Valerie Sheppard, M.D., FAAP

Valerie Sheppard, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrician located in Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA & Costa Mesa, CA

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About Dr. Sheppard


Dr Valerie Sheppard is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Originally from the Seattle area, Dr Sheppard attended college in California at Clermont Mckenna College where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Anthropology.

Receiving her medical degree from Loma Linda University Dr Sheppard completed her residency training at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.

After residency, she was honored to serve as a teacher, mentor, and advocate for residents at Loma Linda University as a chief resident.


Experience and Specialties

Experienced in out patient and inpatient car, Dr Sheppard’s special interests include newborns, care of twins /multiples, and ADHD management. She has a passion for community service and international medicine, leading her residency volunteer program and spending a month giving medical presentations in Hangzhou, China.



Dr Sheppard is a proud mom of 3, including twins. Dr Sheppard enjoys traveling, Hiking and musical theater with her husband and children. She is available at our Costa Mesa office Hoag location.



All our Drs are Proud Fellows of the AAP , American Academy of Pediatrics