William G Harmon

William G Harmon, MD

Critical Care: Pediatric
Call 434.243.5500
Primary Location:
University Hospital

1215 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Research Interests:

Pediatric cardiac intensive care and cardiomyopathy

Clinical Practice:
Pediatric Critical Care
Associate Professor

William Harmon, MD, is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics and the director of pediatric critical care services at UVA. 

Dr. Harmon was born in upstate New York and attended Alleghany College in Pennsylvania for his undergraduate education and the State University of New York at Syracuse for medical school. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of Rochester and then moved to Chicago for a pediatric critical care fellowship at Northwestern University. He completed a second fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, and then joined the faculty there. He later moved to the University of Miami and served as director of pediatric cardiac critical care and director of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the Holtz Children’s Hospital. He came to UVA in 2013. 

Outside of work, Dr. Harmon and his wife enjoy travelling and exploring all the outdoor and cultural experiences that Charlottesville and Virginia have to offer. He has participated in a number of charitable trips to provide perioperative and consultative cardiac care in such places as the Caribbean, Central America and Africa. Here at UVA, Dr. Harmon focuses his efforts on promoting the best, state-of-the-art care in our pediatric and pediatric cardiac intensive care units.  


  • 2015-2020 Best Doctors in America® List 
SUNY Upstate Medical Center
University of Rochester (Pediatrics)
Northwestern University (Pediatric Critical Care); University of Rochester (Pediatric Cardiology)