Dr. Michael Williams CV

Michael D.Williams, MD, FACS

Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery Institute, P.C.

5755 North Point Parkway, Suite 223

Alpharetta, GA 30022

(770) 500 – 3660

                                                FAX (770) 500 - 3664

www.bariatricsmd.com

 

 

 

Undergraduate Education:  1988 – 1992 University of Maryland

                                               Major:  Biology

                                               Degree:  Bachelor of Science (Magma Cum Laude)

 

Medical Education:              1992 – 1996  West Virginia University Medical School

                                               Degree:  M.D.

 

Post Graduate Training:      1996 – 2001  The Brooklyn Hospital Center

                                               General Surgery Residency

 

Fellowship:                            2001 – 2002  Baylor College of Medicine

                                               Michael E. DeBakey Minimally Invasive Surgery Program

                                  

                                                Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Mini-Fellowship

                                                UTSW, Dallas Texas March 24 – 29, 2002

                                                41.0 category 1 credits

 

 Practice:                               Videoscopic Institute of Atlanta

                                               Laparoscopic, General and Bariatric Surgery

                                                                             July 2002 – June 2004

 

                                                  Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery Institute, P.C.

                                                 Laparoscopic, General and Bariatric Surgery

                                                                             June 2004 – Present

 

                                                Director, Bariatric Surgery

                                                North Fulton Regional Hospital

                                                May 2006 – May 2010

 

                                                  Section Chief of Surgery

                                                                              Emory Johns Creek Hospital

                                                                              2008 - Present 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Licensure:                            Georgia State Medical License

 

Honors and Awards:           Undergraduate

                                              U.M.E.S. – U.M.A.B. Honors Program

                                              National Dean’s List

                                              Certificate of Academic Achievement – 1990, 1991, 1992

                                              National Collegiate Natural Science Award – 1991

                                              U.M.E.S. National Alumni Award

                                              Certificate of Outstanding Achievement in Biology - 1992 

                                       

                                          

 

   Medical School

                                              Dubois Fellowship Award –  1992-1996

                                              Martha E. Benjamin Foundation Scholarship 1993 –1995

                          

                                              Postgraduate

                                              Outstanding Young Americans Award – 1998

                                              Recipient, Aventis Surgery Scholarship Program - 2000

                                              Laparoscopic Resident of the Year Award – 2001

                                              American Board of Surgery Qualifying Examination 94TH %

                                              2nd Place at Large Top Gun Competition ACS - 2001

                                              2nd Place at Large Top Gun Competition SAGES - 2002

 

Educational Activities:        Ad hoc Reviewer, Uric Acid as a Monitor of Oxidative

                                                           Stress in Random Skin Flaps in Rats, J Surgical

                                              Research, April 2002

 

                                              Faculty Instructor, Minimally Invasive Surgery Update

                                              Course; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX.

                                              April 19th  & 20th 

 

Instructor, Bariatric Surgery Primer, Live Closed-Circuit TV presentation, Laparoscopic Banded Vertical Gastroplasty, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, 2003

 

Instructor, Bariatric Surgery Primer, Live Closed-Circuit TV presentation, Laparoscopic Banded Vertical Gastroplasty,

American College of Surgeons, Spring Meeting 2004

                                            

    SAGES

                                       Complications in Bariatric Surgery Postgraduate Course

                                                                            Continuing Medical Education Credits 7.25 category 1    

                                                                            March 31 - April 3, 2004

 

                                                                            BioEnterics LAP-BAND Adjustable Gastric Banding System

                                                                       Training Workshop

                                                                            May 20-22, 2004

                                                                            Louisville, KY.

