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 at Dallas. 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 post-graduate training from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 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, St. Paul Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital and Childrens Medical Center at Dallas. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Acid Reflux
  • Adenoids - Adult Age
  • Adult Ear Tube Evaluation & Placement
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Chronic Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • Dysequalibrium
  • Dyspnea
  • Ear Drainage, Infection & Pain (Otalgia)
  • Eustation Tube Dysfunction
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell & Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Lymph Nodes in the Neck
  • Myringotomy Tubes
  • Myringotomy Without Tubes
  • Neck Mass With Unknown Etiology
  • Nonhealing Facial Lesions
  • Odynophagia
  • Oral Masses
  • Otitis Externa (External, Swimmer's Ear) & Media
  • Otorrhea
  • Pediatric Removal of Foreign Body Ear or Nose
  • Perforated (Ruptured) Ear Drum
  • Presbycusis
  • Pulsatile Tinnitus
  • Rhinorrhea
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sjogren's Disease
  • Sudden Hearing Loss
  • Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • Tongue Biopsy
  • Tracheostomy Problems
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP or UP3)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

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