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Ronald P. Williams, M.D., Joins Texas Oncology

Texas Oncology Expands Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Services

Ronald P. Williams, M.D., a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, has joined the leading-edge cancer care team at Texas Oncology–Austin Midtown, specializing in sarcoma and orthopaedic oncology. With the addition of Dr. Williams, Texas Oncology is expanding its offerings in Central Texas to include the detection and treatment of sarcomas and bone cancers.  

Prior to joining Texas Oncology, Dr. Williams served as professor, chairman, and residency program director for the department of orthopaedics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Williams has also held a number of academic, consultancy, and surgical positions at several well-known institutions such as Brooke Army Medical Center, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital, and Methodist Children’s Hospital, all in San Antonio, and McAllen Medical Center, among others. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he served as faculty advisor for many pre and post doctoral students and authored and co-authored numerous research papers about sarcomas, bone cancers, surgical techniques, and limb salvage.  

Dr. Williams received his medical degree and doctorate in anatomy from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita, Kan. He completed a fellowship in orthopaedic oncology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition, he completed a post doctoral fellowship in molecular biology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.  

“I am excited to join the Texas Oncology team and become part of the Austin community, where patients have access to more advanced treatment options,” said Dr. Williams. “And I look forward to utilizing my experience to further expand the leading-edge sarcoma and orthopaedic services in the area and help more patients in Central Texas.” 

“Dr. Williams’ breadth of experience in orthopaedic surgery and oncology is a critical addition to our medical team,” said Kathy Partain, practice director, Texas Oncology–Austin Midtown. “He brings an extraordinary array of skills and knowledge about sarcomas and bone cancers that will greatly enhance Texas Oncology’s expertise in this area and, most importantly, the care of our patients fighting cancer.” 

Dr. Williams is board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, and International Society of Limb Salvage. 


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