Internationally Recognized Plastic Surgeon Dr. Williams Publishes Definitive Guide on Nose Jobs

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Rhinoplasty - Everything You Need to Know about Fixing and Reshaping Your Nose

With straight talk and a knack for explaining the process in easily accessible terms, Dr. Edwin Williams has published the definitive guide on nose-shaping surgery entitled, Rhinoplasty - Everything You Need to Know about Fixing and Reshaping Your Nose.

Having performing over 3,500 such surgeries in his medical career, Dr. Williams has mastered this complicated yet common procedure and helped thousands of patients decide whether or not this procedure is for them.

Often working pro bono for domestic violence patients, Williams is donating the proceeds from the sale of his book to the FACE TO FACE program the humanitarian and educational surgical exchange program conducted under the auspices of the Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS Foundation).

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In the book, Williams, an internationally recognized and respected Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, answers the most frequently asked questions about rhinoplasty with the skill and intelligence of an accomplished surgeon and the compassion and understanding gained in his twenty-one years of successful practice.

“Nothing has a greater impact on how you look (and feel) than the size and shape of your nose,” says Williams. “My book explains everything you need to know about rhinoplasty surgery. I take the stress and anxiety out of Rhinoplasty so you can decide if a nose job is right for you.”

The book features more than 50 before and after photos from patients including Sonya of Albany, NY.

“When I was fifteen years old, I was depressed and embarrassed by the size of my nose,” says Sonya. “I begged my mother daily to have a rhinoplasty. She said she would give me permission if I researched the surgery and prices and found a doctor. So I hand wrote letters to all the doctors in the area. Only one replied to me, Dr. Williams. He performed the surgery, and I’ve never been happier. It’s now eleven years later and I’ve referred many people, who were all happy with the results.”


Dr. Edwin Williams’ journey in the field of rhinoplasty began during his surgical training, where he became more and more interested in facial trauma and the reconstructive aspects of facial plastic surgery.

Over the next several years, he developed a fascination with the reconstruction and aesthetic aspects of the nose and decided to pursue a fellowship whose primary focus involved rhinoplasty and nasal reconstruction. The complexity of nasal reconstruction surgery and its various forms continues to challenge his thinking on a daily basis.

The profound impact this seemingly simple procedure can have on a patient’s self-esteem and functionality continues to intrigue and inspire him, and, as such, he finds this work extraordinarily fulfilling.


About Dr. Williams

Dr. Edwin F. Williams III attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1982. He attended medical school at the State University of Buffalo School of Medicine and received his Doctor of Medicine in 1986. From 1986 to 1987 Dr. Williams completed his graduate internship in surgery at SUNY Health Sciences Center in Syracuse, New York.

Following this he completed his residency training in Otolaryngology (Head and Neck) from 1987 - 1991. During his head and neck surgical training in Syracuse, Dr. Williams developed a strong interest in plastic surgery of the face, head and neck. With a further desire for training in this area he pursued a fellowship through the American Academy of Facial and Plastic Reconstructing Surgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago from 1991 - 1992. During this year of training his entire experience consisted of cosmetic and reconstruction surgery of the nose, eyes, face and neck.

Upon returning to the Northeast and beginning his practice in Albany, New York, Dr. Williams has continued to be actively involved in teaching facial plastic and reconstruction surgery to the residents of the Albany Medical Center and as former Chief of the Section of Facial and Plastic Reconstruction Surgery at Albany Medical Center where he recently received academic appointment of Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery. With an active involvement in lecturing and medical education, he continues to make presentations to various medical associations, and has had numerous articles and chapters published in various major journals and textbooks.

Dr. Williams is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. With his active involvement in Continuing Medical Education, Dr. Williams has qualified for the American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award.

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