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Adam Richard Williams, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, 2014 - 2017
  • Chief Resident in General Surgery, Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2013 - 2014
  • Senior Resident in General Surgery, Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2011 - 2013
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2009 - 2011
  • Junior Resident in General Surgery, Surgery, University of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, 2007 - 2009
  • M.D., University of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, 2007
  • B.S., Vanderbilt University, 2001

In the News

Publications

Jimenez Contreras, Fabian, Alejandro Murillo-Berlioz, Jatin Anand, Claire Aksamit, Hugo Orellana, Carmelo A. Milano, and Adam R. Williams. “Use of an inverted On-X mitral valve in the aortic position in a resource limited setting.” Journal of Cardiac Surgery, August 25, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.14974.

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Pineda, Andrés M., Jennifer Rymer, Alice Wang, Adam Z. Banks, Lynne H. Koweek, Ryan Plichta, Adam Williams, et al. “Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for patients with severe bicuspid aortic stenosis.” Am Heart J 224 (June 2020): 105–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.02.003.

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Pineda, Andrés M., Jennifer Rymer, Alice Wang, Lynne H. Koweek, Adam Williams, Todd Kiefer, Andrew Wang, Jeffrey Gaca, G Chad Hughes, and J Kevin Harrison. “Trends and Outcomes of Alternative-Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.” J Invasive Cardiol 31, no. 7 (July 2019): E184–91.

Scholars@Duke

Hatzistergos, Konstantinos E., Adam R. Williams, Derek Dykxhoorn, Michael A. Bellio, Wendou Yu, and Joshua M. Hare. “Tumor Suppressors RB1 and CDKN2a Cooperatively Regulate Cell-Cycle Progression and Differentiation During Cardiomyocyte Development and Repair.” Circ Res 124, no. 8 (April 12, 2019): 1184–97. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.118.314063.

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Ranney, David N., Babatunde A. Yerokun, Ehsan Benrashid, Muath Bishawi, Adam Williams, Richard L. McCann, and G Chad Hughes. “Outcomes of Planned Two-Stage Hybrid Aortic Repair With Dacron-Replaced Proximal Landing Zone.” Ann Thorac Surg 106, no. 4 (October 2018): 1136–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.04.044.

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Kulandavelu, Shathiyah, Vasileios Karantalis, Julia Fritsch, Konstantinos E. Hatzistergos, Viky Y. Loescher, Frederic McCall, Bo Wang, et al. “Pim1 Kinase Overexpression Enhances ckit+ Cardiac Stem Cell Cardiac Repair Following Myocardial Infarction in Swine.” J Am Coll Cardiol 68, no. 22 (December 6, 2016): 2454–64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2016.09.925.

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Suncion, Viky Y., Eduard Ghersin, Joel E. Fishman, Juan Pablo Zambrano, Vasileios Karantalis, Nicole Mandel, Katarina H. Nelson, et al. “Does transendocardial injection of mesenchymal stem cells improve myocardial function locally or globally?: An analysis from the Percutaneous Stem Cell Injection Delivery Effects on Neomyogenesis (POSEIDON) randomized trial.” Circulation Research 114, no. 8 (April 2014): 1292–1301. https://doi.org/10.1161/circresaha.114.302854.

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Heldman, Alan W., Darcy L. DiFede, Joel E. Fishman, Juan P. Zambrano, Barry H. Trachtenberg, Vasileios Karantalis, Muzammil Mushtaq, et al. “Transendocardial mesenchymal stem cells and mononuclear bone marrow cells for ischemic cardiomyopathy: the TAC-HFT randomized trial.” Jama 311, no. 1 (January 2014): 62–73. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2013.282909.

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Williams, A. R., V. Y. Suncion, F. McCall, D. Guerra, J. Mather, J. P. Zambrano, A. W. Heldman, and J. M. Hare. “Durable scar size reduction due to allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell therapy regulates whole-chamber remodeling.” Journal of the American Heart Association 2, no. 3 (June 1, 2013).

Scholars@Duke

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