Dr. George A. Williams, MD

Dr. George A. Williams, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 64 years old

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Dr. Williams was the Chief of Vitreoretinal Surgery Service at William Beaumont Hospital from 1992 until 2000, when he became...Read more

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Dr. Williams was the Chief of Vitreoretinal Surgery Service at William Beaumont Hospital from 1992 until 2000, when he became Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Williams is also a Clinical Professor of Biomedical Sciences at The Eye Research Institute of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Dr. Williams special interest is advanced vitreoretinal surgery for complex retinal detachment and diabetic retinopathy. He has authored or co-authored over one hundred publications in peer-reviewed medical journals, book chapters, and publications from national clinical trials. Dr. Williams is an internationally recognized speaker. He is currently the Principal Investigator of several research trials sponsored by the National Eye Institute and the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Williams has been President of both the Vitreous Society (now The American Society of Retinal Specialists) and Michigan Ophthalmological Society. He has been named to America's Who's Who in Medicine, The Best Doctors in America, and The Best Doctors in the Midwest. He serves as Chairman of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee for retinal diseases and is a member of the Health Policy Committee. He is an associate examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Medical Association, Retina Society and Macula Society.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Blodgett Meml Med Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Of Wisconsin

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Med College Of Wisconsin

    Completed in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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