HealthCare Consulting


…the journey to safer, more effective and affordable care.


Recently retired (June 2018) from full-time professional services, Dr. Bob Williams enjoyed a 20 year career as a practicing and teaching family physician and health services researcher.  He was an NIH Principal Investigator, Vice Chair of a Medical School Department and Director of Research.  In 1996, Bob left academics and joined the consulting world and during the following 22 years, Dr. Williams served as a senior consulting executive at Ernst & Young, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, IBM, Deloitte Consulting US (national medical leader >10 years) and Deloitte Consulting UK. 

Bob has broad experience in the following areas:

  • Engaging doctors and other clinicians in big change

    • Physician Leadership

    • Executive Coaching for Physicians

    • Public Presentation Training for Physicians and Other Clinicians

  • Value-based care focused on strategy, operations, analytics and technology to start and maintain an ongoing population health enterprise

  • Broad health systems, health plan strategy and operations including margin improvement and regulatory issues

Dr. Williams is respected for his demonstrated skills in not only engaging clinicians and other stakeholders, but also in facilitating them to making decisions in a timely fashion.

In addition, Dr. Williams is experienced with all major electronic medical records.  He recently spent 18 months in the United Kingdom focusing on electronic patient records and population health in the UK and in Western Europe.




Richmond, VA  


bob@drbobwilliams.net             (804) 306-8751

Professional Background

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Independent Consultant

Robert B. Williams, MD, MIS


Virginia Commonwealth University
Masters Degree in Health Services Research, 1994 Combined program with MHA program and Statistics

Medical College of Virginia
Family Practice Residency, 1977-79, Chief Resident

Montefiore Health System
PGY!, Family Medicine, 1976-77

Medical College of Virginia
MD, 1976

Hampden-Sydney College
B.A., History, Pre-Med, 1972, Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude

Other Activities

  • Executive Director, North American Primary Care Research Group, 1989-94 (part-time)

  • Associate Professor, MCV Department of Family Practice, 1986-1996

  • Associate Clinical Professor, MCV Department of Family Practice, 1996-present

  • Principal, Ernst & Young and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, 1996-2004

  • Partner, IBM Consulting, 2004-2005

  • Director, Deloitte Consulting US, 2005-2015

  • Partner, Deloitte Consulting UK, 2015-2017

  • Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting US, 2017-2018


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