Dr. Donald B. Williams MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Donald Williams is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Miami, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System and University of Miami Hospital. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Williams accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System and one of 8 at University of Miami Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1974–1979

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1979–1981

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

New-onset atrial fibrillation after aortic valve replacement: comparison of transfemoral, transapical, transaortic, and surgical approaches.
Tanawuttiwat, T.,O'Neill, B. P.,Cohen, M. G.,Chinthakanan, O.,Heldman, A. W.,Martinez, C. A.,Alfonso, C. E.,Mitrani, R. D.,Macon, C. J.,Carrillo, R. G.,Williams, D. B.,O'Neill, W. W.,Myerburg, R. J.

Clinical outcomes with on-label and off-label use of the transcatheter heart valve in the United States.
Lardizabal, J. A.,Macon, C. J.,O'Neill, B. P.,Singh, V.,Martinez, C. A.,Alfonso, C.,Cohen, M. G.,Williams, D. B.,O'Neill, W. W.,Heldman, A. W.

Impact of CMS coverage decision on access to transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
O'Neill, B. P.,O'Neill, W. W.,Williams, D.,Cohen, M. G.,Heldman, A. W.,Macon, C.,Martinez, C. A.,Alfonso, C. E.,Clark, P. M.,Velasquez, O.,Seo, D.,Clermont, P. G.,Moscucci, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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