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Zoe Rebecca Williams, M.D.

Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

Fax: (585) 276-0292

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. 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 InternationalStudies. 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.

Research

Dr. 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 InternationalStudies. 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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

1996
B.S. | Yale University
Biology

2004
M.D. | Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/14/2004 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Internal Medicine at Fletcher Allen Health Care

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/0212008 - 07/24/2009
Fellowship in Otolaryngology: Neurotology at Wilmer Eye Institute- Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Awards

2011
Faculty 1000 Travel Grant

2009
The North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society and Fight for Sight Fellowship Award
Sponsor: Wilmer Eye Institute
Location: Baltimore, MD

2008
The W. Richard Green Research Grant Award
Sponsor: Wilmer Eye Institute
Location: Baltimore, MD

2008
The Snell Ophthalmology Resident Investigator Award

2007
The Snell Ophthalmology Resident Investigator Award

2007
Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Residents Retreat

2004
David Bryan Sloan III, M.D. Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology
Sponsor: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Location: Winston-Salem, NC

2003
Alpha Omega Alpha
Sponsor: Wake Forest University
Location: Winston-Salem, NC

1996
Bachelor of Science with Distinction of Intensive Degree, Molecular Biology
Sponsor: Yale University
Location: New Haven, CT

1994
Hitachi America Summer Intern Scholarship

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/2016
Williams ZR, Wang X, DiLoreto DA. "Central Retinal Artery Occlusion With Subsequent Central Retinal Vein Occlusion in Biopsy-Proven Giant Cell Arteritis." Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society.. 2016 Sep 0; 36(3):290-1.

9/1/2015
Wall M, Falardeau J, Fletcher WA, Granadier RJ, Lam BL, Longmuir RA, Patel AD, Bruce BB, He H, McDermott MP, . "Risk factors for poor visual outcome in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension." Neurology.. 2015 Sep 1; 85(9):799-805. Epub 2015 Aug 05.

12/10/2014
Paul DA, Gaffin-Cahn E, Hintz EB, Adeclat GJ, Zhu T, Williams ZR, Vates GE, Mahon BZ. "White matter changes linked to visual recovery after nerve decompression." Science translational medicine.. 2014 Dec 10; 6(266):266ra173.

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