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Cheri Nason, MD, FAAP

Cheri Nason, MD, FAAP


Dr. Nason has been a board certified Pediatrician since finishing residency in 1998 and has enjoyed working in pediatrics for over 20 years. She joined Desert Shores Pediatrics upon her move to Arizona in 2006.

Dr. Nason has had a passion for working with kids since she was one herself and knew at a young age that she wanted to be a pediatrician after having fond memories of her doctor growing up in Ohio.  She spent her summers in high school as a summer camp counselor and volunteer at the local hospital further solidifying her dream of wanting to care for kids.

Dr. Nason received her undergraduate degree at University of California, San Diego and then worked in lab research for 1 year at Scripps Institute prior to attending medical school. 
She returned to the Midwest, attending The Medical College of Wisconsin to earn her medical degree, where she was awarded the "Friends of the Medical College of Wisconsin Service Award" in recognition of her outstanding service as President of the Student Assembly and "The Golden Rule Award for Outstanding Community Service" for her work at a local free clinic.

Dr. Nason then returned to California to complete her internship and residency training at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford Medical Center where she trained under world renowned pediatric specialists.  After residency, she had a thriving private pediatric practice in Silicon Valley/Mountain View, California, for 8 years until her move to Arizona to be closer to family in 2006 when she joined Desert Shores Pediatrics.

Dr. Nason is happily married to her college sweetheart and they have 2 children in high school that keep them busy with basketball and soccer games.  In her free time, she has a passion for travel around the world to experience different cultures and loves a good book. 

Education and Training:

1995-1998    Internship/Residency at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford Medical Center

1991-1995    M.D. from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1986-1990    BA in Biochemistry/Cell Biology from University of California, San Diego

1998-present    Board Certified in Pediatrics, most recent certification October, 2015

In practice since 1998

 

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