Gethin Williams, MD, PhD is the Medical Director of Imaging & Interventional Specialists. Dr. Williams has been serving the El Paso, Texas, metropolitan region for the past ten years and is a leader in the field of vascular and interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Williams is dedicated to bringing the latest treatment innovations to the borderland community
Dr. Williams specializes in minimally invasive, micro-targeted outpatient therapies: pinhole procedures using state-of-the-art imaging technologies in a boutique setting. He was the first provider to perform a Y90 treatment (an advanced treatment for cancer) in the El Paso metropolitan area, enabling access to this important modern treatment modality. He is affiliated with the University Medical Center of El Paso and all the campuses of the Hospitals of Providence.
Prior to serving the El Paso region, Dr. Williams served as a General Radiologist and Vascular and Interventional Radiologist at Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and University of Massachusetts Medical Center, a Level 1 trauma center.
Dr. Williams completed an internal medicine internship at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, followed by a residency with Harvard’s Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine and a radiology residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He also completed a dedicated Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. Dr Williams is triple Board Certified in Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology, and in Nuclear Medicine.
Dr. Williams rotated through Harvard Medical School’s training hospitals, including Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital Boston, where he learned advanced oncologic imaging techniques with PET/CT and PET/MRI and developed a special interest in Interventional Oncology.
Dr. Williams received the RSNA 2006 Trainee Research Award in nuclear medicine for his presentation entitled “Method for Detecting Biological Active Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) by FDG-PET/CT.” In 2010, the RSNA Research & Education Committee awarded Dr. Williams the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. Concurrently, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School awarded him the Risa and Felix Fleischner Young Investigator Award.
Dr. Williams is the author of approximately 20 peer-reviewed articles and 10 abstracts. He is a co-developer of a “Method of Reducing Interferences in Positron Emission Tomography,” provisionally patented by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is an expert author with Amirsys’ RadPrimer, a popular radiology residency training platform.
In his free time, Dr. Williams enjoys spending time with his wife, daughters, and dogs. Together, they love to travel, hike, and visit family back in Australia.