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Sub Specialty:
Neurology (pediatric)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Northwest
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
82 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Pediatric Epilepsy Center
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
6th Floor, Unit 6E
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-6928

Pediatric Neurology
Specialty Care Center Hermitage
875 N. Hermitage Rd.
Hermitage, PA 16148
Office Phone:
(724) 347-4596

Children's Pine Center
11279 Perry Hwy.
Suite 202
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5520

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5520


Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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January 26, 2017

My son has P.T.S.Dr. and is very anxious around doctors and the hospital. Everyone was kind and patient. Dr. Williams was kind and patient with him!

January 11, 2017

The pediatric neurology division has been a joy to work with all these years. I am seriously disappointed that my son turns 21 this year and will no longer be able to work with UPMC because I have Highmark insurance. I will truly miss working with the UPMC group and if the rules change, please let me know so I can return to your group.

January 11, 2017

We were pleased overall with the experience.

December 14, 2016

other then the long wait time to see Dr Williams our visit was amazing. She was very good with my daughter talking directly to her and explaining everything she was going as she went. I would strongly recommend her to any on that needs a pediatric neurologist to her.

December 09, 2016

Extremely pleased with physician. She never had seen my daughter. She listened!!!!!! She also accepted us even though the computer had cancelled out appointment without notifying us. I appreciated the entire staff's efforts and care. My daughter needed a medication change. If we can not see Dr. Safier, we will definitely be using Dr. Williams again.

November 30, 2016

Dr. Williams and her staff are so nice and caring!

October 28, 2016

Dr. Williams really took the time to explain everything related to my daughter's condition. She also ordered follow up testing and addressed concerns before I even voiced the concerns. She was so thorough in her explanations and care for my daughter, that when I left, I felt any questions I could have had were answered. I so appreciated her care and concern regarding my daughter.

August 31, 2016

I know that Dr. Williams often runs late on appointments, but that's is because she takes time with patients and families and does not make you feel rushed. it is hard to get an appointment with her or anyone in neurology, but at least you know when she sees you she is going to answer all of your questions and concerns. she is very comforting.

August 12, 2016

this provider was exceptionally kind and down to earth when discussing how to manage her medical concerns and participate fully in life. provider was forward looking and gave my daughter lots of assurances

August 11, 2016

Dr. Williams was amazing!!