Atlanta, GA Bariatric Surgeon - Michael Williams, MD - Laparoscopic & Endoscopic Surgery
Dr. Michael Williams attended the University of Maryland where he graduated Magma Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He was awarded the University of Maryland Alumni Award, certificate of academic achievement and the National Collegiate Natural Science Award. He earned his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine.
Dr. Williams received his surgical training at the Brooklyn Hospital Center where he was awarded the laparoscopic resident of the year award and was also awarded a scholarship for achieving the highest score in the resident in-training exam. He continued his training with a minimally invasive surgery fellowship from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His laparoscopic skills are exemplified by his awards in the laparoscopic skills shoot out competition at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in 2001 and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting in 2002.
Dr. Williams principal clinical and research interest include minimally invasive surgery techniques, and the surgical therapy for morbid obesity. He has been involved in training surgeons in laparoscopic techniques in the United States and the Caribbean. He has authored numerous medical journal articles, book chapters and poster presentations.
Dr. Williams is presently a co-investigator for the FDA gastric pacemaker trial and has recently been elected Chief of Surgery at the Emory Dunwoody Medical Center for 2005.
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