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Wendell Williams

Wendell Williams, MD

Languages spoken: English
  • Specialties

    • Cancer Anesthesia
    • Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
    • Thoracic Anesthesia

    Board Certification

    American Board of Anesthesiology
    National Board of Echocardiography (Advanced Perioperative TEE)
  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Anesthesiology -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Anesthesiology
    National Board of Echocardiography (Advanced Perioperative TEE)

    Education history

    Fellowship Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology - Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine Clinical Fellow
    Anesthesiology - University of California, Irvine Resident
    Internship Emergency Medicine - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Clinical Internship
    Medicine - University of Virginia M.D.
    Undergraduate Psychology - Florida State University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Shapiro DD, Davis JW, Williams WH, Chapin BF, Ward JF, Pettaway CA, Gregg JR (2021). Increased body mass index is associated with operative difficulty during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. BJUI Compass, 3(1), 68-74.
    2. Williams WH 3rd, Cata JP, Lasala JD, Navai N, Feng L, Gottumukkala V (2019). Effect of reversal of deep neuromuscular block with sugammadex or moderate block by neostigmine on shoulder pain in elderly patients undergoing robotic prostatectomy. Br J Anaesth, 124(2), 164-172.
    3. Marcus RK, Lillemoe HA, Rice DC, Mena G, Bednarski BK, Speer BB, Ramirez PT, Lasala JD, Navai N, Williams WH, Kim BJ, Voss RK, Gottumukkala VN, Aloia TA (2019). Determining the Safety and Efficacy of Enhanced Recovery Protocols in Major Oncologic Surgery: An Institutional NSQIP Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol, 26(3), 782-790.
    4. Prez-Gonzlez O, Cullar-Guzmn LF, Navarrete-Pacheco M, Ortiz-Martnez JJ, Williams WH, Cata JP (2018). Impact of Regional Anesthesia on Gastroesophageal Cancer Surgery Outcomes: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Anesth Analg, 127(3), 753-758.
    5. Ramsingh D, Alexander B, Le K, Williams W, Canales C, Cannesson M (2014). Comparison of the didactic lecture with the simulation/model approach for the teaching of a novel perioperative ultrasound curriculum to anesthesiology residents. J Clin Anesth, 26(6), 443-54.


    1. Cata JP, Lasala JD, Williams W, Mena GE (2018). Myasthenia Gravis and Thymoma Surgery: A Clinical Update for the Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist. [Review]. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 33(9), 2537-2545.

    Case Report

    1. Williams WH 3rd, Browne RC, Bui TP, Holmes AA, Thakar D (2019). Case report on intravenous octreotide for the treatment of intraoperative vasoplegia following thymoma resection. SAGE Open Med Case Rep, 7, 2050313X19827744.
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