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Susan E. Williams, M.D.

Staff, Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Office Telephone: (216) 445-8542
Office Fax: (216) 636-1228
E-mail: WilliaS9@ccf.org
Accepting new patients: Yes
Areas of Clinical Interest: Metabolic bone disease, bariatric and metabolic medicine, malnutrition, malabsorption, diseases of the parathyroid, calcium metabolism, general endocrinology, clinical nutrition

Present Positions

  • Staff, Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Education & Training

  • Fellowship: Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2007
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio, 2006
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Kettering Medical Center Network, Kettering, Ohio, 2004
  • Medical Education: Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, 2003
  • Internship: Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Malcolm Grow USAF Medical Center, Washington, D.C., 1988
  • Graduate Education: University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, Master of Science in Food Science & Human Nutrition. 1986
  • Undergraduate Education: Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. Bachelor of Science in Music Education. 1979.

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, Life Member
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
    Obesity Medicine Physician Certification – Delegate member and Examination item writer
    Nutrition Committee member
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists – Ohio River Region Chapter
    Secretary / Treasurer
    Annual Meeting Committee member
    Board of Directors member
  • American College of Physicians, Ohio Chapter
    Finance Committee member
    Governor’s Advisory Council At-Large Councilor
    Diversity Council, Chair
    Associate Abstracts Committee member
  • American Diabetes Association: Professional Section member
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • American Society for Nutrition: Regular Member
  • National Osteoporosis Foundation: Member, Guest Editor and Author
  • The Endocrine Society: Clinical Practitioner member
  • The International Society for Clinical Densitometry, Chair, Certification Council

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Diplomate, American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists
  • Fellow, American College of Nutrition
  • Young Investigator Award, International Society of Clinical Densitometry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Williams SE. Review: Metabolic bone disease in the bariatric surgery patient. J Obesity 2011. Article ID 634614. doi:10.1155/2011/634614
  • Williams SE. The IOM’s report on calcium and vitamin D: Should it change the way you practice? J Fam Practice 2011;60(1):27
  • Williams SE, Deal CL, Licata AA. Treatment of presumed bacterial overgrowth normalized serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D: A Case Series. Endocr Rev 2010; 31(3):S523
  • Williams SE. National Osteoporosis Foundation Osteoporosis Clinical Updates: Bariatric Surgery and Skeletal Health. 2010;19:1-11.
  • Lamb JL, Williams SE. Metabolic Bone Disease. In: Kohlstadt I. editor. Food and Nutrients in Disease Management. CRC Press. 2009. ISBN: 1420067621
  • Williams SE, Licata AA. Improved forearm bone mineral density after treatment with vitamin D3 in a patient 30 years after bariatric surgery. JBMR 2008;23:S226
  • Williams SE, Licata AA. Severe metabolic bone disease in a 76-year-old woman thirty-three years after bariatric surgery. J Clin Densitom 2008;11(3):459
  • Williams SE, Cooper K, Richmond B, Schauer P. Perioperative management of the bariatric surgery patient: Focus on metabolic bone disease. CCJM 2008; 75(5):333-349
  • Williams SE, Seidner D. Metabolic Bone Disease in Gastrointestinal Illness. Gastroenterol Clin N Am 2007; 36(1):161-190.
  • Williams SE, Seidner D. Metabolic Bone Disease in Gastrointestinal Illness. In: Graham T. Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Illness, An Issue of Gastroenterology Clinics (The Clinics: Internal Medicine). Saunders Press. 2007. ISBN: 1416039112.

Certification Date: 11/22/2008
Expiration Date: 11/22/2018
Certificate Number: 2080359