William P. Potthoff, M.D.

William P. Potthoff, M.D. is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery. He has been a practicing surgeon since 1986 in the broad area of general surgery, including cancer surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, thyroid surgery, hernia repair, carotid disease, colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, and peripheral vascular surgery.

He offers extensive experience in general, peripheral vascular, and thoracic surgery with consistently superior morbidity and mortality statistics.  In addition, he is well versed in the new surgical techniques and surgical advancements, including diagnostic and minimally invasive therapies.

The greatest advice to a patient is work at staying healthy.

Education & Professional Experience

  • Medical School: Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine-Chicago, Illinois, 1981
  • Internship/Residency: Loyola University, Affiliated Hospitals-Chicago, Illinois 1986

Hospital Affiliations

  • Munson Medical Center-Traverse City, Michigan
  • Northwest Michigan Surgery Center-Traverse City, Michigan