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Kayode Ayodele Williams, M.B.A., M.B.B.S.

Medical Director : Blaustein Pain Treatment Center
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Male

Appointment Phone

410-955-7246

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Medical Director : Blaustein Pain Treatment Center
  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Locations

Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh

Appointment Phone: 443-442-2645

4924 Campbell Boulevard
Nottingham, MD 21236 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-7246

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-7246

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-7246

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-442-2645

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-6353

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Expertise

Anesthesiology

Research Interests

Mechanisms and efficacy of dorsal column stimulation in neuropathic pain, peripheral neuropathies and peripheral vascular disease; Translational research in neuromodulation; Interventional pain medicine; Medical management consulting; Acute in-patient and revenue cycle management; Physician practice management; Specialty practice development; Business of medicine

Biography

Dr. Kayode Williams is an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an assistant professor of business at the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Williams earned his medical degree from the College of Medicine University of Lagos. Following training at renowned medical institutions such as the Manchester Royal Infirmary, Dr. Williams completed his residency in anesthesiology in England in 1995. Subsequently, he became a Fellow of Faculty of Anesthesia, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FFARCSI). Dr. Williams joined the University of Michigan in 1997, completed a second residency training in anesthesiology in 2001, a fellowship in pain medicine in 2002, and received an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in 2004. Dr. Williams joined the Division of Pain Medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 2005 to develop new private practice venture, and to extend the division’s reach beyond the academic milieu and into the community. From 2009 - 2011, Dr. Williams served as the medical director at the Blaustein Pain Treatment Center at Johns Hopkins.

His research focuses on translational research in neuromodulation, with emphasis on the mechanisms and efficacy of spinal cord stimulation in neuropathic pain, peripheral neuropathies and peripheral vascular disease. His interest in the business of medicine is prompted by the desire to enhance value proposition for physician groups and hospitals through effective resource management. Dr. Williams’s business focus is on specialty practice development, acute in-patient revenue cycle management and medical management consulting.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +
    • M.B.B.S., University of Lagos (Nigeria) (1984)
    • M.B.A., University of Michigan (Michigan) (2004)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Williams focuses on translational research in neuromodulation, with emphasis on the mechanisms and efficacy of spinal cord stimulation in neuropathic pain, peripheral neuropathies and peripheral vascular disease.

    Technology Expertise: Anesthesiology

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Treatment of Critical Non-Reconstructible Critical Leg Ischemia, Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

    Selected Publications

    1. Marie N. Hanna, MD, Ashlea D. Barrett, MPH, Kayode A. Williams, MD, Peter Pronovost, MD. "Does Patient Perception of Pain Control Affect Patient Satisfaction Across Units in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital?" Am J Med Qual. 2012 Sep-Oct;27(5):411-6.
    2. Williams K.A., Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez, Sayeh Hamzehzadeh, Indy Wilkinson, Michael A. Erdek, Anthony Plunkett,Scott Griffith, Matthew Crooks,Thomas Larkin, and Steven P. Cohen. "A Multi-center Analysis Evaluating Factors Associated with Spinal Cord Stimulation Outcome in Chronic Pain Patients." Pain Med. 2011 Aug;12(8):1142-53. doi: 10.1111/j.15264637.2011.01184.x. Epub 2011 Jul 12.
    3. Olaniyan OEP, Brown C, Williams KA. "Utilization Review, Getting it Right." Physician Exec 2011 May-Jun;37(3):50-54.
    4. Cohen SP, Williams K.A, Kurihara C, Nguyen C, Shields C, Kim P, Griffith SR, Larkin TM, Williams N, Strassels S. "Multicenter, randomized comparative cost-effectiveness study comparing 0, 1 and 2 diagnostic medial branch (facet joint nerve) block treatment paradigms before lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation." Anesthesiology.2010 aug;113(2):395-405.
    5. Olaniyan OEP, Brown C, Williams KA. "Effectively Managing Your Medical Necessity and Notification Denials." Healthc Financ Manage." 2009 Aug; 63 (8): 62-7.
    6. Cohen SP, Strassels SA, Foster L, Marvel J, Williams K.A., Crooks M, Gross A, Kurihara C, Nguyen C, Williams N. "A Multi-Center, Randomized Controlled Study Comparing Fluoroscopically-Guided and Blind Injections for Trochanteric Bursitis." BMJ. 2009 Apr14; 338: b1088.doi:10.1136/bmj.b1088.
    7. Cohen SP, Zahid BH, Kraemer JJ, Dragovich A, Williams KA, Stream BS, Sireci BS, Mcknight G, Hurley RW. "Factors Predicting Success and Failure for Cervical Facet Radiofrequency Denervation : A Multi-Center Analysis." Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine; Nov 2007;32:495-503.
    8. Cohen SP, Sireci A, Wu CL, Larkin TM, Williams KA, Hurley RW. "Pulsed radiofrequency of the dorsal root ganglia is superior to pharmacotherapy or pulsed radiofrequency of the intercostals nerves in the treatment of chronic post surgical thoracic pain." Pain Physician 2006; Jul: 9 (3):227-35.
    9. Hurley RW, Cohen SP, Williams KA, Rowlingson AJ, Wu CL. "The analgesic effects of perioperative gabapentin on postoperative pain: a meta-analysis." Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2006. May-June; 31(3): 237-47.
    10. Sharma, A., Williams, K. A., Raja, S.N., Advances in the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome: recent insights on a perplexing disease. Current Opinion in Anesthesiology 2006, 19; 566-572.
    11. Lieberman, J., Williams, K.A., Rosenberg, A., Optimum Head Rotation for Internal Jugular Vein Cannulation when Relying on External Landmarks. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2004; 99: 982-988.



  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Chair, Early Career Psychiatrists Committee, Maryland Psychiatric Society, 2009

    Memberships

    • Manchester Medical Society, United Kingdom, 1995
    • American Society of Anesthesiologists, 1998
    • International Anesthesia Research Society, 1998
    • American College of Physician Executives, 2003
    • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, 2003
    • International Neuromodulation Society, 2004
    • American Academy of Pain Medicine, 2008
    • New York academy of Medicine, 2010

    Professional Activities

    • Reviewer, Pain Medicine
    • Reviewer, Anesthesia and Analgesia
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