin disease, including melanoma.

He focuses on minimally invasive techniques that help patients recover more quickly and with less pain. Most of his procedures are performed in an out-patient setting, which reduces the cost to the patient.

Education and Professional Associations
Dr. Friese graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine, where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Prior to that, he attained a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. He completed the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program in 2002.

Dr. Friese is a member of the American Hernia Society and he participates in the American Hernia Society Quality Collaborative (AHSQC), which aims to improve the value in hernia care delivered to patients.

Dr. Friese makes the most of Arizona's beautiful environment and enjoys fly-fishing, snowboarding, camping, and hiking. He is married with three beautiful daughters.

He practices in the West Valley with privileges at Arrowhead Hospital, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center and Metro Surgery Center.

Our Location and Contact Info

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  • Main Location:
  • 6750 W. Thunderbird Rd
  • Suite B108
  • Peoria, AZ 85381
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