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Dr. William Degan, MD

Family Physician, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Welcoming patients of all ages, Dr. William Degan is a skilled and compassionate family physician as well as a primary care doctor. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, followed by a medical degree from the University of Miami. He also holds certification from the American Board of Family Medicine. Serving the community of St. Petersburg, FL, Dr. Degan is available for exams and consultations at Bayfront Primary Care, where patients visit him for a wide spectrum of common and specialized medical needs. He believes in fostering a healthy physician-patient relationship that facilitates assurance and respect. Dr. Degan has many publications on topics in his field of specialization and is also an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. His philosophy of patient care is based on compassion, efficacy, and teamwork. He focuses on giving patients the highest quality of care while guaranteeing their participation in managing their own medical condition.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Family Physician
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Miami, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Florida, Gainesville (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Awards and publications

  • Joo, J.-H., Taxter, T.J., Munguba, G.C., Kim, Y.H., Dhaduvai, K., Dunn, N.W., Degan, W.J., Oh, S.P., Sugrue, S.P. Pinin modulates expression of an intestinal homeobox gene, Cdx2, and plays an essential role for small intestinal morphogenesis (2010) Developmental Biology, 345 (2), pp. 191-203
  • Degan, W., Joo, J., Sugrue, S. (2011, January). Pinin (pnn) is involved in the alternative splicing of fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (fgfr2). Poster presented at Creativity in the Arts and Sciences Event (CASE), Gainesville, FL
  • UPMC Shadyside Exceptional Resident Teacher Recognition
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Academic Scholarship Recipient
  • HHMI Science for Life Research Award Recipient

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1417336884

Office locations

Bayfront Primary Care

Bayfront Primary Care 4th St.

8730 4th Street N

St. Petersburg, FL 33702

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Very good doctor, very understanding and very helpful
Less than 1 month ago
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Dr. Degan is very professional and compassionate. This was my second visit and both times he has been very thorough, taking time to discuss the issues at hand. He offers multiple options for treatment and comes up with a game planthat is best for the patient and their health/well-being. I highly recommend Dr. Degan!
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They saw me on Christmas Eve! Barely any wait time at all. They called me back before my appointment time to get things started, which I loved. Dr. Degan is kind, understanding and seems to be very knowledgeable. Very happy all around.
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Dr. Degan was very professional and took the time to discuss my medical issues in depth with me. The staff was also very nice and there was no wait.
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Dr. Degan was able to explain what was going on in an easy to understand way without being trivial. His manner as completely professional and showed concern. I didn't feel rushed! I was able to discuss different medicine options and feltI was was a partner in my care. I will say that the office staff, while very polite seemed unorganized. I came around lunch, per directions arrived half hour before my appointment and even though there were several office staff, I was greeted by a sign that said "we're at lunch" so I waited for half hour before even receiving my paperwork to complete. Additionally, I called twice to follow-up with their referral person and left messages requesting to reconnect. I never received a call back! I will continue to go back to Dr. Degan but hope that their office improves it's organization and customer support.
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My visit was excellent! Addressed all concerns I was having. I never go to the doctor bc I always feel like I waste my time and that the docs usually just dismiss everything. Dr Dagen actually listened and was very thorough.I also loved my nurse Myesha. I’ve never had blood drawn before but she was amazing and kept me distracted. I didn’t even feel the needle.
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Very caring and professional doctor.
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Absolutely professional, helpful, and reassuring. Based on visit would recommend without hesitation.
Less than 3 months ago
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