Wise County native earns medical award

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012

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Brandie D. Williams, M.D. of Galveston, was recently honored with the prestigious “Gold DOC” award from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

Dr. Williams, a 1999 graduate of Decatur High School, received her A.S. in nursing in 2002 and a B.S. in biology in 2004 from Angelo State University and earned her M.D. with honors in 2008 from American University of the Caribbean. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

Dr. Williams is Board Certified in internal medicine and is currently undergoing cardiology fellowship training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She plans to specialize in invasive cardiology, diagnostic imaging and women’s cardiovascular care.

She is the daughter of Renee Barlow of Decatur and the granddaughter of Sam and Sue Black of Chico.

The “Gold DOC” award was established to give patients an opportunity to pay tribute to physicians who demonstrate exemplary sensitivity and compassion, as well as clinical excellence, in the care of patients and their families. Gold DOCs are recognized for their commitment to humanistic medicine.

Dr. Williams was one of only seven physicians in Texas to receive the award.

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