Office of the Dean
O’Dowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-3634

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

George Williams, MD

George A. Williams, MD, Chair of Ophthalmology

George A. WilliamsGeorge A. Williams, MD, graduated from the Northwestern University School of Medicine and completed a residency in ophthalmology and fellowship training in retinal and vitreous diseases at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Williams has published over 200 articles and book chapters in the field of vitreoretinal surgery. He has participated as principal investigator or co-investigator in more than 20 clinical trials. He is on the Board of Trustees of The American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a recipient of the Special Recognition Award, the Secretariat Award and the Senior Achievement Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is past chair of the Retina Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee and a member of the Health Policy Committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He represents the American Academy of Ophthalmology as a member of the Relative Value Update Committee of the American Medical Association. He is past president of the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

He serves on the editorial board of the journals, Retina, Retinal Physician, Retinal Cases and Brief Reports and Current Opinion in Ophthalmology. Dr. Williams is an associate examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of The Retina Society, The Macula Society, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology and the Club Jules Gonin.