ROB S. WILLIAMS, MD
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Williams has been practicing orthopedic surgery in Corpus Christi since 1998. After graduating from Texas Tech he received his medical degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. At the prestigious Campbell Clinic located at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Williams completed not only Orthopedic Surgery Residency but an additional year of Fellowship Training in Spine Surgery. Dr. Williams is dedicated to creating an excellent patient experience in the office or in the surgery suite.
Dr. Williams enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He is often in the stands cheering on his daughter at volleyball games and you can find him on the sidelines at Flour Bluff football games. The Corpus Christi climate provide him with great conditions for golfing and fishing. Dr. Williams is also the area's Fantasy Football League champion.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Medical School - M.D. June 1990
Orthopaedic Resident, University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic July 1993 - June 1997
Orthopaedic Research Assistant, University of Tennessee
Campbell Clinic July 1991-June 1993
General Surgery Internship: July 1990- June 1991
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Spine Surgery Fellowship, Campbell Clinic August 1997 - July 1998
Clinical Instructor in Family Practice Residency Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Texas State Medical License #J9845
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inc., July 2001
American Board of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, November 2009
Staff physician, active status - Christus Spohn Health Systems (South), Corpus Christi Medical Center (Bay Area)
Specializes in non-operative and operative treatment of spinal problems, including the newest and minimally invasive techniques in spine surgery. Additional areas of specialization include sports medicine, arthroscopy, and total joint arthroplasties.
Magna Cum Laude (Double Major)
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Gamma Sigma
Phi Kappa Phi
Dean's List and Honor Roll
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS:
Tissue Distribution of 1251-Labeled Reverse Thyroid Hormone in Nude Mice Xenografted with Cloned Cell Lines of Ewing's Sarcoma and Rhabdomyosarcoma: Williams, R.S., Dutkowsky, J.P., Hatori, M., and Smith, R.A. Transactions of the 41st Annual Meeting Orthopaedic Research Society. February 1995
Comparison of Antibiotic Release from Polymethylmeethacrylate Beads and Sponge Collagen: Paul L. Becker, Richard A. Smith, Robert S. Williams, and Joseph P. Dutkowsky. Journal of Orthopaedic Research Vol. 12, Nov.5, 1994, pages 737-741.
Tissue Distribution of 1251-Labeled Reverse Thyroid Hormone in Nude Mice Xenografted with Cloned Cell Lines of Ewing's Sarcoma and Rhabdomyosarcoma: Williams, R.S., Dutkowsky, J.P., Hatori, M., and Smith, R.A. 7th International Symposium on Limb Salvage, Singapore (Poster) 1993
Local Antibiotic Delivery by Polymethylmethacrylate and a Biodegradable Alternative, Sponge Collagen: Becker, P.L., Smith, R.A., Williams, R.S., and Dutkowsky, J.P. Digest of Papers for the Eleventh Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. October I992
Tissue Distribution of 1251-Labeled Fetal Thyroid Hormone in Nude Mice Xenografted with Ewing Sarcoma: Hatori, Masahito, Dutkowsky, Joseph P., Smith, Richard A., Williams, Robert S., Yokota, T. and Sakurai, M. Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, 1992 Vol. 167, Pages 239-242.
The Effect of Fetal Thyroid Hormone on the Growth of Sarcomatous Cells in Tumor Culture: Joseph P. Dutkowsky, M.D., Richard A. Smith, M.S., Robert S. Williams, M.D., Masahito Hatori, M.D., St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Grand Rounds, October 1991.
Genetic Therapy for Tumors: Joseph P. Dutkowsky, M.D., Richard A. Smith, M.S., Robert S. Williams, M.D., Masahito Hatori, M.D., Willis C. Campbell Club Fifteenth Triennial Meeting, October 1991.
The Effect of TGF-B on Plasma Membrane and Matrix Vesicle Enzyme Activity in Costochondral Chondrocyte Cultures: Transactions of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society Vol. 16 March 1991.