 

 

Presenter, Endoluminal Therapies for GERD

Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium,

National Medical Association Convention

July 25, 2005

 

Grand Rounds Presentation

Complications of Bariatric Surgery

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

February 22 , 2008

 

 

                                                                          

Certification:                        American Board of Surgery – 2002

 

Affiliations:                          Southeastern Surgical Congress

                                              Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

                                              Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

                                                                           American Society for Bariatric Surgery     

                                                                           Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons    

                                                                           Atlanta Medical Association            

                                             The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

 

 

 

           

Abstracts:                           J.K. Champion MD, Susan Champion BS, Mike Williams     MD. The Length of the Roux Limb in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass for Super Morbid Obesity: Does it Matter? Presented at SAGES 2004 Poster Presentation

 

                                             J.K. Champion MD, Mike Williams MD. A Single Center Experience with the FDA Clinical “B” Trial for The Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding System for Morbid Obesity in the U.S. Presented at SAGES 2004 Poster Presentation          

                                               

                                             J.K. Champion MD, Michael Williams MD. Five Year Outcomes with a Laparoscopic Wedge Vertical Banded Gastroplasty for Morbid Obesity. Presented at SAGES 2004 Poster Presentation      

                                             

                                              Michael D. Williams, MD, J.K. Champion MD.  Experience with Routine Intra-abdominal Cultures During Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass With Implications For Antibiotic Prophylaxsis. Presented at  SAGES poster presentation 2003.  

                                             

                                              Champion S, Williams M, Champion JK. Importance of routine diet journals to aid in nutritional counseling for post-op bariatric patients. Obes Surg 2003; 13:191-192

                                               

                                             

 

Publications:                      Michael D. Williams, MD, Francis A. Eissien, MD, Jihad                                                                                                Salameh, MD. John Sweeney, MD, Laparoscopic Management of                                                                                                                                                       Localized Intra-Abdominal  Castleman’s; Disease.  Surgical

                                                       Endoscopy Online First. Sept 2003                                               

 

  Salameh JR, Sweeney JF, Essien FA, Williams MD,

                                            Awad S, Itani KM, Fisher WE.  Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia   

                                                        Repair during the Learning Curve.   Hernia 2002

                                            Dec;6(4):182-187

 

 

J.K. Champion MD, Mike Williams, MD. Prospective Randomized          Comparison of Linear Staplers during Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric  Bypass.  Obesity Surgery 2003 Dec; 13:855-860

 

Salameh JR, Votanopoulos KI, Hilal RE, Essien FA, Williams    MD, Barroso AO, Sweeney JF, Brunicardi FC. Rectal duplication cyst in an adult: the laparoscopic approach.  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2002 Dec; 12(6):453-6

                                             J.K. Champion MD, Michael Williams MD. Small Bowel    Obstruction and Internal Hernias after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.  Obesity Surgery 2003 Aug;13(4):596-600

                                             

Michael D. Williams, MD, J.K. Champion MD.  Experience with Routine Intra-abdominal Cultures During Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass With Implications For Antibiotic Prophylaxsis.  Surgical Endoscopy 2004 May 18(5) 755-6

 

 Michael D. Williams, MD, J.K. Champion MD.

Linear technique of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Surg Technol Int. 2004;13:101-5.
PMID: 15945149

 

Champion JK, Williams MProspective randomized trial of heated humidified versus cold dry carbon dioxide insufflation during laparoscopic gastric bypass.  Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2006 Jul-Aug 2(4):445-9

 

Champion JK, Williams M. Economic impact of bariatrics on a general surgery practice. Obes Surg. 2006 Feb; 16(2):113-8

 

Champion JK, Williams M, Champion S, Gianos J, Carrasquilla C. Implantable gastric stimulation to achieve weight loss in patients with a low body mass index: early clinical trial results. Surg Endosc. 2006 Mar; 20(3):444-7

 

Book Chapters:                  Michael D. Williams, MD, John Sweeney, MD. Hand-                                                                                          Approach, Laparoscopic Surgery: Principles and Procedures, Jones                                                                         ed. May 2004

Michael D. Williams, MD, J.K. Champion, MD                                 Complications of Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: Management of          Laparoscopic Surgical Complications , LeBlanc ed. July 2004  

Champion JK, Williams M. Laparoscopic Vertical Banded Gastroplasty. Surgical Management of Obesity.Buchwald H, Cowan G, Ikramudin S, ed. Elsivier Science. Philadelphia. 2007        

Champion JK, Williams M. Laparoscopic Vertical Banded Gastroplasty, Current Problems in Surgery.  Nguyen ed. Lipincott Williams and Wilkins. Philadelphia. In press.

Williams Michael, Champion J.K. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Linear Technique, Obesity Surgery Principles and Practice. Potombo Cid ed. 2008

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