Derek E. Williams MD
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Derek E. Williams, MD

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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    Bio
    Dr. Williams is fellowship trained in general and minimally invasive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. He obtained his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, and completed his residency in General Surgery and his fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Dr. Williams is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
    Education

    Medical Education: Washington University in Saint Louis - 2007 - Saint Louis, MO
    Residency: University of Texas Southwestern - 2013 - Dallas, TX
    Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern - 2015 - Dallas, TX

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AARMC - AARP Medicare Complete
    • AETNA - Aetna
    • AEAEX - Aetna Aexcel
    • AET/M - Aetna Medicare HMO
    • AETMP - Aetna Medicare PPO
    • AETQP - Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AET/P - Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • AMGC - Amerigroup Chip Insurance
    • AMGMA - Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • AMGPSTM - Amerigroup Star Medicaid
    • AGRPSTPL - Amerigroup Star Plus
    • BC/T - BC of Texas PPO
    • BLADV - Blue Advantage HMO
    • BLUEH - BlueCross/BlueShield HMO
    • BC - BlueCross/BlueShield POS
    • BCBS - BlueCross/BlueShield PPO
    • CAC - CAC Acceptance Corporation
    • CHIPP - CHIP Perinate
    • CCPPO - Choice Care PPO (includes Humana)
    • CIG - Cigna
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGCN - Cigna care Network
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/S - Cigna/POS
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HS - Health Scope
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HSMAR - HealthSmart POS
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • HUMPO - Humana Preferred PPO
    • Med/BCBS - Med Health BCBS
    • MOLMK - Molina Market Place
    • MOL - Molina Medicaid
    • MOLMED - Molina Medicare Advantage
    • MUL - Multiplan
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS - Private Health Insurance
    • PHCSP - Private Healthcare Systems PPO
    • SAV - Savility
    • SUPHSP - Superior Healthplan Star Plus
    • SUHP - Superior Medicaid Insurance
    • SUHA - Superior Medicare Advantage HMO
    • AJP00004 - Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American)
    • TXPDE - TexanPlus Dual Eligible
    • TX/Aet - Texas Health Aetna
    • TRI - Tricare
    • UHC - United Healthcare
    • UNIP - United Healthcare PPO
    • UPN - United Premier Network
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