Dr. William J. Durant grew up in Wisconsin. He graduated from the University Of Wisconsin with his undergraduate degree in economics. He then attended the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee obtaining his medical degree and completing his internship. Following this he did an Ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Virginia. He then did a two year fellowship in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary at the University of Illinois Chicago.
He joined the faculty at University of Arizona in the Ophthalmology Department was the Chief of Staff of the Ophthalmology Section of the VA Medical Center in Tucson.
He has been with Sierra Eye Associates since June 1990.
Dr. Durant is married with one son. He enjoys spending time with his family and walking his dogs.