Kendra Woods, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Pediatric Critical Care
Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Intensivist

Specialties

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Developmental/Behavior

Treatments and Conditions

About

Dr. Kendra Woods is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine. She is also a physician with SIU Medicine, the medical school’s group practice. Before joining SIU, Woods worked as a pediatric intensivist at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA, and at Mercy Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She completed a pediatric critical care fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (2017) where she was chief fellow. She completed a pediatric residency also at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (2013) where she was chief resident (2014). She earned her medical degree at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, IL (2010). She graduated valedictorian with a bachelor’s degree from Truman State University in Kirksville, MO (2006). She is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Education

Medical School: 
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
School: 
Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
Residency: 
Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
Fellowship: 
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Medical Experience

  • Certificate in Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA