The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Anesthesiology
The Department of Anesthesiology

Faculty Biography

Compassionate Care While You Sleep


George W. Williams, II, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Division of Neurocritical Care
Assistant Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency Program
Assistant Program Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (Anesthesiology)

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Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas, B.S.
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, M.D.
  • General Internal Medicine Statewide Preceptorship Program, Texas Academy of Internal Medicine
  • Anesthesiology Resident, University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Critical Care Medicine Fellow, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Program Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 9/30/10 – Present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 7/19/10 – Present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Neurocritical Care, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 7/19/10 – Present
  • Staff Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 7/19/10 – Present
  • Staff Anesthesiologist, Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital, Houston, Texas, 7/19/10 – Present
  • Clinical Instructor (Part Time), Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, 7/1/09 – 7/01/10

Certification

  • American Board of Anesthesiology Certified
  • Critical Care Board Certified

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Medical Association
  • Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Resident Component Chairman Elect 2007-2008
  • Resident Component Chairman 2008-2009
  • American Association of Medicine Colleges – Organization of Student Representatives

Awards

  • Fellow of the Year, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic  Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 2009-2010
  • Anesthesiology Chief Resident, University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, 2008-2009
  • 1st Place Presentation, Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, St. Louis, Missouri; Indianapolois, Indiana, 2007-2008
  • Dean H. Morrow, M.D. Award for Excellence in Obstetric Anesthesiology, 2005
  • Irwin Lepow Medical Student Research Day, 2002
  • CWRU Research Institute Grant, 2002
  • Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Scholar, 2001
  • President’s Award, Student Government Association, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 2001
  • Golden Key National Honors Society Inductee, 2000
  • 3rd Place, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, 1999
  • Dean’s List, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, 1999-2000
  • Outstanding President Award, Mu Delta:  The African-American Pre-Health Association, 1999
  • 2nd Place in College of Natural Science and Mathematics Academic Challenge, 1998
  • J. Macy Scholar, 1997
  • Commended Student of National Merit Scholarship Program, Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, 11/20/96

Selected Publications

  1. Williams GW, Klein SA:  Spontaneous resolution of a post-dural puncture headache with a touhy needle insertion.  Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference 2009 (Case Report)
  2. Williams ES, Williams GW, Dabb BF, Dumas SD:  The use of remifentanil in the management two parturients undergoing elective cesarean section than craniotomy. Anesthesiology 2008 (Case Report)
  3. McFarland HD, Williams GW, Fioster JS, Fang JC:  Use of warming catheter to treat perioperative hypothermia in a patient undergoing salvage off-pump rvad insertion.  Anesthesiology 2008 (Case Report)
  4. Blitz A, Williams GW, Okada S,McFarland HD, Foster JS:  Perioperative therapeutic hypothermia for intraoperative cardiac arrest during cardiac surgery.  Anesthesiology 2008 (Case Report)
  5. Williams GW, Mulgaokar GD:  Dystonia following the perioperative administration of ondansetron.  Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference 2008  (Case Report)
  6. Williams GW, Hirsch IA:  Intra-operative flow sensor leak in a datex-ohemda anesthesia machine.  Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference 2008  (Case Report)
  7. Williams GW, Rowbottom JR:  The management of  a Jehovah’s Witness with severe postoperative anemia.  Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference 2007  (Case Report)
  8. Williams GW, Robottom:  The diagnosis and treatment of pharmacologically induced torsade de pointes in a complicated gastric bypass patient.  Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference 2006 (Case Report)
  9. Wiliams GW, Brown ES, Gagen D, Li Z, Smith CW, Burns AR:  The role of Pecam-1 (CD31) in wound closure and neutrophil (PMN) migration in a mouse injury of corneal injury.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:E-2643, 2005.

Lectures

  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston  Neurocritical Care Monthly Lecture Series (Houston, Texas, September 28, 2010) “Management of Shock in the Intensive Care Unit”
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston  Neurocritical Care Monthly Lecture Series (Houston, Texas, September 17, 2010) “ICU Monitors”
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston  Anesthesiology Resident Lecture (Houston, Texas, September 15, 2010) “Mechanical Ventilation Strategies”
  • University Hospital Case Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds (Cleveland, Ohio, June 2009) “Professional Issues in Anesthesiology”
  • University Hospital Case Medical Center CA-1 Orientation (Cleveland, Ohio, June 2008)  “Current Political Issues in Anesthesiology”

Faculty Biography

George W. Williams, II, M.D.
  • George W. Williams, II, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Neurosurgery
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • e-mail: George.W.Williams@uth.tmc.edu