Sharon Menkus M.D., F.A.A.P.

Sharon D. Menkus graduated from Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and honors in experimental psychology. She then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and graduated with honors in pediatrics. From 1989 to 1992, Dr. Menkus did her pediatric internship and pediatric residency at Ohio State University’s Columbus Children’s Hospital. Since 1992, Dr. Menkus has been practicing at Pediatric and Adolescent Associates. She is board certified through the American Academy of Pediatrics and is also a certified Fellow and Diplomat of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

What are your hobbies?

Bike riding, needlepoint, and spending time with my family

Advice for expecting parents:

Get ready for an incredible adventure.

Advice for new parents:

Enjoy every moment because children are only small for a very short time.

Advice for parents of teenager:

(will need to update this once my son makes it through this stage)

Most important thing you’ve learned by being a parent yourself:

Expect the unexpected!

* Most important parenting advice for all ages is to set a good example and live the life you want your children to lead.