Sharon Allred, M.D., F.A.A.P. has been practicing pediatrics for over 20 years. She is a Midwest native transplanted to the Southwest in 1998. She completed her undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of South Dakota in 1986, then went on to the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin obtaining her medical degree in 1992. Dr. Allred’s pediatric residency was at MCW, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and the University of Louisville, Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville Kentucky completing her training in 1995. She became board-certified in Pediatrics that same year. Prior to joining Desert Shores Pediatrics in 2006, she spent 3 years as an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville and over 7 years in private practice in rural Safford, Arizona. Away from the office, she enjoys golfing, traveling, sports events, and spending time with her husband, step-children, and grand children.