Treatment & Services
- Healthcare Epidemiology
- Infectious Disease Consultation
- Infectious Disease Treatment
- Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender( LGBT Health)
- Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy
- Solid Organ Transplant
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- AIDS & HIV
- Bone and Joint Infection
- Bone Marrow Transplant Related Infections
- Cardiac Device Infections
- Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection
- Chlamydia Trachomatis
- Defibrillator Infections
- Fever In Transplant Recipients
- General Infectious Diseases
- General Infectious Transplant
- General Outpatient Infectious Disease
- Infective Endocarditis
- Influenza (Flu)
- International Travel Related Preparation And Diseases
- Kidney Infections
- MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
- Mycobacterial Infections
- Necrotizing Fasciitis
- Neurologic Infections
- Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacteria (ASB)
- Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)
- Prosthetic Joint Infections
- Reye's Syndrome
- Septic Arthritis
- Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
- Solid Organ Transplant Related Infections
- Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
- Spinal Infections
- Staphylococcus Aureus Infections
- Strep Throat
- Surgical Site and Hospital Acquired Infections
- Transplant Infections
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Ventricular Shunt Infections
- West Nile Virus
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Northwell Health
New Hyde Park, NY USA
Residency - Lutheran Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY USA
Medical Education - Medical University of the Americas
Nevis, St. Kitts,
- Board Certified in Internal Medicine
- Board Certified in Infectious Disease
- HIV Specialist, American Academy of HIV Medicine
Professional educational materials
MCWILLIAMS C. and Giaccio, D. USMLE Step 2 & 3 In Your Pocket, Kaplan Publishing, New York, New, York © 2013
Fischer, C. USMLE Step Three-Master the Boards (Content and Peer Reviewer), Kaplan Publishing, New York, New, York © 2012
MCWILLIAMS C. and Giaccio, D. USMLE Step 3 White Coat Pocket Guide Pocket Guide, Kaplan Publishing, New York, New, York © 2010
MCWILLIAMS C. and multiple authors, USMLE Step Three Online Question Bank, Kaplan Medical Test Prep and Admissions, New York, New, York © 2009
MCWILLIAMS C. and multiple authors, USMLE Step Two Online Question Bank, Kaplan Medical Test Prep and Admissions, New York, New, York © 2008
Fischer, C. and Faselis, C., USMLE Step Two CK Lecture Notes, Internal Medicine (Content and Peer Reviewer), Kaplan Medical Test Prep and Admissions, New York, New, York © 2008
Cvetnic W., Pino E., Koerner C., and MCWILLIAMS C., USMLE Step Two CK Lecture Notes, Pediatrics, Kaplan Medical Test Prep and Admissions, New York, New, York © 2008
MCWILLIAMS C. and multiple authors, USMLE Step Two PowerPoint Presentations for DVD Lecture Series (Contributing Author and Editor), Kaplan Medical Test Prep and Admissions, New York, New, York © 2007
Publications and Posters
CARLA MCWILLIAMS MD, Susan Condon, Rebecca M. Schwartz, Christine C Ginocchio. Incidence of Extended Spectrum β Lactamase Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumonia Isolates That Test Susceptible to Cephalosporins and Aztreonam by the Revised CLSI Breakpoints. Journal of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Doi:10.1128/JCM03613-13, Published April 30th, 2014
CARLA MCWILLIAMS MD, Kourosh Golestany, MD, Rohit Sharma, MD, Golali Nejati, MD, Anna Cyrus-Murden, MD, MPH and Dmitri Kirpichnikov, MD. Correlation of admitted nursing home residents’ hospital length of stay and vitamin D levels. Department of Internal Medicine, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA (http://www.jchimp.net/index.php/jchimp/article/view/6313/html) Vol 1, No 3, October 2011
Oikonomou KG MD, MCWILLIAMS C, MD Moussa MM MD. Oerskovia Species Bacteremia in a Diabetic Patient. J Global Infectious Disease. 2018 April-June. PMID 29910574.
Rojas E MD, Gillenwater S MD, Rivas A MD, Wulff L MD, Kaur J MD, Gonzalez M MD, De Armas Y MD, MCWILLIAMS C MD, Martinez F MD, Bejarano P MD, Hadah A MD. Incidental Pulmonary Cryptococcocus in an Asymptomatic Liver Transplant Patient. American Thoracic Society Meeting, 5/22/19, Dallas Texas
CARLA MCWILLIAMS MD, Orly Hadar MD, Amy Van MS. Factors Associated with Positive Follow Up Blood Cultures in Gram Negative Septicemia. 10/3/19. IDSA Annual Meeting, Washington DC
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Awards & Honors
The Jose M Muniz Best Teaching Faculty Award, Department of InternalMedicine, 2017-2018
Women’s Professional Staff Association, Cleveland Clinic Florida,Clinician of the Year Award 2019
Research & Publications
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121 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.6|
15 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020
Dr. Williams listen to me and she heard every word I spoke as she apologize for all the wrong that was going at the time of my visit.
Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020
Dr. McWilliams is the most caring Dr. I have ever met. I haven't seen her for over a year, yet she greeted me as if she had just seen me yesterday. Wonderful, compassionate Dr.
Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020
Dr. McWilliams is quite personable and knowledgeable. Fully respect her opinions. However, I am being referred to a Dermatologist for a skin issue that may be urgent and require a biopsy and their were no appointments available until June. That was rather disappointing. I do enjoy staying within the Cleveland Clinic system as the quality of care is unmatched. Thank You!!
Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020
Andrea Merconelli is an excellent nurse assistant as well Michelle with the process of my job paperwork . and the Dr Mc Willians have straight way to explain about my sickness
Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020
very caring empathetic physician. have always had positive visits to Cleveland Clinic
Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019
I love Dr. McWilliams! She actually listens to her patients rather than sitting in front of the computer typing the whole time. It's refreshing to see.
Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019
My experience with Cleveland Clinic thus far has been exceptionally great! I love the service and ease of having access to my doctor and test results.
Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019
I got an appointment very quickly. She was a very nice doctor. Very thorough and listened to me. I would recommend her to my friends and family.
Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019
Dr. McWilliams was very unprofessional didn't even give me the courtesy of coming into exam room. she had her assistant come into the exam room several times to let me know that she could not see me unless I had medical records which I called and had fax to them immediately. Dr. Mc Williams did not even come in and speak with me on protocol or anything very unprofessional wouldn't even explain to me the results of the findings in the fact that she received very upity and snooty. very clear did not want me as a patient.
Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019
No problems with Dr M or staff, not sure she knew my problem or if she could have done anything about it. Tried MyChart message but staff always responded - not sure the Doc got the message. Got the impression she was so busy, they didn't want to bother her.
Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019
Dr. McWilliams did not discuss individual blood results with me. I have been doing blood work for 32 years and each doctor I had in that time have always reviewed my blood work each and every time.
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019
Dr. McWilliams is warm, insightful and professional
Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019
Dr. McWilliams seemed very disinterested in helping me. She offered no help at all and I would never recommend her to anybody.
Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019
dr. left the room and I thought dr was returning - I wasn't done with my questions. dr did not come back in.
Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019
Dr. McWilliams was absolutely terrific. she remembered test results and procedures done years ago. She was caring and professional.
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