Dr. George Williams, MD

Dr. George Williams, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(3)
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Dr. George Williams, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Livonia, MI. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. 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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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

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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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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

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Williams to family and friends
4.3
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Williams' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Williams accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Williams has admitting privileges

Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus
3601 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
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