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.

 

Rob Williams, MD LinkedIn Profile

 

EDUCATION:  

Texas Tech University- B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance 1981

 

MEDICAL SCHOOL:

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Medical School - M.D. June 1990

 

RESIDENCY:

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

 

FELLOWSHIP:

Spine Surgery Fellowship, Campbell Clinic August 1997 - July 1998

 

FACULTY POSITIONS:

Clinical Instructor in Family Practice Residency Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

 

LICENSURE:

Texas State Medical License #J9845

 

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inc., July 2001

American Board of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, July 2009

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

American Medical Association

Nueces County Medical Society

Texas Medical Association

Texas Orthopaedic Association

Southern Medical Association

American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American  Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

 

CURRENT POSITIONS:

Staff physician, active status - Christus Spohn Health Systems (South), Corpus Christi Medical Center (Bay Area)

 

CURRENT PRACTICE:

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.

 

HONORS:

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.