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Dr David Williams

Gastroenterologist, Sydney | Consulting at the Diagnostic Endoscopy Centre, Darlinghurst

DR DAVID WILLIAMSGastroenterologist


Senior specialist physician and Head of Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, St Vincent’s Hospital

Qualifications: M.B., B.S. (First Class Honours), FRACP

Special Interests

  • Interventional endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound
  • Management of gastrointestinal and pancreas malignancy

Education Presentation By Dr David Williams At St Vincent’s Clinic GP Meeting – October 2014

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  • Bowel Cancer Screening – You Really Should Do It. St Vincent’s Connect Newsletter, April 2013.
  • Review of screening for pancreatic cancer in high risk individuals. Stoita A, Penman I and Williams DB. World Congress of Gastroenterology Journal 2011.
  • Solid pseudopapillary tumours – EUS can make the diagnosis. Stoita A and Williams D. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2010
  • Mediastinal adenopathy: finding the answer with endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration biopsy. Walsh P and Williams DB. Internal Medicine Journal 2005;35:392-8
  • Endoscopic ultrasound – a new way of looking at the gastrointestinal tract. Williams D. St Vincent’s Clinic Proceedings 2003;11:13-18
  • Fatal portal hypertension, liver failure, and mitochondrial dysfunction after HIV-1 nucleoside analogue-induced hepatitis and lactic acidaemia. Carr A, Morey A, Mallon P, Williams D, Thorburn DR. Lancet 2001 May 5;357(9266):1412-4
  • Endoscopic ultrasound to detect evidence of pancreatic disease in patients with persistent or non-specific dyspepsia. Sahai AV, Mishra G, Penman ID, Williams DB, et al. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2000;52:153-159
  • Ability of EUS with fine-needle aspiration to document nodal staging and response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced esophageal cancer: a case report. Penman ID, Williams DB, Sahai AV, Hoffman BJ, Hawes RH. Gastrointest Endosc 1999 Jun;49(6):783-6.
  • Endoscopic ultrasonography with fine-needle aspiration: an accurate and simple diagnostic modality for sarcoidosis. Mishra G, Sahai AV, Penman ID, Williams DB, et al. Endoscopy 1999 Jun;31(5):377-82
  • Penman ID & Williams DB. Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS): Current applications and future potential. Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh 1999
  • Williams DB, Sahai AV, Aabakken L, et al. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy: a large single centre experience. Gut 1999;44:720-726
  • Williams D, Waugh R and Selby W. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for the treatment of refractory ascites. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine 1998;28:620-626
  • Williams D, Waugh R, Gallagher N, et al. Mortality and rebleeding following transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunt for variceal haemorrhage. Journal Of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 1998;13:163-169

Book Chapters

  • McCrudden R, Williams DB, O’Connor T and Vickers CR. Gastrointestinal, hepatic, gallbladder, pancreatic, and perianal complications. In: Atkinson K (ed). Clinical Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplantation, A Reference Textbook. (3rd Edition). Cambridge University Press, 2004
  • Williams DB and Hoffman BJ. Complications of interventional endoscopic ultrasonography. In: Bhutani M (ed). Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasonography. Harwood Academic Publishers, 1999

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