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Daniel H Williams IV, MD

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UW Medical Foundation Centennial Building
1685 Highland Ave
MADISON, WI 53705-2281

Daniel H Williams IV, MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Vice Chair for Education
Urology Residency Program Director
UWMF Professor in Clinical Urology


  • MD, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Internship and Residency, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship, Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Williams is a board certified urologist who specializes in all aspects of male infertility including microsurgical vasectomy reversal (vasovasostomy and the more complex vasoepididymostomy), microsurgical varicocelectomy, sperm procurement techniques and cryopreservation, and treatment of testicular failure and male hypogonadism (testosterone deficiency). In addition, his work in general urology includes medical and surgical treatments of erectile dysfunction; Peyronie’s disease; diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (including laser treatment of BPH); urinary tract infections, and prostatitis. Dr. Williams also performs vasectomies.

Research Interests

Dr. Williams’ research interests in male infertility include the preservation of fertility in men with cancer, the effects of advanced paternal age and the environment on male reproductive potential, and clinical outcomes of male reproductive tract reconstructions.

Recent Publications
  • Williams DH. Fertility preservation in the male with cancer. Curr Urol Rep 2013 Aug; 14(4):315-26.
    [PubMed ID: 23812951]
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  • Chen X, Raca G, Laffin J, Babaian KN, Williams DH. Chromosomal abnormalities in 2 cases of testicular failure. J. Androl. 2011 May-Jun; 32(3):226-31.
    [PubMed ID: 20966427]
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  • McAchran SE, Williams DH, MacLennan GT. Renal cell carcinoma metastasis to the bladder. J. Urol. 2010 Aug; 184(2):726-7.
    [PubMed ID: 20639046]
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  • Williams DH. Sperm banking and the cancer patient. Ther Adv Urol 2010 Feb; 2(1):19-34.
    [PubMed ID: 21789080, PMCID: 3126065]
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  • Williams DH, Karpman E, Sander JC, Spiess PE, Pisters LL, Lipshultz LI. Pretreatment semen parameters in men with cancer. J. Urol. 2009 Feb; 181(2):736-40.
    [PubMed ID: 19091343]
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  • Karpman E, Williams DH, Wilberforce S, Lipshultz LI. Compound genetic abnormalities in patients with cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator gene mutation. Fertil. Steril. 2007 Jun; 87(6):1468.e5-8.
    [PubMed ID: 17254580]
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  • Williams DH, Karpman E, Lipshultz LI. Varicocele: surgical techniques in 2005. Can J Urol 2006 Feb; 13 Suppl 1():13-7.
    [PubMed ID: 16526975]
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  • Karpman E, Williams DH, Lipshultz LI. Vasectomy reversal: new techniques and role in the era of intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Can J Urol 2006 Feb; 13 Suppl 1():22-7.
    [PubMed ID: 16526977]
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  • Karpman E, Williams DH, Lipshultz LI. IVF and ICSI in male infertility: update on outcomes, risks, and costs. ScientificWorldJournal 2005 Nov 16; 5():922-32.
    [PubMed ID: 16299644]
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