Biography

Joseph R. Williams, II, M.D., F.A.C.S. Dr. Williams is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in general otolaryngology in children and adults. Dr. Williams received his Doctorate of Medicine from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and his postgraduate training from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and affiliated hospitals. Prior to joining the faculty Dr. Williams was in private practice from 1982 to 2000, the first ten years in Denton, Texas, and the latter years in Corsicana, Texas. His experiences have included multi-specialty group practice and solo practice. Dr. Williams is board certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and is a member of the Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Williams has hospital affiliations with Zale Lipshy University Hospital, William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, Parkland Memorial Hospital, and Children’s Health℠

Education

Medical School UT Southwestern Medical Center (1977)
Internship Parkland Memorial Hospital (1978), General Surgery
Residency Parkland Memorial Hospital (1979), General Surgery
Residency Parkland Memorial Hospital (1982), Otolaryngology

Clinical Interest

Ear Conditions
  • Dysequalibrium
  • Otorrhea
  • Pediatric Removal of Foreign Body from Ear or Nose
  • Pulsatile Tinnitus
  • Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa)
Nose & Sinus (Rhinology) Disorders
  • Loss of Smell & Taste
  • Rhinorrhea
Oral & Throat (Pharyngeal) Disorders
  • Adenoids - Adult Age
  • Dyspnea
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Leukoplakia
  • Sleep Surgery (Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty)
  • Tracheostomy Problems
Swallowing Problems
  • Odynophagia
Hearing Loss
  • Chronic Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Surgical Corrections of Nose & Nose Disorders
  • Deviated Nasal Septum Reconstruction (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated (Ruptured) Ear Drum Repair (Myringoplasty)
Head & Neck Cancers
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Lymph Nodes in the Neck
  • Neck Masses
  • Nonhealing Facial Lesions
  • Oral Masses
  • Tongue Biopsy
Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery- 1986
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons- 1985