Dr. Williams began his practice at Mountainview Family Practice in Sept 1996, joining two other physicians. Since then they have grown to 8 providers – 5 physicians, 2 nurse practitioners and a physician assistant. They were the first certified Patient Centered Primary Care Home in Oregon. They provide comprehensive primary care to a wide variety of individuals in the community .
He went to undergraduate school at the University of California, Berkeley, Medical School at University of California, San Diego and did his Residency at Stanislaus Medical Center, Modesto, CA. He enjoys the opportunity to work with long term patients and advise them on their health conditions and encourages them to improve their health through a healthy lifestyle. He feels privileged to be able to practice with other physicians and providers who have the same goals.
He wrote a heart warming article about his experience as a patient fighting a pituitary tumor
“Fighting the ‘pickle’ in my head” – 2001, Medical Economics
His ideal patient is someone who is willing to accept responsibility for his/her health, who sees their MD as an adviser to help them improve their health and facilitate their healthcare needs, and who is willing to change lifestyle as needed to address health issues.
Outside of work Dr. Williams enjoys competitive tennis, soccer coaching, fly fishing, outdoor activities with his wife, 2 sons and daughter.
To learn more about Dr. Richard Williams or Mountainview Family Practice visit their website http://www.mvfp.com