214-943-2200

Derek Williams, MD

Dr. Williams is fellowship trained in general and minimally invasive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. He obtained his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, and completed his residency in General Surgery and his fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Dr. Williams is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. William’s practice is located on the campus of Methodist Richardson Medical Center.


Trisha Allen, PA

Trisha Allen, PA, assists Dan Meyer, MD, at Methodist Heart and Lung. Trisha completed her graduate training at Massachusetts School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and has special interest in cardiothoracic surgery.


Jacob Vintinner, PA-C

Jacob Vintinner, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Sports Sciences and Public Health from Texas Tech University. He, then, went on to the University of Tennessee College of Medicine where he earned his Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies. Jacob assists Dr. Williams in surgery as well as in clinic and hospital settings. In his free time he enjoys traveling, mountain biking, and playing golf.

Methodist Charlton Medical Center
3430 West Wheatland Road
POB I, Suite 202
Dallas, TX 75237
Methodist Richardson Medical Center
2821 E. President George Bush Fwy.
Suite 404
Richardson, TX 75082
214-599-2600