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July 27, 2023
Dr Williams is the best doctor I've ever had
June 28, 2023
Dr Williams has done a previous operation on me and I have always been impressed by her professionalism and her positive attitude.
June 6, 2023
April 4, 2023
Dr Williams and her team were fantastic. The communication was excellent and I felt very well cared for. If needed, I will seek out Dr Williams in the future.
March 29, 2023
Both the med student and practitioner were excellent. Med student noted he had read journal articles in anticipation of the case and practitioner was supportive of his learning process in a way that was constructive to him without being disruptive to the patient (me). They answered my questions professionally and in good humor.
January 15, 2023
Dr. Williams [...] provided excellent, above-and-beyond thoughtful care. [...] incredibly kind and professional. [...]
August 10, 2022
Both Dr. [...] and Dr. Williams did an excellent job of explaining my condition, options for treatment, the surgical procedure, and answering my questions. I feel I am in capable hands.
About Estell J. Williams
Estell Williams, M.D., is a board-certified general surgeon, an Assistant Professor of Surgery, and Executive Director of the Doctor For A Day outreach program through the UW School of Medicine.
Dr. Williams specializes in open and laparoscopic procedures including cholecystectomy, appendectomy, bowel resection, splenectomy, peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheter placement, and hernia repairs for umbilical, incisional, and inguinal hernias. Dr. Williams also has expertise in the treatment of benign anorectal diseases such as hemorrhoids and fissures, as well as skin conditions such as lipomas, epidermoid cysts, sebaceous cysts, and hidradenitis. Dr. Williams is an advocate for increasing access to quality, well-informed surgical care that will improve the overall well-being of all patients. She takes pride in helping patients carefully plan their needed surgery.
Dr. Williams research interests include health disparities within surgical disease, STEM education and healthcare outreach programming. She is also passionate about resident and medical student education and is actively involved in medical school education, serving as a mentor and educator. She directs an outreach program through the School of Medicine that works with medical students, residents, and attendings to provide underserved K-12 students in the Seattle and Greater Seattle area exposure to medicine and surgery.
In her free time she enjoys baking or trying new recipes, traveling to explore new things, taking dance classes including Afro-Brazilian and Tap dance and raising her 2-year old daughter and 14-year old niece.