Dr. Brett Williams, Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon,
Joins the Great Falls Clinic Cardiology Team
November 12, 2021 – The Great Falls Clinic is pleased to welcome Brett Williams, MD, a local cardiovascular thoracic surgeon, to our cardiology team.
Dr. Brett Williams was born and raised in Comanche, Oklahoma, a small town in southern Oklahoma where almost everyone made their living by farming, ranching or in the oil industry. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in l978 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Psychology. He graduated from medical school at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in l982 and completed his general surgery residency at Cornell University in 1987 and his cardiovascular and thoracic surgical fellowship at State University of New York in Brooklyn in l990. After graduation, he had multiple opportunities to join practices in large metropolitan areas as well as university settings. However, he was intrigued by the “Last Best Place” and ultimately decided to establish his practice in Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery in Great Falls, Montana in September 1990. He has provided continuous coverage in these specialties since that time.
During his 31 years of practice, Dr. Williams has championed innovations in surgical technique and technology to be able to provide state of the art care with surgical outcomes that consistently lead the region and the nation. Some of the innovations that were introduced by Dr. Williams to Central Montana include off pump coronary artery bypass grafting procedures, complex mitral valve repair, complex aortic root reconstruction and valve preservation, transmyocardial laser revascularization of the heart, minimally invasive valve surgery, minimally invasive coronary artery revascularization, surgical correction of atrial fibrillation, minimally invasive vascular surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery. He was one of the first surgeons to provide outpatient treatment with endovascular laser therapy for varicose veins.
Dr. Williams is Board Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Dr. Brett Williams is accepting all existing and new patients, as well as referrals at his new location beginning November 15, 2021 at the Great Falls Clinic Specialty Center, 3000 15th Avenue South in Great Falls. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 406-761-6500.
About the Great Falls Clinic:
In 1917, four visionary medical leaders opened a world-class comprehensive health care center, with an integrated team of specialists and a personal approach to wellness—far from an urban center. Today, the Clinic is Montana’s largest independent group of physicians, providing the greater Great Falls area with a vast range of health services: diverse specialty medical clinics, a warm and caring hospital, urgent care clinics, family practice, vision services, and a surgical center.
As a provider-led organization, the Clinic is committed to recruiting the most contemporary medical staff, harnessing the power of the latest medical technologies, continually striving for advancement, and above all, working as a team to meet the health needs of the 225,000 residents living in our 17 local counties.
The Great Falls Clinic is committed to improving the health and wellness of our community by providing the best healthcare possible. To schedule an appointment with a primary care provider or specialist, please call 406.454.2171.