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Associate Director, Clinical Affairs

UVA Cancer Center Michael Williams
Hematology/oncology chief Michael Williams

Michael E. Williams, MD

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Phone: 434.924.9637

Williams is the Byrd S. Leavell Professor of Medicine and a professor of pathology. He completed his medicine residency, chief residency and fellowship in hematology/oncology at UVA, where he joined the faculty in 1986.

Williams’ research interests are in:

  • Novel therapeutic approaches for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Mantle cell lymphoma
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
  • Targeted agents and immunotherapeutics for cancer treatment

He serves on the scientific advisory board of the Lymphoma Research Foundation and is a member of the European Mantle Cell Lymphoma Network and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Lymphoma Core Committee. He is a former chair of the Hematology Subspecialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine. 

U.S. News has included Williams in their Top Doctors in America, America’s Best Doctors and America’s Top Doctors for Cancer lists for many years. He regularly participates in national and international programs devoted to education and research in lymphoma, CLL, and other hematologic malignancies.