Department General Pediatrics
Primary Location Strongsville Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Strongsville Family Health Center
Primary Location

Strongsville Family Health Center

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Childrens Primary Care
  • Pediatrician
  • Pediatrics
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Preventive Pediatrics
  • Primary Care Pediatrics
  • Routine Health Maintenance Exams
  • Well-Baby Care
  • Well-Child Care
View all 10 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Cold Sores
  • Colic
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Croup
  • Dermatitis
  • Diaper Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Skin/Itchy Skin
  • Eczema
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Hay Fever
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Nausea
  • Pediatric Bronchiolitis
  • Pediatric Cellulitis
  • Pediatric Constipation
  • Pediatric Croup
  • Pediatric Disorders
  • Pediatric Hearing Loss
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Respiratory Illness
  • Ringworm
  • Skin Problems in Children
  • Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
  • Strep Throat
  • Tonsillitis
  • Treating Heartburn with Surgery
View all 32 Specialties +


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About Gary Williams, MD

Gary D. Williams, MD, is on the General Pediatrics Staff of Cleveland Clinic, is an Assistant Professor at The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.  He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Williams’s interests include:  Well newborn care, General pediatric care,  Pediatric primary care, Well care for school age children, and Well child care.

He has conducted multiple research projects, as well as published articles and abstracts on topics such as vaccine safety, antibiotic efficacy, respiratory disease in children and lead screening, among others.

He received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown, Ohio. He completed a general pediatric internship and residency at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Ohio, and was a Primary Care Faculty Development Fellow at Michigan State University.

He is a former Pediatric Residency Program Director, and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has received many honors over the years, including being named in Best Doctors in America, and Cleveland magazine’s “Top Docs.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron
Akron, OH USA

Internship - Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron
Akron, OH USA

Medical Education - Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH USA

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA

Additional Training

  • Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship, Michigan State University, 1992-1993


  • Pediatrics

Specialty Interests

Well newborn care, Well child care, General pediatrics, General pediatric preventive care, Well care for school age children

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors in America since 2001
  • Top Docs, Cleveland Magazine, since 2001
  • Division Of Pediatrics Chairman's Award for Commitment to Education 1998, 2006
  • Bruce Hubbard-Stewart Fellow, 2000–2001
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/26/2020, Dr. Williams has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

86 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

We love Dr. Williams and always have a good experience when we visit his office!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

If i need to call I am on hold a very long time. over 15 minutes. So I hate to miss a call from the doctor's nurses when they respond to questions or appointment calls.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Dr. Williams is knowledgeable and great with kids.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr. William's was excellent and answered all questions

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

We love Dr Williams. He is a fantastic doctor for both of my kids. Caring, straight forward, and adds a bit of humor for the kids which they like.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

I cant express enough how lucky i feel to have my kids health in the care of Dr. Williams and his team.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2020

Great Dr. very friendly and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

Dr. Williams and Mya are always caring and professional.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

excellent experience! we could not have asked for better care for our son. Mya is so sweet and Dr. Williams is knowledgeable, calming, and kind!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

we are so happy we chose Dr Williams

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Williams is absolutely amazing and my kids love it there. fantastic pediatric staff!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

*Dr. Williams always listens to my concerns & helps me figure out the best way to care for my daughter so lucky to have him as our doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Dr Williams is excellent. We have never had a bad experience with him. He is thorough, patient, explains things clearly without talking down to you. We never feel rushed and he always takes time to answer all of our questions.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

The nurse Maya was fabulous, as always. Dr. Williams did a great job assessing my concerns about my picky eating toddler and gave me a lot of great suggestions to help. The staff is always wonderful!

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Dr. William's exceeded my expectations

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