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- Diabetes Center
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acanthosis Nigricans
- Bone Disorders
- Calcium Disorders
- Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
- Diabetes - Management
- Endocrine Disorders
- Fasting hypoglycemia
- High Cholesterol
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Kidney Stones: Oxalate-Controlled Diet
- Metabolic Bone Disease
- Metabolic Diseases
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Pancreatic Disease
- Parathyroid Disease Description
- Reactive hypoglycemia
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
- Tertiary hyperparathyroidism
- Thyroid Disease
- Thyroid Nodule
- Turner Syndrome
- Vitamin D Deficiency
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Kettering Medical Center
Kettering, OH USA
Internship - Kettering Medical Center
Kettering, OH USA
Medical School - Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, OH USA
Internship - Malcolm Grow Medical Center
Clinical Nutrition and Diabetes
Andrews AFB, MD USA
Graduate - University of Rhode Island
Food Science and Nutrition
Kingston, RI USA
Undergraduate - Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS USA
Cleveland Clinic Education Institute Distinguished Educator Level I Certificate 2011
LEAD: Leadership Enhancement and Development Program
American College of Physicians 2009
Academic Medicine Elective
Wright State University School of Medicine 2001
Lieutenants Professional Development Course
Department of the Air Force
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio 1989
USAF Dietetic Internship, Malcolm Grow USAF Medical Center
Military Airlift Command
Washington, DC 1988
Military Indoctrination for Medical Service Officers
82nd Training Wing
Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas 1987
Special Duty, United States Naval War College
United States Air Force
Newport, Rhode Island 1987
United States Naval War College
International Sea Power Symposium
Newport, Rhode Island 1987
- Appointed to the inaugural board of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
President of the Ohio River Region, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
Chair, Certification Council, International Society for Clinical Densitometry
- Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Bone and mineral metabolism, metabolic bone disease, malabsorption and malnutrition in adults, medical bariatrics, clinical nutrition, human nutrition - also mentoring and teaching
Awards & Honors
- Voluntary Faculty Award, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 2011
- Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2009
- Fellow, American College of Nutrition, 2008
- Young Investigator Award: International Society of Clinical Densitometry 2008
- Nurses' Choice Award, Departments of Nursing, Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio 2006
- Helen L. Popoway Resident Research Award, Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio 2006
- E.W. Kettering Scholar, 2002
- Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society, 1985
- The Obesity Society
- The Endocrine Society
- American Society for Nutrition
- American Diabetes Association
- International Society for Clinical Densitometry
- American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 11/29/2017, Dr. Williams has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Williams receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Johnson & Johnson
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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165 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
13 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018
Dr. Williams was so caring and gave a lot of input. A wonderful person. She put me at ease so much a teared up to finally to has some one who explains you meds you health and what is going on with you.
Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018
Every one goes beyond their duty to make you very comfortable.
Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018
Dr Susan Williams listens and then instructs you so you can understand. She's great.
Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018
always courteous and concerned about patient welfare and needs.
Reviewed on Dec 5, 2017
Dr. Williams is very attentive and is very detailed. She is very knowledgeable about my medical well being. I feel she has taken care of my medical needs effectively.
Reviewed on Nov 1, 2017
Dr Williams is always engaged, thoughtful and a great listener.
Reviewed on Sep 12, 2017
Dr. Williams is wonderful!
Reviewed on Aug 28, 2017
Dr Susan is very knowledgeable n patient listens carefully n informs n involves patient in treatment options
Reviewed on Jul 10, 2017
I was very impressed by Dr Williams. I am so glad that I was able to obtain an appointment with her on such short notice. I feel that she listened to everything that I had to say and understood my concerns and was able to talk to me and relief my anxiety about what was going on. I have messaged her through my chart with problems obtaining my meds and she was very prompt in returning the message and working with me to help me try and obtain what I was financially able to purchase.
Reviewed on Jun 29, 2017
Provider explained why each medication was needed and was clear about my follow-up care.
Reviewed on Jun 28, 2017
Everyone was top notch, especially Dr. Williams.
Reviewed on May 16, 2017
Good experience. Provider, Dr. Susan Williams is very professional, kind, and friendly. My comments include communication with doctor via My Chart.
Reviewed on Apr 11, 2017
I was very pleased with Dr. Williams and all the staff -
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