Nick Williams completed his basic medical studies and graduated from St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School in 1994. After completing house jobs, he was appointed to St Mary’s Hospital SHO rotation including a period at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neuosurgery, as well as a posting at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. However it was during a year’s posting at Hemel Hemstead that his interest in the management of breast disease and breast cancer was raised. After completing the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeon of England (FRCS), he was appointed as a clinical fellow in the Breast Unit at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, and it was from here that he was entered onto the Higher Surgical Training rotation in the South East of England.
For 6 years he trained in numerous breast units gaining experience in the management of breast cancer and other breast diseases, as well as developing his skills as an emergency general surgeon.
In 2004 he was awarded a Master’s Degree in Surgical Practice with research into the management of Locally Advanced Breast Cancer. In 2005, Nick passed the Final FRCS with a specialist interest in Breast Surgery. Following this he was appointed to the post of Consultant Breast and General Surgeon at The William Harvey Hospital, Ashford.
He is the Lead Breast Clinician for Breast Disease for East Kent Hospitals University Foundation NHS Trust, as well as being the co-vice chair for the regional breast network.
Nick has a young family and enjoys skiing and coaching junior rugby.