Mark Williams named surgeon in chief

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Pediatric Urologist Mark Williams, MD, FAAP, FACS, has been named the new surgeon in chief for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

Pediatric Urologist Mark Williams, MD, FAAP, FACS, has been named the new surgeon in chief for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Williams has practiced at Le Bonheur since 2002 and currently serves as the hospital’s chief of Pediatric Urology.

“Dr. Williams is a well-respected surgeon and division chief,” said Le Bonheur President and CEO Meri Armour. “His thoughtful and personable approach will guide this hospital and our surgical program to best meet the needs of our patients.”

Surgeon in chief is a newly created position at Le Bonheur. Williams will represent surgical interests and participate in strategic planning efforts for the hospital. He also will serve on the executive committee of the UT Le Bonheur Pediatric Specialists board.

Williams serves as associate professor within the Department of Urology at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He is program director of the pediatric urology fellowship program for UTHSC and a faculty member of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Williams graduated from the Medical College of Georgia and completed fellowship training in pediatric urology at UTHSC and Le Bonheur.