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Neurologist joins HRRMC medical staff

Christopher Williams, D.O., M.P.H., a board-certified neurologist who specializes in neurophysiology Christopher Williamsand 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 University.

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.