Kendra Woods, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Specialist

    About me

    Dr. Kendra Woods is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine, specializing in the care of critically ill children in the hospital. Before joining SIU, Dr. Woods worked as a pediatric critical care physician 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 and a pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where she served as both chief fellow and chief resident.  She received her medical degree from SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, I.  She graduated as valedictorian with a bachelor’s degree from Truman State University in Kirksville, MO.  Woods is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.



    Education & training

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Board Certifications
    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    Medical School
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    Undergraduate Degree
    Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
    Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA - Pediatrics
    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


    Hospital privileges

    • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
    • Memorial Health, Springfield IL