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Shamieka Dixon, MD

Specialties

  • Pediatrics
Shamieka Dixon, MD
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Specialties

  • Pediatrics

  • Adolescent Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Weight Management
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Pediatric Care
    • Metabolic Disorders
    • Education/Prevention Of Substance Abuse
    • Contraceptive And Reproductive Counseling
    • STD Prevention And Treatment
    • Skin Disorders
    • Gynecological Conditions
    • General Pediatrics
    • Primary Care

Languages

  • English

Biography

“We believe adolescents have a right to comprehensive, confidential care to empower them to live their most authentic and healthy lives.”

Dr. Dixon is board certified in both pediatrics and adolescent medicine. She is the director of Adolescent Medicine at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Center for Gender Health and Teen Health Connection, a facility of Carolinas Medical Center.

She has a special interest in transgender health and reproductive health, including IUD placements and medication management for depression and anxiety in adolescents and young adults. Dr. Dixon is currently researching both reproductive and mental health care issues.

Dr. Dixon earned her medical degree at Morehouse School of Medicine and completed her residency at the Children’s National Hospital. She then followed that with a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Johns Hopkins University.

Outside of work, she loves spending time with her husband and children. She also enjoys reading, biking and connecting with her friends.

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Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Medical Education

  • Morehouse School of Medicine

Residencies

  • The George Washington University, Pediatrics

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University, Adolescent Medicine
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