Dr. Russell A. Williams, MD

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Dr. Russell A. Williams, MD

General Surgery | Male

Associates in General Surgery, PSC 201 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 902, Louisville, KY 40202 Get Directions
(502) 583-5948

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Dr. Williams specializes in General Surgery and practices in Louisville, KY. He practices at 4 locations.

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  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Williams
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Williams' Office & Staff
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (16)
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Dr. Williams saved my life in 2008. He performed a colon resection and eliminated Stage 1 colon cancer from my bowel. I have lived 10 wonderful years since that day. Gordon McKemie Anchorage KY
in New tazewell tn 37825 |
Dr.williams and Candice marten are awesome. But the office help at the dixie hwy office is very rude and inconsiderate. They act like u owe them something especially the front receptionist.
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  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Lipomas
  • Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Debridement
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Percutaneous Biopsy With Drainage
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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  • 0

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Louisville

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Louisville

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American College Of Surgeons

    Completed in 1986

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Williams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Williams' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

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Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Williams

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Dr. Williams' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Williams

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients