Michael A. Williams, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and director of Adult and Transitional Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders. He is an internationally recognized expert in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH), hydrocephalus in young and middle-aged adults, hydrocephalus in young adults making the transition from pediatric specialists to adult specialists, in pseudotumor cerebri, also known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension, and other disorders of spinal fluid circulation.
Dr. Williams takes a comprehensive and patient-centered approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hydrocephalus. He takes the time to understand each patient's concerns, and to be sure that the appropriate diagnosis is made so that patients can be referred for appropriate treatment.
Dr. Williams is a professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at UW School of Medicine. He conducts clinical research and is a founding member of the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (AHCRN). He also has research funding from NASA to evaluate possible changes in spinal fluid pressure associated with Spaceflight Associated Neuro-Ocular Syndrome (SANS).
Dr. Williams enjoys traveling, photography and weekend bicycling in his spare time.