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Marvin Williams Jr., DO

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Member of OU Health Physicians

About Marvin Williams Jr.

“A good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.”


Affiliations Oklahoma Children's Hospital – Prenatal Diagnostic Center, Oklahoma Children's Hospital
  • Meritorious Service Medal 2008
  • Meritorious Service Medal 2001
  • Bronze Star Medal 2008
  • Dewayne Andrews MD Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Army Achieve Medal 1995
  • Medical Director MFM Clinic Service; Academy of Teaching Scholars
  • American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Department of the Army Chief Army Reserve Certificate of Appreciation: For successful completion of 20 years of service 2010
  • Army Service Ribbon 1994
  • National Defense Service Medal 2006
  • National Defense Service Medal 1994
  • Army Commendation Medal 1996
  • Army Overseas Ribbon 1996
  • Expert Field Medical Badge 1995
  • Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology National Faculty Award
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 2006
Health Education
  • Medical School
  • DO Oklahoma State University COM
    Tulsa, OK
  • Residency
  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology William Beaumont Army Medical Center
  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH
  • Fellowship
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2005
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine 2007
Medical Interests Areas of Interest:
  • Medical complications in pregnancy
  • Obstetrical ultrasound
  • Preterm labor
  • Ultrasound complications of pregnancy
Research Interests:

Williams, M., Zantow, E. W.*, Turrentine, M. (2020). Cost Effectiveness of Latest Recommendations for Group B Streptococci Screening in the United States. Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ahead of Print. DOI: doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003649

Pierce, S. L.*, Zantow, E. W.*, Phillips, S. D., Williams, M. (2019). Methamphetamine-Associated Cardiomyopathy in Pregnancy: A Case Series. Mayo Clinic proceedings, 94(3), 551-554. PMID: 30832798. DOI: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2018.12.008

Goodman, J. R., Peck, J., Landmann, A., Williams, M., Elimian, A. (2018). An evaluation of nutritional and vasoactive stimulants as risk factors for gastroschisis: a pilot study. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal&Neonatal Medicine. DOI: 10.1080/14767058.2018.133657

Fields, D. A., George, B., Williams, M., Whitaker, K., Allison, D.B., Teague, A., Demerath, E.W. (2017). Associations between human breast milk hormones and adipocytokines and infant growth and body composition in the first 6months of life. Pediatric Obesity, 12, 78-85. DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12182

Elimian, A., Smith, K. M., Williams, M., Knudtson, E. J., Goodman, J. R., Escobedo, M. B. (2016). A randomized controlled trial of intramuscular versus vaginal progesterone for the prevention of recurrent preterm birth. International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 134(2), 169-72. PMID: 27168167. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2016.01.010

Elimian, A., Goodman, J., Nightingale, L. D., Knudtson, E. J., Williams, M. (2014). Immediate compared with delayed cord clamping in the preterm neonate: a randomized controlled trial. Obstetrics and gynecology, 124(6), 1075-9. PMID: 25415157. DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000556

Williams, M., Chakravarty, E. F. (2014). Rheumatoid arthritis and pregnancy: impediments to optimal management of both biologic use before, during and after pregnancy. Current opinion in rheumatology, 26(3), 341-6. PMID: 24663107. DOI: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000046

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