Austin D. Williams, MD, MSEd
Breast Surgical Oncologist/Assistant Professor
Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center
Austin D. Williams is a breast surgical oncologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA where he also runs a high-risk clinic in the Department of Clinical Genetics. He earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Franklin & Marshall College and holds a Master’s of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Williams received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2013 and completed a fellowship in breast surgery oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY.
Dr. Williams has a strong interest in male breast cancer and has been conducting research specific to men, including a recently published paper on neoadjuvant chemotherapy and increased breast conservation in men with locally advanced breast cancer.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Williams has achieved numerous honors, including the Outstanding Scientific Presentation Award from the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Owen H. Wangasteen Excellence in Research Award from the American College of Surgeons. In addition to presenting his research nationally and internationally, Dr. Williams has published nearly 40 peer-reviewed articles, multiple book chapters, and a book titled Surgery Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls, released in 2019.
Williams has extensive leadership experience and holds positions in several local and national organizations. In 2023, he was recognized with the Emerging Leader Award from Drexel University College of Medicine and as a Top Physician Under 40 by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.