"Hampton Roads Pediatrics is truly my home away from home. As a primary care physician, CHKD has given me the opportunity to care for the children of Hampton Roads easily through its many avenues of access to specialists, emergency care, inpatient and outpatient services."
Dr. Theresa Sheppard
American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Residency: Lebonheur Children's Hospital
Dr. Sheppard is from a small town in Southern Illinois. She enjoys working at CHKD, as it gives her the opportunity for continuity of care for the families she serves. Dr. Sheppard has four children of her own, ranging in age from teenager to toddler.
She loves taking care of not only her children, but all of the children in her CHKD family at Hampton Roads Pediatrics. She is proud to have been part of the CHKD family since 2010 and looks forward to many years to come.
Community Involvement and Memberships
Dr. Sheppard helps with local school activities and volunteers with her daughter's gymnastics team.
She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and a strong supporter of the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) as her youngest child has juvenile diabetes.