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William Kivett, MD

  • Plastic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
Primary Address | Office Details
William Kivett, MD
1140 Sonoma Avenue
Suite 1A

Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Phone: (707) 579-9200

Fax: (707) 275-6075

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Providence Affiliated Provider
  • Providence Medical Network
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  • Meet The Provider
    William F. Kivett, M.D. is Board certified in Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Dermatology. His core competencies are in (1) skin cancer and Mohs surgery (2) reconstruction of acute and chronic wounds of the face, limbs and body (3) hand, wrist and arm surgery and (4) correction of birth defects of the face, mouth and hand. He graduated with Honors from Stanford University and has had a diverse training, practice and faculty teaching experience over 49 years, both in the U.S. and abroad. Other sites of training were U AZ, NIH, UCLA, UCI, U KY, Dartmouth, U KS, UMDNJ and with Dr. Mohs (published with him, also). Beyond standard training residencies, he has had formal fellowships in hand/wrist surgery (orthopedic/plastic), cutaneous oncology (Mohs surgery) and tropical dermatology. He was the founder and chief of a hospital dermatology service, as a civilian contractor in a Saudi Arabian Air Force base hospital near the Iraq-Iran active war theater from 1981 – 1984. He established the first unit for Mohs surgery in Saudi Arabia. He is bilingual in Spanish (written and spoken) and speaks portions of other languages. He is a member of two hospital staffs in Sonoma County, CA and also has active medical licenses in AZ and WA. His professional memberships are in the American groups of the Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Society for Mohs Surgery and the Academy of Dermatology. He is a member of the Advisory Panel to the Board of Directors of Interface, Inc., a group devoted to treating on a charity basis international plastic surgery cases, mostly pediatric, at least three times per year. His interests, publications (19), lectures (>100) and awards (6) include those in patient education, patient satisfaction, telemedicine, medical nutrition and reconstruction of birth defects at international locations (Mexico, Venezuela, Philippines). Most recently, he was named as a Top Doc by vote of local medical peers (regional physicians) in Pasadena, CA. In 2021, he plans ten more years’ practice. Dr. Kivett’s practice mission is that of excellent and satisfying patient experiences, compassionate bedside manner and gratifying colleague and staff relationships. Current projects include developing patient education and informed consent multi-media presentations for surgery procedures, and refining work process protocols for medical and surgical assistants (histories, orders, EMR, billing). Read More
    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Plastic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties Associations
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology

    American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

    Education & Training
    • Fellowship
      University Hospital - 1996
    • Residency
      Uc Irvine - 1991
    • Medical School
      University Of Arizona College Of Medicine - 1975
    • Residency
      Ucla Medical Center - 1980
    • Internship
      St. Mary's Hospital & Medical Center - 1977
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    • Insurance Plan

    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Cigna HMO
    • Health Net HMO
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
    • Western Health Advantage HMO
    • Western Health Advantage Medicare
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William Kivett, MD