Shakha Gillin, MD, FAAP, has been in North County since 1990. She attended UCSD for her undergraduate education and medical school. She did residency at UC Irvine and was the chief resident at Miller Children’s Hospital in Long Beach. She practiced pediatrics in La Jolla for five years and Encinitas for five years. She also worked at a private practice in Newport Beach and at the Rady Children’s Hospital Emergency Department.

Dr. Shakha Gillin has a special interest in preventative care, particularly healthy and active lifestyles for children. She was recognized by San Diego Magazine as a “Top Doctor” annually in their rankings for 2006-2018. She was recognized as “Best Pediatrician” by Ranch and Coast. She was the founder of the North County Pediatric Journal Club and is a Francis Parker board trustee.

She is a contributing author for AAP HealthyChildren.org and Crossfit.com. She lives in Del Mar with her husband Scott, a Pediatric Anesthesiologist and their son, Taj. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising and shopping.

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