General Surgeon and Breast Specialist

John Polk Williams, MD, FACS

Dr. John Williams speaking at the opening of the Breast Center at the Cancer Center at Lake Manassas May 2011

Dr. John Williams speaking at the opening of the Novant Health UVA Breast Center, May 2011

www.drjohnwilliams.com

Current Position: 

  • Northern Virginia Surgical Specialists
    Breast Cancer Surgery 

Clinical Training: 

  • Baylor College of Medicine (1992–1997)
    Houston, Texas
  • Michael E. Debakey Department of General Surgery
    Clinical Instructor in Surgery (1997)
    Chief Resident (1996–1997)
        Ben Taub General Hospital
        The Methodist Hospital
        Veterans Administration Hospital, Houston, TX

Education:  

  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina (1988–92)
    Doctorate of Medicine
  • Duke University (1984–88)
    Durham, North Carolina
    Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Psychology

Professional Positions and Affiliations:

  • Novant Health UVA Breast Center (2009–present)
    Medical Director & Founding Physician
    Interdisciplinary Breast Conference, Chairman
    Breast Program Leadership, Chairman
  • Novant UVA Prince William Hospital & Haymarket Hospital
  • Cancer Committee Member–Breast Center Liaison (2009–present)
    Women’s Imaging Center Development Committee (2011–present)
    Vascular Conference Coordinator (1999–2003)
  • Fauquier Hospital
    Chairman, Department of Surgery (2002–2004)
    Medical Executive Committee (2004-2007)
    Peer Review Committee (2004–2007)
  • Prince William Ambulatory Surgery Center
    Chair, Insurance & Reimbursement Committee
  • Haymarket Surgery Center
  • Lake Manassas Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Physicians Group
    (Predecessor to the Breast Center at the Cancer Center at Lake Manassas)
    Founder and Director (2008–2010)

Professional Societies:

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow (1998–present)
  • American Board of Surgery, Diplomate (1997–present)
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons (2005–present)
    Certified, Breast Ultrasound (2008)
    Certified, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy (2009)
    Mastery of Breast Surgery Pilot Program (2009)
    Education Committee (2007–09)
  • ASCO American Society of Clinical Oncologists (2017--present)
  • American Society of Breast Disease (2007–present)
  • National Consortium of Breast Centers (2010–present)
  • Mid-Atlantic Breast Consortium (2015--present)
  • American Brachytherapy Society (2012–present)
  • American Hernia Society (2003–2012)
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of Virginia (2000–present)
    7th District delegate 2002
  • Prince William Medical Society (2006–present)
  • Fauquier Medical Society (1999–present)
    President, 2003
    Secretary-Treasurer 2004
  • Michael E. Debakey International Surgical Society (1997–present)

Presentations & Lectures:

  • Breast Cancer Update Community Discussion Panelist
    Prince William Hospital 2012
  • The Breast Center & Breast Cancer Today Prince William Hospital Board of Trustees
    2012
  • Opening Address, Relay for Life American Cancer Society Fundraising Event
    Stonewall Jackson High School Football Stadium Manassas, VA 2012
  • Breast Cancer Update Community Discussion Panelist
    Prince William Hospital 2011
  • Luminaria Keynote Address, Relay for Life American Cancer Society Fundraising Event
    Fauquier High School Football Stadium, Warrenton, VA 2011
  • Breast Center Quality Measures and Update Commission on Cancer Accreditation Survey
    Prince William Hospital, Manassas, VA 2011
  • Breast Center Opening, Keynote Address The Breast Center at the Cancer Center
    2011
  • Team Approach to Quality Breast Cancer Care Community Lecture
    Haymarket, VA 2011
  • Keynote Address Cherry Blossom Foundation Run & Walk for Breast Cancer
    Warrenton, VA 2011
  • Putting a Team in Your Corner - What’s New in the Treatment of Breast Cancer Community Lecture
    Prince William Hospital 2010
  • The Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Breast Cancer Grand Rounds
    Prince William Hospital 2010
  • Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Community Lecture
    Warrenton 2010
  • Breast Imaging: What you need to know Community Discussion Panelist
    Prince William Hospital 2009
  • Breast Cancer Update Community Discussion Panelist
    Prince William Hospital 2008
  • Luminaria Keynote Address, Relay for Life American Cancer Society Fundraising Event
    Fauquier High School Football Stadium, Warrenton, VA 2008
  • Breast Cancer Treatment Community Lecture
    Fauquier Hospital 2007
  • High Risk Patients for Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Support Group
    Warrenton VA 2007
  • Cancer Specialists Panel Community Discussion
    Fauquier Hospital 2007
  • Facts on Breast Health  Community Lecture
    Prince William Hospital 2007
  • Varicose Veins Community Lecture
    Prince William Hospital 2003
  • DVT and PE in Hospitalized Patients Vascular Conference
    Prince William Hospital 2003
  • Heartburn and Hiatal Hernia: Surgical Options Medical Grand Rounds
    Prince William Hospital 2001
  • Advances in Hernia Surgery Medical Grand Rounds
    Prince William Hospital 2001
  • Varicose Veins and Venous Stasis Disease Vascular Conference
    Prince William Hospital 2000
  • Advances in Laparoscopy Surgical Subspecialty Conference
    Prince William Hospital 2000
  • Carotid Artery Disease Vascular Conference
    Prince William Hospital 2000