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William Angelo Zavanelli

Born 1926
Died

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American obstetrician and gynaceologist, born 1926.

Biography of William Angelo Zavanelli

William Angela Zavanelli, MD, FACOG, lives (2002) in Pleasanton, California. He has retired from his OBGYN practice but still works 4 to 5 days per week as an assistant surgeon, mainly doing general surgery.

We thank Tony Zavanelli for submitting information about his father.

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