Kyle Williams, MD, PhD

Christy Jagdfeld

Bio
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Kyle Williams completed his residency, fellowship (in child psychiatry), and PhD (in Investigative Medicine/Neuroimmunology) at the Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Graduate Studies.  In 2013 he joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School and founded the Pediatric Neuropsychiatry and Immunology Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he treats children with PANDAS/PANS and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and conduct research on the role of the immune system in shaping behavior.  

He’s authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and book-chapters on PANDAS, OCD, and Tourette Syndrome, and recognition throughout the years in the form of awards from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Outstanding Resident Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, and recently the Early Career Award in OCD Studies from the University of Toronto.  He has conducted research on OCD/PANDAS and Tourette Syndrome, and have evaluated and treated hundreds of children and adults with these conditions.

Most importantly, he greatly enjoys helping people manage and overcome the challenges that OCD, PANDAS, and anxiety disorders can present in their lives and the lives of their children.