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Linda Neely-Shelmire

Linda Neely-Shelmire, MD UTMB Health Provider

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  • UTMB Health Pediatric Primary Care, Lake Jackson
    • 208 Oak Drive South
      Suite 400
      Lake Jackson, TX 77566
    • Phone: (979) 285-2900
    • Fax: (979) 285-2904
  • A decorated veteran that served in the Medical Corps in Iraq, Dr. Neely-Shelmire is a board-certified pediatrician with a passion for partnering with parents to raise healthy children through wellness goals, good nutrition, physical activity, healthy sleep habits, and an approach that balances the physical, emotional and developmental aspects of being a child. A parent herself with two adult sons and a host of nieces and nephews, she enjoys spending her free time running, kayaking and with family. She holds professional memberships with the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Pediatric Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Catholic Medical Association. Awards and honors she’s received during her career include:

    • Combat Medic Badge
    • National Defense Service Medal
    • Armed Forces Reserve Medal
    • (2nd)Army Commendation Medal
    • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
    • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
    • Army Service Ribbon
    • Pediatrics Resident/Intern Award
    • Service Leadership Award
    • Dean’s Honor Roll
    • Honor Scholar
  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center - Oklahoma City, OK, 1990


    Pediatrics, Oklahoma Children's Memorial Hospital - Oklahoma City, OK, 1993


    Pediatrics, Oklahoma Children's Memorial Hospital - Oklahoma City, OK, 1994


    Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX, 1995


    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

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