Williams Eric S

Eric S. Williams, MD

  • Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
Accepting New Patients
550 17th Ave.
Suite 680
Seattle, WA 98122
550 17th Ave.
Suite 450
Seattle, WA 98122
751 NE Blakely Drive
3rd Floor, Suite 3020
Issaquah, WA 98029
840 North 5th Ave.
Suite 2400
Sequim, WA 98382

General Information

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
  • Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology
Education Background
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: University of California, San Francisco
Fellowship: Duke University, University of Washington
  • Spanish
  • English
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.

Clinical Experience

  • Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology
Clinical Interests
  • abnormal calcium score
  • abnormal coronary angiography
  • abnormal ecg
  • abnormal stress test
  • acute bacterial endocarditis
  • anomalous atrioventricular excitation
  • anomalous coronary artery
  • aortic stenosis
  • aortic valve disorder
  • arrhythmia
  • atherosclerosis
  • atherosclerosis of aorta
  • athletic heart syndrome
  • atrial fibrillation
  • atrial fibrillation ablation
  • atrial flutter
  • atrial tachycardia
  • atrioventricular block
  • atrioventricular septal defect
  • autoimmune pericarditis
  • av nodal arrhythmia
  • bradycardia
  • brugada syndrome
  • cardiac ablation
  • cardiac angina
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac catheterization
  • cardiac channelopathies
  • cardiac conduction defects
  • cardiac disease in pregnancy
  • cardiac insufficiency
  • cardiac mapping
  • cardiac risk assessment
  • cardiac sarcoma
  • cardiomegaly
  • cardiomyopathy
  • cardiospasm
  • cardioversion
  • chest pain
  • cholesterol disorders
  • complete atrioventricular block
  • conduction defects
  • congenital heart block
  • congestive heart failure
  • coronary angiography
  • coronary artery anomaly
  • coronary artery disease
  • coronary artery fistula
  • coxsackie endocarditis
  • diabetic cardiomyopathy
  • dyspnea on exertion
  • elevated creatine kinase
  • enhanced external counterpulsation
  • familial arrhythmia
  • family history heart disease
  • heart murmur
  • heart racing
  • holter monitor
  • hypertension
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • implantable defibrillator
  • infiltrative disorders of the heart
  • in-office echocardiogram
  • in-office stress test
  • intra-aortic balloon pump
  • intracardiac catheter ablation
  • intravascular ultrasound
  • ischemic cardiomyopathy
  • laser atherectomy
  • left bundle branch block
  • left-sided heart failure
  • long qt syndrome
  • loop recorder
  • lown-ganong-levine syndrome
  • malignant hypertension
  • microvascular dysfunction
  • mitral regurgitation
  • mitral valve insufficiency
  • myocardial infarction
  • myocarditis
  • myxoma
  • pacemakers
  • palpitations
  • papillary muscle disorders
  • paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
  • paroxysmal tachycardia
  • paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia
  • patent ductus arteriosus
  • patent foramen ovale
  • pericarditis
  • polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
  • postural tachycardia syndrome
  • premature beats
  • premature ventricular contractions
  • preventative cardiology
  • prinzmetals angina
  • pulmonary artery stenosis
  • pulmonary edema
  • pulmonary valve disorders
  • pulmonary valve insufficiency
  • pulmonary valve stenosis
  • radiofrequency ablation
  • refractory angina
  • rheumatic mitral regurgitation
  • rheumatic mitral stenosis
  • rheumatic mitral stenosis with insufficiency
  • rhythm disorder
  • right bundle branch block
  • right ventricular hypertrophy
  • short qt syndrome
  • sick sinus syndrome
  • sinoatrial node dysfunction
  • sinus node dysfunction
  • sudden cardiac death
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • syncope
  • tachycardia
  • tee
  • thrombosis
  • transesophageal echocardiography
  • transposition of great vessels
  • transthoracic echocardiogram
  • tricuspid regurgitation
  • tricuspid valve disease
  • trifascicular block
  • valve stenosis
  • valvular endocarditis
  • vasovagal syncope
  • ventricular arrhythmia
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • wolff-parkinson-white syndrome
550 17th Ave.
Suite 680
Seattle, WA 98122
751 NE Blakely Drive
3rd Floor, Suite 3020
Issaquah, WA 98029
840 North 5th Ave.
Suite 2400
Sequim, WA 98382