Steven M. Williams, M.D. is a graduate of Binghamton University, where he earned a physics degree with highest honors. After completing medical school at the Medical College of Virginia, he was a surgical intern at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY. He completed specialty training in ophthalmology at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD which included instruction at The Johns Hopkins University Wilmer Ophthalmologic Institute. During his final year he served as Chief Resident and received the Outstanding Resident Award.
Dr. Williams performed his vitreoretinal subspecialty training in Virginia Beach with Maurice B. Landers III, M.D., formerly the director of fellowship training at Duke University. In conjunction with that fellowship he was a visiting macula fellow with J. Donald Gass, M.D., at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, Nashville, TN. Dr. Williams has coauthored the authoritative texts Macular Surgery and Vitreoretinal Surgical Techniques. Upstate Medical University has named Dr. Williams Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, and he has also served as a trustee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Dr. Williams created Mohawk Valley Retina to provide the highest quality subspecialty care to his hometown community.