Dr Leila Williams was born in Manila, Philippines. She grew up in Los Angeles, CA and joined the U.S. Air Force at the age of 19. She was promoted below the zone and was selected to receive Bootstrap Undergraduate Scholarship. She graduated from University of Colorado with High Honors. She received a Health Professional Scholarship from the U.S. Navy and was promoted from an Enlisted military member to U.S. Naval Officer. She attended medical school in Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. She completed her Family Medicine Internship and Residency from Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, CA.
Dr Williams served as a Naval Officer and retired from active duty military service after serving for over 20 years ashore (Lackland Air Force Base TX, Sheppard Air Force Base TX, Peterson Air Force Base CO, Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base CA, San Diego Naval Medical Center CA, Naval Base Newport RI, Corpus Christi Naval Air Base TX, New London Submarine Base CT, Kaneohe Marine Corps Base, and Pearl Harbor Naval Base Hawaii) deployed on board battleships (USS Pelelieu and USS Boxer) to Vietnam, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Singapore. Guam, El Salvador and Peru. She was forward deployed in harm’s way with the Marine Corps Air Wing in support of the Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Dr Williams has served in varying capacities as staff Family Medicine Physician, Team Leader, Mission Commander, Medical Planner for Humanitarian Missions, Military Medical Liaison for International Host Nations and Non Governmental Charitable Organizations, Medical Director, Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff and Chief Medical Officer in Ambulatory Care, Emergency Room, Urgent Care and Inpatient settings. She has received numerous awards and accolades as a result of her outstanding service.
Dr Williams is married to Mark Wood who is a Telecommunication Consultant. They live in Austin, Texas. She has three adult children: Priscilla an Architectural Engineer, Samantha a Computer Information Systems/Event Organizer/Executive Assistant, and TJ a college senior at University of Arkansas- Fayetteville graduating this December with a degree in Finance and Data Analytics. She is a proud grandmother to Henry Porter Norosky. Dr Williams is an avid runner and has ran several Half Marathons, Full Marathons, and Triathlons. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling, going to concerts, trying out new restaurants, spending time at the gym, boating and hiking.
Dr Williams’ corps values of Honor, Courage, and Commitment guides her through her personal and professional life. She is passionate about providing the highest quality of care to all her patients while ensuring success to the medical facilities by learning to develop and adapt ways to reduce variation in care deliveries, improve efficiencies, leadership development, training and compliance. She cares for her patients, colleagues, and staff like they are her own family.
Dr. Naglieri graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University. She then attended University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas and graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 2000. She completed her residency at McLennan County Family Medicine Progam in 2003 and is board certified in Family Medicine.
She moved to Austin after residency in 2003 to practice with a large group. In 2009 she fulfilled her dream of opening her own practice and is excited to share this chapter of her life. Dr. Naglieri truly considers it a blessing to be called to the medical profession. She enjoys building life-long relationships with her patients while helping them achieve the best physical and mental health possible. Dr. Naglieri is compassionate, competent, and kind.
Although not an Austin native, Dr. Naglieri now considers it her home. She and her husband have two children. Being “Mommy” to Grace and Michael has brought an indescribable joy to her life. She understands the trials of motherhood and appreciates the challenges in balancing work and family. In her free time she enjoys church, spending time on the lake, college football, running and spending time with her family and friends.
She welcomes the opportunity to make your family a part of ours here at River Hills Family Medicine.
Kelly obtained her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas after earning two Bachelor of Science degrees in Nutritional Science and Biology at The University of Texas. She placed in the top 8% of her Physician’s Assistant class which earned a place in the “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities.” and scored among the top 6% nationally in the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam in 2010.
Kelly began her career providing primary care for patients from age 2 to 97 in a well-established Family Practice clinic in Bedford, Texas. After moving to Austin in 2014, she worked autonomously as a sole provider at a local urgent care clinic. One year later she became a provider for a busy downtown practice performing many of the same duties she will be doing here at River Hill Family Medicine such as primary and acute care, chronic disease management, and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.
Kelly embraces the River Hills Family philosophy to provide unparalleled personal care to each and every one of our patients. She and her husband enjoy calling Austin home.