Dr. George Williams, MD

Dr. George Williams, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. George Williams, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Livonia, MI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read his story

36650 5 Mile Rd Ste 102

Livonia, MI 48154

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Williams performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Williams's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Williams' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Williams "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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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

16  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

6  Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Blodgett Meml Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Williams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Williams' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Williams to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Williams' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Williams is phenomenal. One of the most knowledgeable doctors I have ever met. Love the fact doctors come from over the whole world to be fellows with him.
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