Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of Oklahoma - Oklahoma City


University of Oklahoma College of Medicine


University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Board Certifications

Neonatology, Pediatrics




Dr. Shelley Lawrence is a neonatologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

After completing her neonatal fellowship in 2004 at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, she accepted a position with Pediatrix Medical Group of Colorado, where she worked for five-and-a-half years. She returned to the University of Oklahoma in 2010 to practice academic medicine. At Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center, she was co-director of the Neonatal Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program and ECMO educator for neonatal fellows.

Dr. Lawrence received a Master of Science degree in clinical and translational medicine in 2013 with a focus on neonatal neutrophil physiology. Her research interests include neutrophil function in early onset sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis.

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