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Sharon McDonough Means

Pediatrician

Dr. Sharon McDonough Means is a top Pediatrician in Tucson, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Sharon McDonough Means is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Sharon McDonough Means is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Sharon McDonough Means is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Tucson, Arizona, Dr. Sharon McDonough Means is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Sharon McDonough Means
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Indiana University
  • Accepting new patients

My son has ADHD. Is medication safe for him?

To the Parent with a Concern: In my practice as a developmental pediatrician, I am MUCH more concerned about the cause of a child’s inattention and FIRST want a comprehensive READ MORE
To the Parent with a Concern:

In my practice as a developmental pediatrician, I am MUCH more concerned about the cause of a child’s inattention and FIRST want a comprehensive evaluation of his/her learning and cognitive abilities including language. Then I become focused on what to do about those causes. Medication unless administered along with other – often multiple – interventions invites long-term complications that amount to a bandaid over the cause.

Sincerely,

Sharon McDonough-Means, MD

My daughter is 7 years old and is a fussy eater. How can I supplement her nutrition?

Dear Mom, The issue is not what to add, but what is the CAUSE of her fussy eating. That is needed before you can decide what else to give her. Sincerely, Sharon McDonough-Means, READ MORE
Dear Mom,

The issue is not what to add, but what is the CAUSE of her fussy eating. That is needed before you can decide what else to give her.

Sincerely,

Sharon McDonough-Means, MD