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Richard Frederick Williams, Jr., M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Surgery, General and Thoracic
The Brody School of Medicine
Pitt County Memorial Hospital
Teaching Annex,Room 204
Greenville, NC 27834
williamsrich@ecu.edu

 

EDUCATION:
1974-1978        East Duplin High School
1978-1982        University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.; AB    Chemistry
8/1985-10/1985 Extramural Clerkship in General Surgery, Royal        Infirmary, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
1982-1986        Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC;    MD

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
7/1986 – 6/89             Resident in Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals, Nashville, TN
7/1989-6/1990             Surgical Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals, Nashville, TN
7/1990-6/1991             Resident in Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals, Nashville, TN
7/1991-6/1992             Chief Resident in Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals, Nashville, TN
7/1992-6/1993             Overseas Registrar in Thoracic Surgery, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, England

PROFFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:
1996-Present              Fellow, American College of Surgeons
1993-Present              Charter Membership, American Society of General Surgeons
1992-Present              Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
1992-Present              Member, H. William Scott, Jr., Society, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
1993-Present              Member, North Carolina Medical Society
1993-Present              Member, Pitt County Medical Society
2000-Present              Member, Southeastern Surgical Congress
2000-Present              Member, OR Executive Committee, Pitt County Memorial Hospital
2000-2004                 Member, Surgery Executive Committee, Pitt County Memorial Hospital

EMPLOYMENT:
1993-1998                 General/Thoracic, Vascular Surgery, Private Practice Group, Pitt Surgical, PA, Greenville, NC
1998-2005                 General/Thoracic, Vascular Surgery, Multi-Specialty Group, Physicians East, P.A., Greenville, NC
1993-Present              Staff Surgeon, SurgiCenter Services of Pitt, Greenville, NC
2005-Present              General/Thoracic, Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
2005-Present       Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 

STAFF PRIVILEGES:
1993-Present              Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
1993-Present              SurgiCenter Services of Pitt, Greenville, NC

AWARDS AND HONORS:
God and Country Award, Boy Scouts of America, 1974.
Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America, 1975
Most Valuable Player (Football), East Duplin High School, 1977
All-Conference (Football), East Duplin High School, 1975
Prep All-American (Football), East Duplin High School, 1977
Chief Marshall, East Duplin High School, 1977
Valedictorian, East Duplin High School, 1978
Phi Eta Sigma, University of North Carolina, 1979

MILITARY SERVICE:
1987-2004    Commander, Medical Corp, United States Navy Reserve
3/2003-7/2003 Surgeon, First Medical Battalion, First Marine Expeditionary Force, United States Marine Corps, Operation Freedom Iraq

PUBLICATIONS:
1.    Owen CH, Elbeery JD, Savitt MA, Williams RF, VanTright P.  Regional myocardial wall curvature, stress and complicance during coronary artery occlusion in conscious dogs.  Surgical Forum, 1989.
2.    Rozga J, Williams RF, Man-Soo Ro, Neuzil D, Giorgi T, Blackfish G, Moscioni A, Hakim R, and Demetriou AA.  Development of Bioartificial Liver:  Properties and Function of a Hollow-fiber Module Inoculated with Liver Cells.  Hematology.  February 1993, Vol. 17 #2.
3.    Elbeery JR, Williams RF, Rankin JS, Glower DD, Sabiston Jr. DC, VanTright P.  Effects of arterial hypertension on myocardial recovery after ischemic injury.  The American J. of Physiology:  Heart and Circulatory Physiology.  Vol. 263(2) Part 2 H559.64; August 1992.

ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS:
1.    Williams RF, Arnaout WS, Moscioni AD, Morris JA, Demetrio AA.  Use of a Bioartificial Liver System to Treat Fulminant Hepatic Failure.  14th Annual Surgical Symposium of the Association of VA Surgeons. Charleston, SC.  May 5, 1990.
2.    Williams RF, Rozga J, Brewer C, Moscioni AD, Demetriou AA.  Large Animal Model for Acute Fulminant Liver Failure.  International Symposium on Artificial Liver Support. Celle, Germany, June 18-20, 1990.
3.    Williams RF, Rozga J, Moscioni AD, Kung SP, Demetriou AA.  Indirect Hepatocyte Culture Calorimetry.  14th Annual American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Meeting.  Chicago, IL.  November 3-6, 1990.
4.    Williams RF, Rozga J, Arnaout WS, Moscioni AD, Wingard R, Hakim RM, Demetriou AA.  Bioartificial Liver in the Treatment of Experimental Liver Failure.  41st Annual American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Meeting.  Chicago, IL.  November 3-6, 1990.
5.    Rozga J, Bellew TE, Moscioni AD, Williams RF, Demetriou AA.  Transplantation of Microencapsulated Hepatocytes into Analbuminemic Rats.  41st Annual American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Meeting.  Chicago, IL, November 3-6, 1990.
6.    Williams RF, Rozga J, Moscioni AD, Hakim RM, Demetriou AA.  Development of a Bioartificial Liver.  25th Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Surgery.  Colorado Springs, CO, November 2-23, 1990.