Yvette Williams-Brown, MD

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Yvette Williams-Brown, MD

Assistant Professor

Women's Health and Oncology
LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes

Dr Marian Yvette Williams-Brown is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. She is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist and came to the Dell Medical School from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. There, she served as physician co-champion for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s Woman to Woman Program, a unique support program for gynecologic cancer patients.

Having followed an academic career, teaching is very important to Dr. Williams-Brown. She currently serves as the gynecologic oncology residency rotation director in the Department of Womens’ Health. Both at Baylor College of Medicine and now at Dell Med, she has been active in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows.

Dr. Williams-Brown has special expertise in gynecologic malignancies, specifically ovarian, uterine, cervical and vulvar cancers. She also performs minimally invasive procedures including robotic surgery.

After graduating with honors from Xavier University of Louisiana, she received her medical degree from Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans. She later completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston where she also completed her fellowship in gynecologic oncology and obtained a Master’s degree in medical sciences.

Dr. Williams-Brown's clinical and research interests include cancer survivorship, palliative care and health disparities.

Outside of the hospital, Dr. Williams-Brown enjoys attending professional and college sporting events with her husband as well as delighting in the development of her twin boys.