Cardiac Thoracic & Endovascular Therapies, S.C.
About James Williams, M.D.

James B. Williams, Jr., M.D., FACS, ISES

With more than 28 years of surgical experience, Dr. James Williams is considered a pioneer in endovascular surgery in Central Illinois. Nationally recognized as an innovator, he has given numerous national and international presentations and has provided training and proctoring for other physicians.

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Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Williams maintains privileges at 10 hospitals in the northern and central Illinois region. Learn more about Dr. Williams' hospital affiliations.

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Our Mission

To deliver the best available cardiovascular care to our patients with no exceptions. To have every patient feel valued, respected, and satisfied with our services.

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Our Locations

Main office:
2420 West Nebraska Avenue

Peoria, Illinois  61604

Tel: 309-680-5000

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Our Commitment To You

We strive to provide the very best medical care. If you are coming to us as a patient, we want this website to relieve some of your anxiety.  Anyone faced with disease or the need for specialized medical care -- and the prospect of surgery -- is anxious, and we want to help that patient understand what he's facing.

Our commitment is to the patient. We do everything we can to make our patients as comfortable as possible at all times.  We try to show this concern both in small ways as well as large ways (as in making available modern surgical techniques).

Many people don't know our kind of care is available in Peoria. In fact, not everyone is aware that if the need for such care arises and their doctor suggests a specialist, they can request us as their surgical team.

So please keep us in mind if your doctor says you need to see a cardiovascular or thoracic surgeon. The choice of a doctor can be one of the most important decisions you ever make, and the more serious the problem, the more important that decision become. Remember, the choice of a doctor is always yours.

Always Remember

These days, many specialists perform the same procedures and some groups employ their own surgeon. Please remember, the choice of a surgeon is yours, and you may need to insist on us by name. This may be the most important decision you make in determining the best outcome and long-term care.

Why You Should Choose Us

Why You’ll Remember Us

Concern. Ours is with the patient, and not only with our practice’s patients. Dr. Williams helped organize and participates in vascular clinics in multiple locations in Central Illinois for examination or follow-up of those who are unable to travel to Peoria.

Experience. Dr. Williams has performed thousands of surgical and endovascular procedures successfully, and also teaches other doctors performing the same procedures all over the country.

First. Dr. Williams was one of the first surgeons to perform endoluminal aortic grafting in the Peoria area for aneurysms of the aorta.

Commitment. We are committed to this area of the state and to expanding the medical services available. Largely through Dr. Williams’ efforts many new techniques have been brought to this area. With the expansion of specialized operating rooms called “endosuites”, operations and minimally invasive techniques can be performed together.

From James B. Williams, M.D.

"I consider it a great honor and priviledge to serve the people of this region as your cardiovascular surgeon. I will strive to deliver the best and most current cardiovascular care."

- James B. Williams, M.D.

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Cardiac Thoracic & Endovascular Therapies, S.C.
2420 West Nebraska Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61604
Tel: 309-680-5000 • Fax 309-680-1002
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