Eric Williams
Eric S. Williams, M.D.

Eric S. Williams, M.D.

Eric S. Williams, M.D.

Cardiology, Electrophysiology

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Arrhythmia Management, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrhythmias, Catheter Ablation, Defibrillator Implantation, Implantable Cardiac Defib, Pacemakers, Radiofrequency Ablation, Stereotaxis, Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute

  • Accepting Children: Unknown
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Insurance Accepted:

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Philosophy of Care

To provide high quality cardiovascular care that is contemporary, evidence-based and personalized to the individual patient with or at risk of developing a cardiac arrhythmia

Medical School

Harvard Medical School


University of California, San Francisco


Duke University, University of Washington

Board Certifications

clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease, internal medicine


English, Spanish

Professional Associations:

Heart Rhythm Society, American College of Cardiology

Williams ES, Thompson VP, Chiswell KE, Alexander JH, Al-Khatib SM. “Rhythm control and outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation and chronic kidney disease: Data from the GUSTO-III trial.” Cardiol J. 2013;20(4):439-46.
Williams ES, Poole JE. “On trial: Understanding ICD shocks and mortality.” J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Oct; 62(18):1680-2.
Lee H, Kershaw KN, Hicken MT, Abdou CM, Williams ES, Rivera-O'Reilly N, Jackson JS. "The health of Black Americans: Comparisons between the US Virgin Islands and the 50 US States." Public Health Rep. 2013 May; 128(3):170-8.
Williams ES, Viswanathan MN, Prutkin JM. “Wide-complex tachycardia in a patient with coronary disease.” JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jun;173(11):950-2 (case report)
Williams ES, Viswanathan MN. “Current and Emerging Anti-Arrhythmic Drug Therapy for Ventricular Tachycardia.” Cardiol Ther. 2013; 2:27-46.
Williams ES, Thomas KL, Broderick S, Shaw LK, Velazquez EJ, Al-Khatib SM, Daubert JP. “Race and gender variation in the QT interval and its association with mortality in patients with coronary artery disease: results from the Duke Databank for Cardiovascular Disease.” Am Heart J. 2012 Sep;164(3):434-41.
Camm AJ, Al-Khatib SM, Calkins HJ, Halperin JL, Kirchhof P, Lip GY, Nattel S, Ruskin J, Banerjee A, Blendea D, Guasch E, Needleman M, Savelieva I, Viles-Gonzalez J, Williams ES. “A proposal for new clinical concepts in the management of atrial fibrillation.” Am Heart J. 2012 Sep;164(3):292-302.
Williams ES, Knapp MI, Patton KK. “Inappropriate mode switching in a dual-chamber defibrillator system: what is the mechanism?” Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Jun 1;5(3): e67-8. (case report)
Williams ES, Owens DS, Drezner JA, Prutkin JM. “Electrocardiogram interpretation in the athlete.” Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2012 Jun;23(2):65-71.
Risum N, Williams ES, Khouri M, Jackson K, Olsen NT, Jons C, Storm KS, Velazquez EJ, Kisslo J, Sogaard P. “Mechanical dyssynchrony evaluated by tissue Doppler cross-correlation analysis is associated with long-term survival in patients after cardiac resynchronization therapy.” Eur Heart J. 2013 Jan;34(1):48-56
Williams ES, Shah SH, Piccini JP, Sun AY, Koontz JI, al-Khatib SM, Hranitzky PM. “Predictors of mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease and an implantable defibrillator: an EPGEN substudy.” Europace 2011 Dec; 13(12):1717-22.
Williams ES, Hall B, Traub D, Bahnson T, Hranitzky P, Zareba W, Daubert JP. “Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in the elderly.” Curr Opin Cardiol. 2011 Jan; 26(1):25-29.
Williams ES, Shah SJ, Ali S, Na BY, Schiller NB, Whooley MA. “C-Reactive Protein, Diastolic Dysfunction, and Risk of Heart Failure in Patients with Coronary Disease: Data from the Heart and Soul Study.” Eur J Heart Fail. 2008 Jan; 10(1):63-9.
McPhee SJ and Papadakis MA (eds), 2009 Lange Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, 48th edition. McGraw-Hill Co., 2008. (contributing author).
Williams ES, Baylin A, Campos H. “Adipose Tissue Arachidonic Acid and the Metabolic Syndrome in Costa Rican Adults.” Clinical Nutrition. 2007 Aug; 26(4):474-82.
del Monte F, Williams E, Lebeche D, Schmidt U, Rosenzweig A, Gwathmey JK, Lewandowski ED, Hajjar RJ. “Improvement in survival and cardiac metabolism after gene transfer of sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca(2+)-ATPase in a rat model of heart failure.” Circulation. 2001 Sep; 104(12):1424-9.


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Swedish Heart & Vascular
550 17th Ave.
Suite 680
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-861-8550
Fax: 206-861-8551
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Map & Directions
Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute
550 17th Avenue
Suite 680
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-215-4545
Fax: 206-215-4550
8 am to 5 pm
Map & Directions

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