About Dr. Williams

Dr. Williams is available for cardiology and electrophysiology consultations at Lakeland Regional Health System (Pablo Street Campus, 863-284-5015) where he is pleased to provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm problems in adults.  Diagnosis often includes electrophysiologic testing for potentially serious arrhythmias. Dr. Williams’ breadth of clinical and experimental Electrophysiology experience is highlighted by awards from both the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.  He strives to offer patients the most state-of-the-art care and continues to present his work in premier cardiovascular journals.

Dr. Williams has an extensive background in cardiac care. While attending Vanderbilt, he majored in biomedical and electrical engineering. After receiving a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Williams went on to medical school at Drexel University. He completed a five-year fellowship in both cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is also board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Williams’s work in engineering and cardiology has been praised in academic and clinical settings. He founded the only community hospital-based heart rhythm center in the US to have published outcomes for defibrillator and pacemaker implantations as well as EP studies and ablations using high frequency jet ventilation. In 2015, he was elected governor of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American College of Cardiology. He currently works in the Lakeland Regional Health System as an assistant quality and medical informatics officer.

Invasive Electrophysiology and Ablation Laboratory: Two state-of-the-art procedure rooms at Lakeland Regional Health permits diagnosis and management of cardiac arrhythmias, including patients with syncope, supraventricular tachycardia (e.g., AV nodal reentry, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome), atrial fibrillation/flutter, ventricular tachycardia, and survivors of cardiac arrest.

Pacemaker and Defibrillator Services: Dr. Williams is experienced in implantation of single- and dual-chamber pacemakers, defibrillators, and biventricular devices.

Outpatient Services: The Lakeland Regional Health Heart Center offers short- and long-term EKG monitoring, pacemaker and defibrillator monitoring/testing, and a laboratory that includes genetic analyses for inherited cardiac ion channelopathies (e.g., Long QT and Brugada).

Learn More About Dr. Williams or to arrange a consultation:

Lakeland Regional Health Heart Center, 130 Pablo Street, Lakeland, FL, 33803.

Call for appointments: 863-284-5015

 

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