Christopher Williams, D.O., M.P.H., a board-certified neurologist who specializes
and sleep medicine, has joined the medical staff at Heart of the Rockies
Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Williams will team up with Dr. Yvonne Rollins in the HRRMC Neurology
and Sleep Medicine practice. He will oversee sleep studies at the Salida
hospital; read and interpret electroencephalograms (EEGs); and provide
general neurology services, including treatment for epilepsy.
Before joining HRRMC, Dr. Williams worked as a neurologist and clinical
neurophysiologist at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. He retired
from the U.S. Air Force in 2010 after serving for 22 years. His military
experience included commanding a combat hospital in Iraq and serving as
a squadron flight surgeon during Operation Desert Shield.
Dr. Williams earned his osteopathic medical degree from Oklahoma State
University Center for Health Sciences. He completed a residency in aerospace/occupational
medicine at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine in Texas,
and a residency in neurology at the Wilford Hall U.S. Air Force Medical
Center in Texas.
Following his residency, Dr. Williams completed a fellowship in clinical
neurophysiology at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San
Antonio. Neurophysiology is the study of the functioning of the nervous
system. He also earned a master’s degree in public health from Harvard
He is board certified in clinical neurophysiology, neurology, sleep medicine,
occupational medicine and aerospace medicine.
Dr. Williams is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. He currently
serves as an aviation neurology special consultant to the Federal Air
Surgeon in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and has been recognized
twice as a “Top Doc” by
Colorado Springs Style Magazine.
To make an appointment with Dr. Williams at the HRRMC Medical Clinics in
Salida, call 719-530-2000.