Sharon Williams, MD
Division Chief, Crital Care
Residency: Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland
Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care, Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland-University of California, San Francisco
Board Certification: Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care
Sharon Williams, MD is an expert in pediatric critical care. She can discuss issues related to the treatment of critically ill children, such as respiratory failure, common infections, and care for pediatric trauma victims. Her patients range in age from infancy to young adults and can have a variety of serious injuries and/or illnesses such as kidney failure, poisonings, heart problems or seizures. Children’s Hospital Oakland’s level 1 pediatric trauma center and emergency department is the busiest pediatric critical care facility in Northern California.
Dr. Williams also has experience providing medical care and setting up medical programs in third world countries. In 2003, she established a pediatric resuscitation course in Belize. Also, in 2008, she set up an intensive care unit in Nigeria through Medical Cares, a local non-profit that provides medical assistance to children in underserved communities around the world.
Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for children under 15 in the United States. The most common injuries are caused by motor vehicle accidents, poisoning, suffocation and/or drowning.
Level 1 pediatric trauma center
Level 1 is the highest designation that a trauma center can receive. Pediatric trauma centers of this level provide highly specialized medical care and utilize the most advanced technologies available.
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