CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSZoe R. Williams, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 273-3937Fax: (585) 276-0292A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocations210 Crittenden BlvdRochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsAssociate Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD) Associate Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - JointAssociate Professor - Department of Neurology (SMD) - JointPatient Care SettingOphthalmologyBiographyDr. Williams obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology from Yale University and spent a term at Oxford University, Oxford, England at the Institute for Scholars in International Studies. Upon returning to the United States she completed her Medical Degree at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and went on to a Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester. She completed her fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology under the directorship of Neil Miller at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University in July 2009. There she was a recipient of the W. Richard Green Research Grant Award and the Fight for Sight / North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society Postdoctoral Fellowship Award. Dr. Williams is licensed in the State of New York and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is a Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the New York State Ophthalmological Society and Women in Ophthalmology. Her interests include optic nerve disorders and she is currently conducting research on new optic nerve imaging modalities. Dr. Williams sees patients at the University of Rochester Flaum Eye Institute offices. The office is located at 210 Crittenden Boulevard.CredentialsSpecialtiesEducation2004MD | Wake Forest University School of MedicinePost-doctoral Training & Residency07/02/2008 - 07/24/2009Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University Hospital07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Rochester Medical Center06/14/2004 - 06/30/2005Internship in Internal Medicine at Fletcher Allen Health CareVIEW ALL expand_moreAwards2011Faculty 1000 Travel Grant2009The North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society and Fight for Sight Fellowship AwardSponsor: Wilmer Eye InstituteLocation: Baltimore, MD2008The W. Richard Green Research Grant AwardSponsor: Wilmer Eye InstituteLocation: Baltimore, MD2008The Snell Ophthalmology Resident Investigator Award2007The Snell Ophthalmology Resident Investigator Award2007Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Residents Retreat2004David Bryan Sloan III, M.D. Award for Excellence in OphthalmologySponsor: Wake Forest University School of MedicineLocation: Winston-Salem, NC2003Alpha Omega AlphaSponsor: Wake Forest UniversityLocation: Winston-Salem, NC1996Bachelor of Science with Distinction of Intensive Degree, Molecular BiologySponsor: Yale UniversityLocation: New Haven, CT1994Hitachi America Summer Intern ScholarshipFlaum Eye Institute Outstanding Resident Teaching Award 2015Location: Rochester, NYVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles8/24/2022Kang T, Patil G, Williams ZR. "Horner Syndrome and Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia Due to Biopsy-Proven Giant Cell Arteritis." Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society.. 2022 Aug 24; Epub 2022 Aug 24. 7/8/2022Schneider CL, Prentiss EK, Busza A, Williams ZR, Mahon BZ, Sahin B. "FLUORESCE: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial of Fluoxetine for Vision Recovery After Acute Ischemic Stroke." Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society.. 2022 Jul 8; Epub 2022 Jul 08. 12/28/2021Parsa CF, Williams ZR, Van Stavern GP, Lee AG. "Does Vitreopapillary Traction Cause Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy?" Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society.. 2021 Dec 28; Epub 2021 Dec 28. Books & Chapters2018 Chapter Title: Carotid-Cavernous Fistulae: A Review of Clinical Presentation, Therapeutic Options, and Visual Prognosis. Book Title: International Ophthalmology Clinics Author List: Williams ZR Published By: LWW 20182018 Chapter Title: Neuroimaging in Neuro-ophthalmology. Book Title: Principles & Practice of Ophthalmology Author List: Williams ZR, Lin EP Published By: Elsevier Health 2018VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Zoe R. Williams, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Zoe R. 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