Marc Willis DO

Dr. Willis is a graduate of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Naval Medical Center San Diego and the Naval Flight Surgeon Program at the Naval Operational Medicine Institute in Pensacola, FL. Dr. Willis served as a flight surgeon for two helicopter squadrons at Marine Corps Air Station New River and reached the rank of lieutenant commander. He completed a diagnostic radiology residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Willis’ fellowship was in musculoskeletal radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Willis is an Associate Professor of Radiology and Orthopedics at Baylor College of Medicine. His current positions in the Department of Radiology include: Associate Chairman for Quality Improvement, Chief of Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention, and Associate Program Director for the diagnostic radiology residency. His interests beyond musculoskeletal radiology involve education, quality improvement, patient safety, population health and high-value health care. He founded his department’s quality improvement program and participates in numerous committees striving to improve the quality of healthcare and patient safety. Dr. Willis is actively involved in education of medical students, residents and faculty. He has received two of Baylor College of Medicine’s Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P Faculty Excellence Awards, one for Teaching and Evaluation and the other for Educational Leadership. Dr. Willis was selected by the American Roentgen Ray Society for the 2015 ARRS Leonard Berlin Scholarship in Medical Professionalism and received the Radiology Society of North America’s 2016 RSNA Education Scholar Grant. He is currently investigating innovative quality improvement and patient safety education tools to facilitate education of healthcare providers regarding evidence-based appropriate utilization of medial imaging, reduced patient radiation exposure, appropriate contrast administration and cost of care across the continuum of medical education.