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Mark R. Williams, M.D.

Mark R. Williams, M.D.

Pain Management , Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

4.8 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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Locations

Pain Treatment Center

180 Sawgrass Drive, Suite 210
Rochester, NY 14620

About Me

Specialty: Anesthesiology

Certified Specialties

Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2018 - 2018

Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2013 - 2017

Fellowship, Research, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2012 - 2013

Fellowship, Research, Southend Hospital (United Kingdom). 2011 - 2012

Residency, Internal Medicine, Southend Hospital (United Kingdom). 2008 - 2011

Internship, Internal Medicine, North Middlesex University Hospital Trust (United Kingdom). 2007 - 2008

Education

MBBS | University College London (United Kingdom). 2007

Awards

Abstract awarded distinction of Best of Category for the Patient Safety category, March 2015.

Article was selected by the A&A Editorial Board as the Article of the Month for November 2018..

Publications

Journal Articles

Philip, A; Williams, M; Davis, J; Beeram, A. et al.

Evaluating predictors of pain reduction after genicular

Utility of Perineural Steroids Post Radiofrequency Neurotomy.

Williams, MR; Poli, J.

Pain physician. 2019; 22(3): E246.

Evaluating Patient-Centered Outcomes in Clinical Trials of Procedural Sedation, Part 2 Safety: Sedation Consortium on Endpoints and Procedures for Treatment, Education, and Research Recommendations.

Ward DS, Williams MR, Berkenbosch JW, Bhatt M, Carlson D, Chappell P, Clark RM, Constant I, Conway A, Cravero J, Dahan A, Dexter F, Dionne R, Dworkin RH, Gan TJ, Gozal D, Green S, Irwin MG, Karan S, Kochman M, Lerman J, Lightdale JR, Litman RS, Mason KP, Miner J, O'Connor RE, Pandharipande P, Riker RR, Roback MG, Sessler DI, Sexton A, Tobin JR, Turk DC, Twersky RS, Urman RD, Weiss M, Wunsch H, Zhao-Wong A

Anesthesia and analgesia.. 2018 November 127 (5):1146-1154. Epub 1900 01 01.

Efficacy Outcome Measures for Pediatric Procedural Sedation Clinical Trials: An ACTTION Systematic Review.

Williams MR, Nayshtut M, Hoefnagel A, McKeown A, Carlson DW, Cravero J, Lightdale J, Mason KP, Wilson S, Turk DC, Dworkin RH, Ward DS

Anesthesia and analgesia.. 2018 March 126 (3):956-967. Epub 1900 01 01.

Recommendations for Procedural Sedation Clinical Trials.

Ward DS, Williams MR, Turk DC, Dworkin RH, Sessler DI, Dexter F,

Anesthesia and analgesia.. 2017 August 125 (2):703-704. Epub 1900 01 01.

Evaluating Patient-Centered Outcomes in Clinical Trials of Procedural Sedation, Part 1 Efficacy: Sedation Consortium on Endpoints and Procedures for Treatment, Education, and Research Recommendations.

Williams MR, Ward DS, Carlson D, Cravero J, Dexter F, Lightdale JR, Mason KP, Miner J, Vargo JJ, Berkenbosch JW, Clark RM, Constant I, Dionne R, Dworkin RH, Gozal D, Grayzel D, Irwin MG, Lerman J, O'Connor RE, Pandharipande P, Rappaport BA, Riker RR, Tobin JR, Turk DC, Twersky RS, Sessler DI

Anesthesia and analgesia.. 2017 March 124 (3):821-830. Epub 1900 01 01.

Adverse Event Reporting in Clinical Trials of Intravenous and Invasive Pain Treatments: An ACTTION Systematic Review.

Williams MR, McKeown A, Pressman Z, Hunsinger M, Lee K, Coplan P, Gilron I, Katz NP, McDermott MP, Raja SN, Rappaport BA, Rowbotham MC, Turk DC, Dworkin RH, Smith SM

The journal of pain.. 2016 November 17 (11):1137-1149. Epub 08/12/2016.

Pain intensity rating training: results from an exploratory study of the ACTTION PROTECCT system.

Smith SM, Amtmann D, Askew RL, Gewandter JS, Hunsinger M, Jensen MP, McDermott MP, Patel KV, Williams M, Bacci ED, Burke LB, Chambers CT, Cooper SA, Cowan P, Desjardins P, Etropolski M, Farrar JT, Gilron I, Huang IZ, Katz M, Kerns RD, Kopecky EA, Rappaport BA, Resnick M, Strand V, Vanhove GF, Veasley C, Versavel M, Wasan AD, Turk DC, Dworkin RH

Pain.. 2016 May 157 (5):1056-1064. Epub 1900 01 01.

Efficacy Outcome Measures for Procedural Sedation Clinical Trials in Adults: An ACTTION Systematic Review.

Williams MR, McKeown A, Dexter F, Miner JR, Sessler DI, Vargo J, Turk DC, Dworkin RH

Anesthesia and analgesia.. 2016 January 122 (1):152-70. Epub 1900 01 01.

