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Derek E. Williams, MD

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About Derek

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.

Dr. Williams’ clinical interests include coronary revascularization, valvular heart disease, minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and robot-assisted thoracic surgery.

Williams is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society, the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. He is an experienced lecturer and presenter and has contributed numerous articles to medical journals.

Dr. Williams’ practice is located on the campus of Methodist Richardson Medical Center, with satellite offices at Methodist Charlton Medical Center and Methodist Dallas Medical Center.

In his free time, Dr. Williams enjoys golfing, triathlons, and spending time with his family.

Insurances Accepted:
  • AARP Medicare Complete AARMC
  • Aetna Medicare HMO AET/M
  • Aetna Medicare PPO AETMP
  • Aetna Quality Health (QHP) AETQP
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO AET/H
  • Aetna US Healthcare/PPO AET/P
  • Amerigroup Chip Insurance AMGC
  • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage AMGMA
  • Amerigroup Star + Plus AGRPSTPL
  • Amerigroup Star Medicaid AMGPSTM
  • BCBS PPO/POS
  • BCBS of Texas HMO BC/TH
  • Blue Advantage HMO BLADV
  • Cigna (OAP) Open Access CIGNO
  • Cigna Local Plus CIGLP
  • Cigna/HMO CIG/H
  • Cigna/POS CIG/S
  • Cigna/PPO CIG/P
  • Health Smart PPO HS/PP
  • HealthSmart GEPO HLTHS
  • Heritage Southwest IPA HS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Medicare Choice PPO HUM-M
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO HUM/G
  • Humana Preferred PPO HUMPO
  • Med Health BCBS Med/BCBS
  • Molina Market Place MOLMK
  • Multiplan PPO MULTI
  • PHCS2 PHCS
  • Savility SAV
  • Superior Healthplan Star Plus SUPHSP
  • Superior Medicaid Insurance SUHP
  • Superior Medicare Advantage HMO SUHA
  • Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American) AJP00004
  • TexanPlus Dual Eligible TXPDE
  • Texas Health Aetna TX/Aet
  • Tricare TRI
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP

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