Judson Blount Williams Jr.
Assistant Consulting Professor in the Department of Surgery

"A North Carolina native, Dr. Williams believes in the mission of providing the best cardiovascular care that can be found in the world in his home state through WakeMed Health and Hospitals, Duke Health, and the HeartCare Plus collaborative. He feels fortunate to be part of the Heart Center because of the unique way he and his colleagues including anesthesiologists, physician assistants, surgical and heart center nurses, intensivists, and many others commit to individual patient care. Patients may expect from Dr. Williams a clear plan of care, compassion, and a patient-centered approach throughout their surgical consultation, procedures, and recovery."

Current Research Interests

  • Clinical trials (both early and late phase); clinical database and registry-based research including comparative effectiveness
  • Evidence-based practice and emerging technologies in critical care and cardiovascular surgery including transcatheter valvular and aortic aneurysm treatments, prevention of vein graft failure, value-based protocols, and perioperative care
  • Quality improvement and best practices in adult cardiac surgery including treatment options for valvular heart disease, aortic aneurysm, enhanced recovery, and coronary heart disease

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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