Course Director
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Fayette Williams, DDS, MD, FACS

Dr. Fayette Williams is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Fort Worth, Texas.  His team performs immediate implants with fibula reconstructions regularly and have published on their technique.  Dr. Williams completed his DDS at the University of Tennessee and his MD and surgical residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He then completed a two-year fellowship in Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan. 


Dr. Williams is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and is one of the few oral surgeons in the USA who is fellowship-trained in both head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstruction.  In 2017 he obtained the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Head & Neck Oncology from the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Williams maintains both an academic and private practice and is actively involved in training residents from the University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital residency in Dallas. He is also the Program Director for the Fellowship in Maxillofacial Oncology & Reconstructive Surgery in Fort Worth, Texas.

Dr. Williams has authored multiple textbook chapters and journal articles on oral cancer and reconstruction, and continues to pursue clinical research activities with his residents and fellows.  He has lectured nationally and internationally on the surgical reconstruction of cancer-related defects. He is a member of the Cancer Committee and the Head & Neck Tumor Board at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.


Textbook Chapters

Journal Articles

Williams FC, Hammer DA, Wentland TR, Kim RY:  Immediate Teeth in Fibulas: Planning and Digital Workflow with Point-of-Care 3D Printing.  Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.  2020; August 78(8): 1320-27.

Sukato DC, Hammer DA, Wang W, Shokri T, Williams FC, Ducic Y.  Experience with "Jaw in a Day" Technique.  Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2020; Jul-Aug 31(5):1212-17.

Kim RY, Sokoya M, Ducic Y, Williams F:  Free Flap Reconstruction of the Mandible.  Seminars in Plastic Surgery.  2019  February.

Vincent A, Burkes J, Williams F, Ducic Y:  Free Flap Reconstruction of the Maxilla.  Seminars in Plastic Surgery.  2019 February

Kim RY, Burkes JN, Broker HS, Williams FC.  Preoperative Vascular Interventions to Improve Donor Leg Perfusion: A Report of Two Fibula Free Flaps Used in Head and Neck Reconstruction.  Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.  2019 March; 77(3):  658-663.

Burkes JN, Campos L, Williams FC, Kim RY:  Laryngeal Spindle Cell/Pleomorphic Lipoma. A Case Report.  An In-Depth Review of the Apidocytic Tumors. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.  2019 February.


Zuniga JR, Williams FC, Petrisor D:  A Case-and-Control, Multisite, Positive Controlled, Prospective Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Immediate Inferior Alveolar Nerve Processed Nerve Allograft Reconstruction With Ablation of the Mandible for Benign Pathology.  Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.  2017 Dec; 75(12): 2669-2681.


Yates D, Shirley B, Williams FC.  Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome (Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome):  A Review of the Literature and Case Presentation. Journal of the Greater Houston Dental Society.  2013 May; p16-20.


Kang D, Williams FC. Surgical Removal of a Large Mandibular Ameloblastoma with Immediate Reconstruction using Computer Aided Planning and a Fibula Free Flap:  A Case Report. Journal of the Greater Houston Dental Society.  2012 Sept; 84(2). 18-21.


Williams FC, Ward BB, Edwards SP:  Neck Dissection for Oral Cancer. Journal of Implant & Advanced Clinical Dentistry.  2011 Mar/Apr; 3(3): 69-76.


Throckmorton GS, Williams FC, Finn RA, Potter JK:  The Geometry of Skin Flap Movement. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2010 Oct;68(10):2545-8.


Williams FC, Ellis E 3rd, Mickey BE, Schultz BA:  Comparison of the Le Fort I maxillary osteotomy with the sublabial transnasal and endonasal approaches to the sphenoid sinus and sella: a cadaveric study. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2009 May;67(5):1052-7.