Faculty Profile

Jennifer L. Williams, MD

Jennifer L. Jones, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery & Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine


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Board Certified – General Surgery

Board Eligible – Colon and Rectal Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member



After receiving her MD degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 2011, Dr. Jennifer Jones did her general surgery residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Upon completion of her colon and rectal surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 2019, she joined the faculty at Emory Surgery. Her primary clinical location is the colon and rectal surgery service at Emory University Hospital Midtown.


  • Emory University Hospital Midtown

  • The Emory Clinic


  • MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Class of 2011

  • General Surgery Residency, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 2011-2018

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2018-2019

Honor and Awards

  • Resident Research Award, 2016 Annual Meeting, Pacific Coast Surgical Association, hosted by the Southern California Caucus

  • First Prize, Resident Research Day, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 2016

  • Poster of Distinction, 2015 Annual Meeting, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American Society for Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • American College of Surgeons

Clinical Interests

  • Crohn's disease

  • Ulcerative colitis

  • Colon cancer

  • Rectal cancer

  • Diverticular disease

  • Anorectal disorders

  • Minimally invasive surgery

  • Endoscopy

  • Anal cancer

  • Hereditary colorectal cancer

Research Interests

  • Minimally invasive surgery

  • Diverticular disease

  • Colon and rectal cancer