William D. Tissot, M.D., FACS

A practicing urologist since 2002
Franklin Office

Originally from Canton, Ohio, Dr. William Tissot received a BS in chemistry and biochemistry from the University of Michigan. Dr. Tissot then went on to receive his MD from Medical College of Ohio, where he graduated first in his class and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at William Beaumont Hospital where he became chief urology resident.

Dr. Tissot’s hobbies include golfing, camping, skiing, and hanging out with his family.


  • Laparoscopic and robotic surgery
  • Female urology
  • Vasectomies
  • Kidney stones

Getting to know Dr. Tissot:

Favorite book: “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” by James Clavell
Favorite Movie: “Shawshank Redemption and The Jerk”

Quick Quote from Dr. Tissot:

“My job as a physician is to help educate patients about their conditions and guide them through the treatment options.”

Other Involvements:

  • American Urological Association
  • TMA
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Tennessee Urology Associates
  • American Board of Urology