Fellowship-trained Gynecologic Oncologist Heather Williams, M.D., Joins UAMS

By Susan Van Dusen

Her medical specialties include the treatment of women with gynecologic cancer including surgery and chemotherapy for ovarian, uterine, cervical, vaginal and vulvar cancers.

To make an appointment with Williams, call 501-296-1200.

After earning her medical degree from the UAMS College of Medicine, Williams completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

As a third-year resident, the El Dorado native was chosen to participate in the Felix Rutledge Fellowship Program in Gynecologic Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, a one-month rotation that provides residents intensive experience in the field.

Following her residency, Williams completed a three-year fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS' clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,047 students, 873 medical residents and fellows, and six dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 11,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children's, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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