Posted on: July 30, 2019
Fred A. Williams Jr., MD, Res ’83, has practiced endocrinology in the Louisville, Ky. area since 1983. Endocrine and Diabetes Associates is the region’s largest provider of consultative endocrine care with over 10,000 active patients. Williams is a past-president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society 2003-2004 and the Kentucky Medical Association 2012-2013. He is the recipient of the KMA Distinguished Physician Award in 2017 and the Yank Coble Distinguished Service Award of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in 2018. Williams has served as chair of the Kentucky Physicians Leadership Institute since 2016 and was appointed by the Governor of Kentucky to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees in 2018. He is a volunteer physician at Family Community Clinic in Louisville which serves the working poor uninsured in the area. He and his wife Sally have four children, two of whom (and they are twins) are also physicians, and six grandchildren. He last visited UVA and the Medical Center in May 2017 and was very impressed by the changes that have occurred there since leaving Charlottesville in 1983.