Meredith K. Williams, MD - Physician and Surgeon in Portland, OR and Portland, OR

Provider Bio

Meredith Williams, MD, is a board-certified maternal-fetal medicine physician and surgeon at Northwest Perinatal Center in Portland, Oregon.

About the Provider

Dr. Williams grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan in her home town, receiving her bachelor’s degree before going on to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Maryland. She returned to Ann Arbor for her OB/GYN specialty training. As a fourth year resident, she was recognized with an “Excellence in Medical Student Teaching” award.

After residency, Dr. Williams completed her maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at the University of California at Davis. She went on to serve on the faculty at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, where she was recognized again for excellence in teaching as a member of the 4.0 Society for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching. She was also involved in research related to obesity, preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes, in addition to seeing patients in the clinic and hospital setting.

Board-certified in OB/GYN and maternal-fetal medicine, Dr. Williams’ passion is helping families have successful pregnancies despite being high-risk. Her clinical interests also include prenatal diagnosis and diabetes in pregnancy. When not at work, she enjoys reading and sewing and is an avid sports fan – hockey and football, especially!

Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2010
  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2007

Education

  • Fellowship:

    Maternal Fetal Medicine, Univeristy of California Davis, 2008

  • Residency:

    OB/GYN, University of Michigan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2005

  • Internship:

    OB/GYN, University of Michigan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2002

  • Medical School:

    Doctor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2001

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Michigan, 1997

Memberships

  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

  • Oregon Medical Association

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Awards

  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2019
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2017

Publications and Presentations

Late Preterm Steroids: An Update, MEDx Talks, March 15, 2018

Managing Women at Risk for Preterm BirthPerinatal Progress, August, 2013

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (63)
  • Patient Comments (5)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.52 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.56 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.49 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.56 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.56 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.39 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.48 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.52 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.49 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.52 out of 5
  • 06/04/2019

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    My nurse Sharyce was extremely kind and funny. I look forward to her at future visits! Very thorough and very thoughtful as a nurse. Doctor Williams is just the best! I always feel I am in the best care.

  • 03/11/2019

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    LOVED Dr. Williams!

  • 03/06/2019

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    I loved Dr. Williams! I was very nervous and scared going into the appointment, but she did an AMAZING job at explaining things and breaking things down so I would understand them. If she was located closer to me, I would definitely switch to her being the main person I see!

  • 02/18/2019

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Doctor made a semi normal situation very scary. My OB had to explain to me how common this actually was and that most babies have no issues.

  • 02/01/2019

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Dr. Williams is the best. She includes you in your care and listens and addresses any concerns that you have. I had been battling an URI/cough for several weeks and explained how going to urgent care I was not properly assessed. She listened to my lungs and agreed with me that I was very wheezy, and created a game plan and new medication to try. I finally have started to get relief!

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