Dr. Dominique S. Williams joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Assistant Professor on September 1, 2019.
Dr. Williams received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston and a Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 2012. She completed her internal medicine training followed by a chief resident year at Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. She was the recipient of the Resident and Fellow Diversity Initiative Award where she was acknowledged for her efforts to develop programs to enhance the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minorities. During her chief resident year, she served as editor of the 35th edition of the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Following her residency, she completed a cardiovascular disease fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. During her cardiovascular fellowship, she was the recipient of the Knowlton Incentive Award for Excellence, an award that acknowledges residents that demonstrate the ability to balance exceptional and compassionate care with a commitment to be being a leader. Her research and clinical interest include cardiovascular disease in women, including the diagnosis and treatment of disease entities unique to women such as peripartum cardiomyopathy and pregnancy in setting of an aortopathy. She has a particular clinical interest in spontaneous coronary artery dissection and myocardial infarction without obstructive coronary artery disease. Her research interests include studying the long-term cardiovascular effects of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy such as preeclampsia. Throughout her training she has participated in resident and student teaching, both at the bedside and in a formal lecture setting. She is dedicated to teaching medical students, residents and fellows.