Joseph Kerwin Williams, M.D.

Chief of Plastic Surgery at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite
Director of Research at the Center for Craniofacial Deformities
Associate Professor at Emory University in the division of Plastic Surgery
Co-Owner of AYA Medical Spa
Located at our Northside Location

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Dr. Joseph Williams maintains an Atlanta plastic and reconstructive surgery practice dedicated to the treatment of congenital patients with birth defects and traumatic injuries here at Atlanta Plastic Surgery. He also has a special interest in facial aesthetics and body contouring. Dr. Williams incorporates the latest cosmetic surgery techniques in both aspects of his practice, including extensive use of lasers and minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Williams, a Mississippi native, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. After completing his Plastic Surgery training at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, Dr. Williams underwent fellowship training in pediatric and craniofacial surgery at New York University. He is an active member of numerous societies including: the American Society of Plastic Surgery, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Williams has contributed extensively to both medical journals and textbooks in the field of pediatric and craniofacial surgery. Selected journal articles can be found through National Library of Medicine website.

Dr. Joseph Williams currently holds a clinical appointment as Associate Professor at Emory University in the division of Plastic Surgery. He is Chief of Plastic Surgery at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite and Director of Research at the Center for Craniofacial Deformities. Dr. Williams has privileges at St. Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta, Northside Hospital, and Egleston Children's Hospital. Private operating rooms in the Northside Sandy Springs Outpatient Surgery Center at Atlanta Plastic Surgery are also available for cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.

Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Offered By Dr. Joseph Williams at Atlanta Plastic Surgery

In the News Dr. Joseph Williams shares his experience and knowledge

Can Teenagers be suitable for plastic surgery?
Joseph K. Williams, MD, chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, has plenty of experience with younger patients, and he says any qualified plastic surgeon can take on younger patients if they follow important guidlines.

Five rules for working with teenagers

  1. Never present a sales pitch
  2. Repeat until the information gets through
  3. Explain what may happen later
  4. Get the patient to state the goal of the surgery
  5. Give the patient and parents plenty of time to think about what you have said.

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