Dr. Nicole Williams is a native of East St. Louis and board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. With the philosophy of marrying both alternative and traditional medicine, Dr. Williams opened The Gynecology Institute of Chicago in July 2013. Since that time, she has expanded the GIC to 3 locations and has cared for thousands of patients (and their vaginas). Dr. Williams has a degree in English Literature and Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MD from Loyola University Chicago. In 2008, she made it to the final round of ABC's ''The Mole'' reality show, taking second place. Dr. Williams has appeared in Redbook, Prevention Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Chicago Sun-Times, WomensForum.com, and Bustle. She is a tireless advocate for women's health issues, especially maternal issues, and has successfully lobbied Congress on behalf of her patients, having her formal remarks entered into the public record. Dr. Williams also travels the world extensively, educating and operating on those who need it in the most far flung places. She has worked in Haiti, Rwanda, Ghana, the Philippines, and Cambodia, to name a few. Dr. Williams has also made many appearances on ABC, NPR, WGN, CBS and FOX Chicago as a noted speaker on women's health. She lives in Chicago, IL.