Dr. Fayette Williams is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed his DDS at the University of Tennessee and his MD and surgical residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Williams then completed a two-year fellowship in Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Williams is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and is one of the few oral surgeons in the USA who is fellowship-trained in both head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstruction. In 2017 he became one of only 16 oral & maxillofacial surgeons in the USA to obtain the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Head & Neck Oncology from the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and was the first in Texas.
Dr. Williams maintains both an academic and private practice and is actively involved in training oral surgery residents from the University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital residency in Dallas. He is also the Program Director for the Fellowship in Maxillofacial Oncology & Reconstructive Surgery in Fort Worth, Texas.
Dr. Williams has authored multiple textbook chapters and journal articles on oral cancer and reconstruction, and continues to pursue clinical research activities with his residents and fellows. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery which means he evaluates newly submitted scientific articles for validity. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the surgical reconstruction of tumor-related defects. He is on the Cancer Committee at John Peter Smith Hospital and a member of the Head & Neck Tumor Board.
Education & Training
Fellowship, Maxillofacial Oncology & Reconstructive Surgery,
University of Michigan
Residency, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
DDS, University of Tennessee
BA, Classical Guitar Performance
Furman University, Greenville, SC
Williams FC, Ward BB. Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Epidemiology, Clinical and Radiographic Examination, and Staging. In, Current Therapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, editor R. Bryan Bell. Saunders 2011.
Williams FC, Hammer DA, Wentland TR, Kim RY: Immediate Teeth in Fibulas: Planning and Digital Workflow with Point-of-Care 3D Printing. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 2020; August 78(8): 1320-27.
Sukato DC, Hammer DA, Wang W, Shokri T, Williams FC, Ducic Y. Experience with "Jaw in a Day" Technique. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2020; Jul-Aug 31(5):1212-17.
Kim RY, Sokoya M, Williams FC, Shokri T, Ducic Y. Role of Free Tissue Transfer in Facial Trauma. Facial Plastic Surgery. 2019 Dec;35(6):584-589
Kim RY, Sokoya M, Ducic Y, Williams F: Free Flap Reconstruction of the Mandible. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. 2019 February.
Vincent A, Burkes J, Williams F, Ducic Y: Free Flap Reconstruction of the Maxilla. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. 2019 February
Kim RY, Burkes JN, Broker HS, Williams FC. Preoperative Vascular Interventions to Improve Donor Leg Perfusion: A Report of Two Fibula Free Flaps Used in Head and Neck Reconstruction. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 2019 March; 77(3): 658-663.
Burkes JN, Campos L, Williams FC, Kim RY: Laryngeal Spindle Cell/Pleomorphic Lipoma. A Case Report. An In-Depth Review of the Apidocytic Tumors. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 2019 February.
Zuniga JR, Williams FC, Petrisor D: A Case-and-Control, Multisite, Positive Controlled, Prospective Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Immediate Inferior Alveolar Nerve Processed Nerve Allograft Reconstruction With Ablation of the Mandible for Benign Pathology. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 2017 Dec; 75(12): 2669-2681.
Yates D, Shirley B, Williams FC. Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome (Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome): A Review of the Literature and Case Presentation. Journal of the Greater Houston Dental Society. 2013 May; p16-20.
Kang D, Williams FC. Surgical Removal of a Large Mandibular Ameloblastoma with Immediate Reconstruction using Computer Aided Planning and a Fibula Free Flap: A Case Report. Journal of the Greater Houston Dental Society. 2012 Sept; 84(2). 18-21.
Williams FC, Ward BB, Edwards SP: Neck Dissection for Oral Cancer. Journal of Implant & Advanced Clinical Dentistry. 2011 Mar/Apr; 3(3): 69-76.
Throckmorton GS, Williams FC, Finn RA, Potter JK: The Geometry of Skin Flap Movement. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2010 Oct;68(10):2545-8.
Williams FC, Ellis E 3rd, Mickey BE, Schultz BA: Comparison of the Le Fort I maxillary osteotomy with the sublabial transnasal and endonasal approaches to the sphenoid sinus and sella: a cadaveric study. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2009 May;67(5):1052-7.