Dr. Sheila Woods is a board-certified pediatrician who is retiring in 2020 and no longer accepting new patients. Dr. Woods has the utmost confidence in transferring care of current and potential new patients to Apryl Watson, FNP-BC who joined our practice in December 2018. Apryl is an excellent nurse practitioner who is dedicated to the individually tailored treatment of children, adolescents and adults struggling with ADHD and related conditions. Dr. Woods will remain as a consultant to Apryl and our practice.
Dr. Woods is originally from Kentucky and has enjoyed the upstate of South Carolina since 2009. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. Pursuing her lifelong dream of becoming a doctor, she continued her education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and furthered her training at the University of Kentucky completing both a Pediatric Internship and Residency.
Dr. Woods spent the first 10 years after residency training in private practice of Pediatrics and then spent the next 18 years as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics teaching, doing clinical research, and providing clinical care with an interest in Child Abuse, Adolescent Medicine and Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
Dr. Woods was pleased to be selected to participate in a Mini-Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology offered by the Department of Child Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York. This fellowship experience inspired her to improve mental health care for children especially regarding ADHD and related conditions such as Sleep Disorders, Autism, Anxiety, Depression, Learning Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Tourette’s syndrome, and others.
Another life-long dream of owning her own practice came true in April 2014, when Dr. Woods and Dr. Brannon opened Greenville ADHD Specialists, P.A. In summary, Dr. Woods practiced medicine in Kentucky and South Carolina for 40 years.
Dr. Woods always felt it was the highest privilege for families to allow her to evaluate their most precious family members as an attempt to alleviate the struggles they experienced. She truly and sincerely wishes to send a huge thank you to all those patients and families who allowed her this privilege.
In her leisure time, Dr. Woods enjoys her 4 young grandchildren, reading, and visiting family and friends.