2420 West Nebraska Ave. Peoria, IL 61604 Tel: 309-680-5000 • Fax 309-680-1002
Dr. Williams maintains privileges at 10 hospitals in the northern and central Illinois region. Learn more about Dr. Williams' hospital affiliations.
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.
2420 West Nebraska Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61604
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a term used to classify disease in the peripheral arteries, most commonly the arteries in the pelvis and legs. Simply stated, PAD is the buildup of plaque in the walls of arteries, which reduces or blocks the flow of blood through the legs. If blood flow is blocked to a part of the leg, then tissue beyond that point can begin to die because it is not being nourished with oxygenated blood. This can produce symptoms of pain in the legs, sores that do not heal, or toes that blacken — all of which, in advanced stages, can lead to amputation of a limb. Often, people with PAD do not experience any symptoms, and this makes it difficult to know there is a health concern that should be addressed...
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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.