Ericka Walker Williams, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis


Ericka Walker Williams, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in primary and preventive care, Type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and systemic lupus.

Dr. Williams earned her medical degree at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed an internship in internal medicine at George Washington University and a residency in internal medicine at the University of Southern California. She gained advanced training through a fellowship in rheumatology and immunology at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2022.

Dr. Williams is a member of the National Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American College of Rheumatology, and the C.V. Roman Medical Society.

Personal Note

In addition to her medical practice, Dr. Williams serves as a volunteer for and former leader of the medical ministry at Concord Church in Dallas, Texas. She and her husband and their three children live in Grand Prairie, where her hobbies include music, singing, football, and travel.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Meharry Medical College (2002-2006)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2010-2012), Rheumatology
  • Residency - LAC + USC Medical Center (2007-2009), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - The George Washington University (2006-2007), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • C.V. Roman Medical Society
  • National Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Employee of the Quarter 2020, Southeast Dallas Health Center Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2005, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Disease Fellowship 2003, Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • Young Women in Pursuit of Excellence 2001

Clinical Focus

  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Dr. Ericka Walker Williams

Dr. Williams talks about her approach to patient care.