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Shari L. Barkin MD, MSHS

William K. Warren Foundation Chair, Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Pediatric Obesity Research, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center SPR Past President, 2017-2018

Areas of Expertise

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    Acute Outpatient Illnesses
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    General Pediatrics
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    Medical Home Continuity of Care
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    Mild to Moderate Asthma Management
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    Pediatric General Pediatrics
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    Primary Care Prevention
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    Well Child Care


2200 Children's Way, 8th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232


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    Sign Language
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  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Cincinnati, 1991
  • Residency - Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 1994
  • Fellowship - UCLA Health System, 1998
  • Master of Science in Human Services

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics, 1994