- ABMS Certification:
- Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
- Research Interests:
Health care systems, injury prevention, health care costs
- Associate Professor
Michael Williams, MD, FACS, is a surgeon specializing in trauma and emergency surgery. He received his medical degree from UVA, completed a general surgery residency at Louisiana State University School of Medicine and then pursued a trauma fellowship at Washington Hospital Center.
Williams is director of the UVA Center for Health Policy and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is actively involved in research to assess and improve healthcare systems and associated costs, as well as injury prevention. He recently was awarded a grant to study the value of all-inclusive care for the elderly. In addition, Williams is a frequent lecturer at medical conferences nationwide, speaking on a variety of topics ranging from health disparities in the U.S. to health information technology, and he is also a contributor to multiple peer-reviewed medical journals and publications.
- University of Virginia School of Medicine 1993
- Louisiana State University, New Orleans (Surgery)
- Washington Hospital (Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Surgery)