Data interpretation in analgesic clinical trials with statistically nonsignificant primary analyses: an ACTTION systematic review.

Gewandter JS, McKeown A, McDermott MP, Dworkin JD, Smith SM, Gross RA, Hunsinger M, Lin AH, Rappaport BA, Rice AS, Rowbotham MC, Williams MR, Turk DC, Dworkin RH

The journal of pain.. 2015 January 16 (1):3-10. Epub 10/23/2014.

Fast track pathway reduces sight loss in giant cell arteritis: results of a longitudinal observational cohort study.

Patil P, Williams M, Maw WW, Achilleos K, Elsideeg S, Dejaco C, Borg F, Gupta S, Dasgupta B

Clinical and experimental rheumatology.. 2015 33 (2 Suppl 89):S-103-6. Epub 05/26/2015.

Reporting of intention-to-treat analyses in recent analgesic clinical trials: ACTTION systematic review and recommendations.

Gewandter JS, McDermott MP, McKeown A, Smith SM, Pawlowski JR, Poli JJ, Rothstein D, Williams MR, Bujanover S, Farrar JT, Gilron I, Katz NP, Rowbotham MC, Turk DC, Dworkin RH

Pain.. 2014 December 155 (12):2714-9. Epub 10/02/2014.

Reporting of missing data and methods used to accommodate them in recent analgesic clinical trials: ACTTION systematic review and recommendations.

Gewandter JS, McDermott MP, McKeown A, Smith SM, Williams MR, Hunsinger M, Farrar J, Turk DC, Dworkin RH

Pain.. 2014 September 155 (9):1871-1877. Epub 06/30/2014.

Acute and chronic pain associated with Lyme borreliosis: clinical characteristics and pathophysiologic mechanisms.

Zimering JH, Williams MR, Eiras ME, Fallon BA, Logigian EL, Dworkin RH

Pain.. 2014 August 155 (8):1435-8. Epub 04/24/2014.

Reporting of primary analyses and multiplicity adjustment in recent analgesic clinical trials: ACTTION systematic review and recommendations.

Gewandter JS, Smith SM, McKeown A, Burke LB, Hertz SH, Hunsinger M, Katz NP, Lin AH, McDermott MP, Rappaport BA, Williams MR, Turk DC, Dworkin RH

Pain.. 2014 March 155 (3):461-466. Epub 11/23/2013.

Ratings & Comments

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Ratings

During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.8 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

4.8 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

4.8 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

He saved my daughter's life by diagnosing and treating a physical problem when other Dr.s couldn't Find it for years.

Mar 21, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr. Williams is very kind, professional and friendly, also very knowledgeable.

Mar 19, 2024

5.0 stars

He is the best!

Mar 09, 2024

5.0 stars

I would definitely recommend them

Mar 07, 2024

3.4 stars

Good

Mar 03, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr Williams is a very caring, concerned Dr. He always has the nicest bed side manner along with professionalism

Dec 01, 2023

5.0 stars

The care provider listen and talked to me on a plan for action and involved me

Nov 19, 2023

5.0 stars

Good.

Sep 06, 2023

4.6 stars

Thanks!!!!

Aug 18, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr Williams, has a bed-side manner that is comforting and calming. Direct eye contact and listens with intent. Very intelligent about many different concerns I had. Was able to answer questions that were related to procedures with him as well as procedures that are simultaneously related/non related. Excellent MD

Jul 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Williams was polite, professional, knowledgeable, hands-on, and quite thorough. Love him!

Jul 18, 2023

5.0

Keep up the good work.

Mar 24, 2023

5.0

Dr Williams was very kind, and understood exactly what was ailing me. He took extra time to explain my options and came to a good conclusion.

Feb 03, 2023

5.0

I felt very comfortable with Dr. Williams! Very accommodating to me with my upcoming trip. Getting me a quick appt. For my injections. The doctor's administering theinjections were excellent, as well as, the care given in the pre-op with the staff there.

Nov 26, 2022

5.0

The doctor listens to all of my concerns and makes professional decisions on my health care. I trust him unconditionally.

Sep 12, 2022

5.0

Excellent provider experience with Dr. Williams and his MD - fellow.

Aug 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Williams is exceptional. He explains thoroughly and we planned future care for my left shoulder.

Jul 29, 2022

5.0

Dr. Williams is one of the most compassionate care providers I've worked with and sympathetic pain management doctor I've ever spoken to.

Jun 12, 2022

5.0

Dr. Williams gave me hope and mental peace with the pain and diagnosis I have from a recent surgery. I wish there were more Dr's like him. He is very compassionate and very thorough. He really does care and listens to his patients from what I seen and experienced

May 28, 2022

5.0

He was very kind. He listened to my concerns and made me feel very comfortable.

May 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Williams showed compassion, understanding for my condition. He was able to put me at ease and was able to explain me what procedure would help reduce my back pain.

Apr 15, 2022

5.0

To continue, we drive 90 miles as the need is specialized, and I have been very pleased

Mar 24, 2022