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School of Medicine Columbia

Faculty and Staff

Rebecca Williams Widener, M.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics
School of Medicine Columbia
Phone: 803-434-7995

Nine Medical Park

Medical Education

Medical University of South Carolina, MD, 2005


University of Kentucky, 2009


University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012


Pediatrics - Primary

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, 2009


Dr. Rebecca Widener is a native of South Carolina. Prior to medical school, she became involved with Family Connection of SC, a nonprofit for families who have children with special needs. Through them, Dr. Widener became interested in pediatric care. She attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina, then pursued a residency in pediatrics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. After serving as chief resident her last year there, she went on to Birmingham, AL, to specialize in pediatric infectious diseases at The Children's Hospital, University of Alabama. Dr. Widener is excited to be joining Palmetto Children's Hospital and USC as a pediatric infectious disease specialist this year.

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