The Great Friends Podcast
Building More Than a Practice: Leaving a Legacy
The Great Friends Podcast
Building More Than a Practice: Leaving a Legacy

In the latest episode of "The Great Friends Podcast," host John Wheeler, CEO of Alpha Aesthetics Partners, introduces the newest Alpha Partner, the esteemed Dr. Edwin Williams III, MD, FACS. Renowned as one of the patriarchs of modern facial plastic surgery, Dr. Williams brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Alpha partnership.

The episode opens with Wheeler expressing his admiration and respect for Dr. Williams, who has been a trailblazer in the industry since 1992. Dr. Williams' extensive experience includes serving as the president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and mentoring two of the 55 to 60 fellows in facial plastic surgery in the United States, showcasing his pivotal role in shaping the future of the field.

Listeners are treated to an in-depth conversation that traverses the realms of facial plastic surgery, medical aesthetics, and the intricacies of partnership in the medical field. Dr. Williams, described by Wheeler as a sage full of wisdom and kindness, simplifies complex surgical techniques and strategies, making them accessible and understandable to all listeners. His approachable demeanor and clear explanations demystify the often complex world of facial plastic surgery.

The discussion also delves into the dynamics of successful partnerships within the medical aesthetics industry, offering valuable insights for professionals navigating this rapidly evolving sector. Wheeler's enthusiasm for collaborating with Dr. Williams is palpable, underlining the synergy and mutual respect that characterizes their partnership.

This episode is not just a celebration of Dr. Williams joining Alpha but a masterclass in the art and science of facial plastic surgery. With Wheeler's engaging interview style and Dr. Williams' profound expertise, the conversation is both educational and inspiring. It provides listeners with a rare opportunity to learn from one of the leading figures in facial plastic surgery.

Tune in to "The Great Friends Podcast" for this enlightening episode with Dr. Edwin Williams III. Whether you're a seasoned practitioner, a student of medicine, or simply fascinated by the world of medical aesthetics, this conversation promises to enlighten, educate, and inspire.

Edwin Williams III, MD, FACS

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Edwin Williams III, MD, FACS

Dr. Edwin Williams III, MD, FACS, is an eminent facial plastic surgeon with an illustrious career spanning over three decades since 1992. He is a distinguished member of Alpha Aesthetics Partners as Partner 006, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the team. Dual board-certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Williams specializes in Facial Rejuvenation and Rhinoplasty. He is the founder of Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialists, which has grown into a prominent 21,000 square foot facility employing over 75 staff members. His role as the primary shareholder and managing partner led to the significant expansion that included acquiring Saratoga Hair Transplant Center. Dr. Williams is nationally and internationally lauded, regularly presenting at key conferences. He has served over a decade on the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery's Board of Directors, including a term as President. His excellence in Facial Plastic Surgery has earned him the Castle Connelly Top Doctors award in New York from 2016 to 2019. As an active member of the Entrepreneur Organization, he contributes significantly to medical literature and is dedicated to teaching, mentoring resident doctors at Albany Medical Center. Holding an academic appointment as Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Williams is also a recipient of the American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award, acknowledging his valuable contributions to medical education. His extensive experience and commitment to mentoring new physicians highlight his dedication to the advancement of facial plastic surgery.

You'll learn

  • How to Build More than a Practice, How to Build a Legacy
  • Strategies for establishing yourself as a leader in a specialized field
  • Techniques to make complex industry concepts approachable and understandable
  • How to build and maintain a successful practice in facial plastic surgery
  • The importance of mentorship and training in professional development
  • How to navigate the dynamics of leadership roles within professional organizations
  • Strategies for staying ahead in the evolving field of medical aesthetics
  • How to balance clinical expertise with business acumen
  • Ways to foster a collaborative and enlightening work environment
  • Insights into driving innovation and excellence in a competitive industry


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Building More Than a Practice: Leaving a Legacy
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