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Kayla Williams


Pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist
Amateur chef, fitness fan and travel enthusiast

About me

Pronouns: She | Her | Hers

Dr. Kayla Williams is a pediatric physiatrist, a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation for infants, children and adolescents. She cares for patients who were born with or have developed physical impairments or disabilities, including those involving brain or spinal cord injuries, amputations or limb deficiencies, rheumatic disorders (such as juvenile arthritis), neurological conditions, cancer and musculoskeletal conditions.

Williams earned her medical degree at Howard University College of Medicine. She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation and a fellowship in pediatric rehabilitation at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

In addition to caring for patients, Williams enjoys mentoring and teaching other medical professionals.

  • Education

    Howard University, MD, 2017

  • Residencies

    UT Southwestern, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2021

  • Fellowships

    UT Southwestern, Pediatric Rehabilitation, 2023

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

My focus is on optimizing quality of life for children with physical challenges as well as for their families.

Where I see patients (4)

    Tender wagging care

    Our therapy dogs spread joy and smiles at the bedside and throughout the hospital.

    Visit Child Life services