Williams Kevin highres whitecoat forsiteAssistant Professor

Areas of Interest
pediatric orthopaedic surgery with an emphasis on pediatric sports medicine


Dr. Williams joined Children's of Alabama as assistant professor after graduation from fellowship in 2020. He lives in Birmingham with his fiancé and two German Shepherds. His clinical interests are in general pediatric orthopaedic surgery with emphasis in pediatric sports medicine. Dr. Williams obtained his undergraduate degree in psychology from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. His psychology research focused on the sports medicine side of social psychology as well as the role of "self-handicapping" within social structures. He then went on to receive his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

Dr. Williams then underwent residency training at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. There he researched the involvement of vitamin D in orthopedics, specifically in pediatric and trauma populations. He also participated in trauma and foot and ankle research in residency. During his fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, he learned from world-renowned pediatric sports medicine surgeons and researched pediatric trauma and sports medicine.

He is a member of the Southern Orthopedic Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America. He also is a member of the Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine multidisciplinary society where he has given several presentations and plans to participate in committees and pursue leadership opportunities.

Honors and Awards

  • Palmetto Health Orthopedic Center Resident Research Award 2019
  • Palmetto Health Man of Impact 2018
  • 1st place South Carolina Orthopedic Society (SCOA) Resident Research Competition 2017
  • Junior Resident of the Year 2016
  • Junior Resident of the Year 2015
  • Glenn and Marianna Irwin Scholarship 2013


Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine

University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Pediactric Orthopedics

Select Publications

Book Chapters


Campus Address
UAB Highlands 316

(205) 638-9540