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Throughout his life, Dr. Williams has always sought to become a leader in his field and has attended some of the top institutions for his education and training. As an undergraduate at Yale University, Dr. Williams studied political science and earned All-Ivy honors as a member of the varsity track and field team. Afterwards, he honed his research skills by working in a laboratory at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He then attended Harvard Medical School and completed orthopaedic surgery residency at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery, which U.S. News and World report consistently ranks as the #1 orthopaedic surgery hospital in the nation. For additional specialized training in sports medicine, he completed a fellowship at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. During his training he has had the opportunity to assist in the care of several professional sports teams including the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Sparks, and Los Angeles Galaxy. Additionally, he was assistant team physician for Loyola Marymount University Athletics as well as numerous high school football teams. He has written numerous scientific articles and book chapters on various sports medicine conditions and his award-winning research has been presented throughout the country and internationally. Dr. Williams utilizes the most up to date evidence-based surgical and non-surgical techniques to implement a comprehensive individual treatment plan for each patient emphasizing prevention of further injuries. Dr. Williams is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society, and the National Medical Association. In his free time, Dr. Williams enjoys spending time with his two young daughters Laila and Elise, running with his wife Andrea, and listening to and collecting jazz records.